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Establishing Employee Relief Funds Can Better Secure a Financial Future

Establishing Employee Relief Funds Can Better Secure a Financial Future Subscribe to the SECURE Podcast on Apple, Google or Spotify. Today, financial stability and resilience for individuals, families, and businesses is more critical than ever. A survey from the Federal Reserve shows that 32% of Americans would struggle to cover an unexpected $400 expense, highlighting the need for innovative solutions that support financial health. One such solution being discussed is the development...

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TrueNorth Launches Center for Financial Well-Being

TrueNorth Launches Center for Financial Well‑Being Written by FinFit on July 18, 2023. Posted in Press Releases. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 18, 2023 / PRNewswire / — TrueNorth Companies, L.C., a closely and privately held risk management and insurance brokerage firm headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, announced today the launch of its Center for Financial Well-Being, which is powered by FinFit, the most comprehensive financial wellness platform available to U.S. employers. With...

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Building Workplace Communities Around Wellness

Building Workplace Communities Around Wellness Subscribe to the SECURE Podcast on Apple, Google or Spotify. In the modern business world, the importance of wellness and the focus on building a strong community within the workplace is gaining momentum. This comes as no surprise considering the shift towards remote work and flexible schedules, which while advantageous, can potentially threaten the social fabric of organizations. In fact, the US Surgeon General recently reported...

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The Power of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and How it Impacts Financial Well-being

The Power of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and How it Impacts Financial Well-being In today’s economic landscape, working Americans face an alarming financial crisis. While this crisis affects individuals from all walks of life, it disproportionately impacts individuals in specific DEI groups including BIPOC, women, as well as those of disability and LGBTQIA+ status. With these DEI groups facing specific financial challenges, there is a call to employers to create a path toward lasting...

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Employee Ownership for Financial Health

Employee Ownership for Financial Health Subscribe to the SECURE Podcast on Apple, Google or Spotify. Stocks are one of the most commonly used investment options, with 58 percent of Americans reporting they owned some form of stocks in 2022, according to Gallup. But what about owning stock in the company you work for, or employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)? There are just under 14 million participants in the U.S., which amounts to around 4 percent of the U.S. population....

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Determinants for Health and Purpose

Determinants for Health and Purpose Subscribe to the SECURE Podcast on Apple, Google or Spotify. As our understanding of human behavior and motivation deepens, businesses are starting to realize the importance of providing holistic support to their employees. Mental health is becoming a major point of conversation in our society with a number of events and individuals bringing it to the forefront. The recent pandemic and subsequent inflation, the focus on mental health by...

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Employees are Losing More than Sleep over their Personal Finances

Employees are Losing More than Sleep over their Personal Finances May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to foster understanding and support for mental health issues. While mental health is influenced by various factors, one area that often is overlooked is the impact of personal finances. According to a recent Bankrate survey, more than half of Americans believe finances have had a negative effect on their mental health, up significantly from 42% last year. With inflation reaching...

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Unpacking Wellbeing in the Workplace

Unpacking Wellbeing in the Workplace Subscribe to the SECURE podcast on Apple, Google or Spotify. Wellbeing is a vague term that is thrown out often, but why is it important? The CDC states that greater wellbeing levels are associated with “decreased risk of disease, illness, and injury; better immune functioning; speedier recovery; and increased longevity” and that greater wellbeing levels are associated with improved work productivity. So, given the inherent perks high wellbeing...

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Annual Report Illustrates the Financial Crisis of the Working American

Annual Report Illustrates the Financial Crisis of the Working American Many working Americans are at a crisis point when it comes to their personal finances. With inflation reaching historic highs throughout 2022, the rising costs of everyday expenses has made it difficult, if not impossible, for workers to build their savings and avoid going into high-cost debt. Workers continue to face the high cost of necessities including food, up 7.7% over last year and shelter, up 8.1% over last year....

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Employee Financial Wellness: Getting C-Suite Buy In and Measuring for Success

Employee Financial Wellness: Getting C-Suite Buy In and Measuring for Success Subscribe to the SECURE Podcast on Apple, Google or Spotify. It is without question: Building a financially resilient workforce is good for employees and equally impactful to the bottom line of corporations large and small. But economic factors like rising inflation are putting pressure on wages and therefore, employee finances. Companies that can’t afford to give employees a 10-20% increase in pay are...

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