Voluntary Benefits Can Be Part of Overall Financial Wellness Strategy

Does your organization offer voluntary benefits?  How about a financial wellness program? Mercer's "Healthy, Wealthy and Work-Wise: The New Imperatives for Financial Security" survey found 79% of respondents trust their employers to help them with financial advice for retirement.  As studies show the impact employees' financial stress has on their work lives, employers can no longer ignore the financial aspect of... Read More

Stress Never Sleeps: Stress Awareness Month, Part 2

(Image credit: Q Carleton) Following the first post for April, which provided tips for becoming aware of how stress may manifest in our lives, let’s explore some other options for managing stress.  Ultimately, the goal is to minimize or eliminate stressors and to build healthy habits to deal with them when they arise.  We’re not all expert meditators, though, but... Read More