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Employees Increasingly Taking Money Problems to Work

Posted by Hanscom Federal Credit Union on Nov 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM

What would you do with $300 billion dollars? 

American businesses might want to ask themselves the same question. That astounding figure is the amount that businesses lose every year because of their employees’ stress levels, according to the World Health Organization, and money is a primary source of that stress. 

More than three out of four Americans (76%) cite money and work as their major sources of stress, according to a 2013 report by the American Psychological Association and American Institute of Stress.

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Topics: Financial Education, Financial Stress

Do you trust your employees with the budget?

Posted by Maria Porto on Dec 16, 2015 7:00:00 AM

“If you are wrought with financial stress and self-inflicted misfortune, you are a less effective employee. Your employer not only should be concerned with how you handle their financial resources, but how your mishandling of your own personal financial resources affects you as a human resource.” – Peter Dunn, speaker and radio host

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Topics: Financial Education, Financial Stress, Partner Relations

Eat This at Lunch to Boost Your Productivity

Posted by Maria Porto on Aug 13, 2015 10:27:00 AM

Are you and your employees taking time to eat lunch? Are you choosing to eat foods that will boost your brain power? Studies repeatedly show the importance of fueling your body and brain to reach maximum productivity — and that means no skipping meals if you want to ace that next company presentation!

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Topics: Financial Education

College Debt: Keep It in Check

Posted by MoneyWisdom Newsletter on Jun 26, 2015 8:59:56 AM

Move over credit cards – college debt is now the No. 1 source of consumer debt in America, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Topics: Student Loans, Money Management, Financial Education, Debt, College

Before You Structure an Employee Wellness Program, You Must Read This

Posted by Maria Porto on Mar 24, 2015 9:16:00 AM

Business owners have found themselves dealing with a lot of changes around health care benefits for employees since the Affordable Care Act became law. Among those changes is the new emphasis being put on employee wellness programs as part of their benefits packages.

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Topics: Financial Education

Employee Financial Wellness Impacts Your Business Growth

Posted by Maria Porto on Mar 17, 2015 8:46:00 AM

If you are trying to grow your business, you have probably discovered that there are a few ways that you can do that. For example, you could increase profits by cutting expenses, increasing sales, or by providing an excellent customer experience that extends your reputation and word-of-mouth referrals.

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Topics: Financial Education

Are Your Finances Fit or Flabby?

Posted by MoneyWisdom Newsletter on Jan 29, 2015 4:16:00 PM

We all know that staying physically active and eating healthfully can do a body good. But have you ever thought about the fitness of your finances? Your approach to money management needs regular checkups, too. You might discover that you need to trim some fat from the budget, bulk up on savings or work with a financial coach to reach your goals.

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Topics: Money Management, Financial Education

Financial stress is driving your employees mad.

Posted by Maria Porto on Dec 19, 2014 10:41:00 AM

There is a lot of talk about employee engagement lately because of its impact on productivity and retention. Ultimately, the more engaged employees are, the more successful an organization will be. Focusing on things like culture, benefits and professional development are to try and increase employee engagement and happiness.

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Topics: Financial Education

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