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FINANCIAL DISTRESS TAKING TOLL ON EMPLOYEE HEALTH.
Study Shows Employee Personal Financial Problems Contribute to Low Productivity.
A survey conducted by Personal Finance Employee Education Foundation (PFEEF) shows poor financial health of employees negatively impacts productivity in the workplace. "Financially distressed employees have trouble functioning in their jobs, and this is hurting their health as well as taking a bite out of the employer's bottom line," says Dr. E. Thomas Garman, president of PFEEF.
New Way to Increase College Retention, Decrease Student Debt / Colleges Teach Students to Manage Money
The economic crisis is affecting higher education. With fewer college students qualifying for student loans, and those with loans carrying large balances, more students are withdrawing from college for financial reasons. Some private and public colleges and universities are taking a new approach by teaching personal financial management skills.
Financial Literacy Needed for College Students: Benedictine Students Use Goodmoneyhabits.com
While teaching accounting to college students, Vicki Jobst discovered that they know very little about managing money. So the Benedictine University business instructor has helped establish a new personal money management course at Benedictine that incorporates Goodmoneyhabits.com.
Business College Teaches Students Money Management Skills: Goodmoneyhabits.com Required for All Students...
January 28, 2009
Jamestown, N.Y., January 28, 2009— With the national economy declining, financial concerns are increasing.
How to finance an education is a major concern for most families when making college decisions.
Many college administrators agree that now, more than ever, their students need money management skills.
Business Owner Uses Online Financial Education to Learn Money Concepts: Money Management Program...
January 26, 2009
Baton Rouge, La., January 26, 2009 –For Anne Wilks, the sales course she agreed to teach was just another assignment.
But then the 36-year-old corporate trainer discovered an online financial education program that would change her life...After using the online program for a month, Wilks began turning her finances around.
Managing Money in College and Beyond: Goodmoneyhabits.com Integrated into University Core Curriculum...
February 5, 2008
Their parents weren't required to take a personal finance class to graduate from college.
But their parents didn't have more than $20,000 in debt, on average, at graduation.
And nearly half of their parents' generation didn't default on loans, have cars repossessed, or file bankruptcy in their 20s.
So today’s students at Missouri Southern State University must complete a course that teaches them to manage their money.
Employers Find a New Way to Reduce Health Care Costs: Financial Education Programs Improve Employee Health...
July 11, 2007
For many employers, the rising cost of health care is their greatest concern.
Communities and states throughout the U.S. have formed alliances of employers, insurance groups and providers to investigate methods to reduce health care expenses.
The Louisiana Health Care Alliance is one of the first in the U.S. to introduce workplace financial education as a means to lower health care costs.
From Young and in Debt to Achieving Financial Goals: Goodmoneyhabits.com, Online Financial Program, Helps...
January 22, 2007
Nearly half of young Americans reported experiencing significant financial challenges.
And although they want to save, many can't.
One young professional reports solutions in goodmoneyhabits.com.
BRECO Federal Credit Union Offers Online Financial Education Program...
November 1, 2006
Goodmoneyhabits.com Helps People Save, Budget
BRECO Federal Credit Union in Baton Rouge, La., announced a new service available to both members and non-members.
BRECO is now offering Goodmoneyhabits.com, The EDSA Group's online financial education program, to help individuals manage their personal finances.
Alliance Benefit Group Offers Financial Education Program...
October 18, 2006
Alliance Benefit Group (ABG), a leading provider of retirement plan services, is offering comprehensive financial education services to companies providing retirement plans through its 15 national licensed offices.
Available in live workshops and through an interactive online program, Goodmoneyhabits.com, the education services will help employees of ABG clients plan and save for retirement.
Defined Benefit Contribution Plans and Auto-Enrollment: Financial Education Needed...
October 10, 2006
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 allows employers to offer automatic enrollment into defined contribution pension plans.
This practice was the topic of the Pension and Investment West Coast Defined Contribution Conference, where experts agreed that without employer-provided financial education, auto-enrollment will not correct employees' poor money habits or foster self-responsibility for for their finances.
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