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Helping employees face financial stress

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Employee Benefit News spotlighted commentary from our COO Elizabeth Halkos, who asserts that when employers take steps to help employees with their financial stress, their efforts will pay off in the end.


With employee financial stress on the rise, more employers are realizing that they need to take action.

Half of America’s employees are stressed out about dealing with their financial situation, according to the 2017 PwC Employee Financial Wellness Survey. Further, 77% of stressed employees say their stress levels have increased over the past 12 months. Because employees’ financial stress often affects an organization’s productivity, employers are going to have to take a deeper dive into providing financial benefits in 2018.

Read 5 financial benefit trends to watch in 2018 online.