Employees Are Asking For Help
More employees than ever are interested in obtaining advice and guidance from their employers for their financial problems.
~ MetLife Study of Employee Benefits Trends, 2008
The Benefits to Employers are Significant:
- Enhanced productivity
- Decreased absenteeism
- Improved employee health and preventative care – lower health care costs
- Increased pay satisfaction
- Utilized benefits
It’s clear that participants in financial wellness education value the experience:
- 91% found private counseling sessions helpful
- 64% had reduced stress
- 67% had improved health and well-being
- 39% had less work absenteeism
- 36% had improved work productivity.8,9
Why Should Employers Care?
A productive healthy work environment.
Even in a good economy, individual financial wellness is important. For employers, the well-being of employees is a critical component to success. Today, the financial distress employees experience is yet one more way a bad economy impacts your business. When workplace outcomes can be improved, everyone benefits. It’s our goal to provide value to you and your employees through financial wellness to better weather any type of economy.
Be a better plan sponsor.
Most employers, as sponsors of retirement plans, have the fiduciary responsibility to act in the best interest of their participants. This important legal responsibility can be better managed by offering sponsored financial education to employees.