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Five Financial Wellness Trends by Bob Powell

Workers and employers definitely share one similar goal: financial stability.  But the key to solving this concern may be easier than ever before.

By implementing simple and behavior based modifications as the driving force of wellness, employees can gain financial and physical stability. ...

The Cost of Not Listening to Your Doctor by Rachel L. MacKelcan

Most don’t think about staying healthy as an easy way to make money, but health offers a significant return-on-investment (ROI). Staying healthy allows us to work longer, save more money, and hopefully enjoy spending it throughout retirement. Most don’t equate their doctor’s orders as an ea...

Connecting Health and Wealth to Drive Successful Wellness Programs by Rachel L. MacKelcan

Seventy percent of companies currently offer some form of wellness program. This reflects the desire to keep employees healthy and lower medical-related expenses. ( Read More

Walk More, Live Longer, Save More: The Benefits of Exercise to your Life Expectancy and Your Wallet by Rachel L. MacKelcan

 

One of the greatest misconceptions in fitness is how much time and money one needs to spend in order to achieve their desired results.  Many believe that cutting-edge nutritional products and complex exercise programs will help magically transform their bodies, but neglect the simpl...

Financial Wellness: A Path to Improved Employee Performance, Health and Savings by Bob Powell

Today, nearly 6 in 10 employees (59%) worry about their future financial state. This deteriorating financial well-being is also having a negative effect on employees’ productivity, engagement, and health.

Financial instability is one of the primary causes of employee stress, and many studi...

10 Ways to Transform your Office Space into a Wellness Place by Rachel L. MacKelcan

Financial wellness programs can give the employees a raise without any dollars lost out of the employers pocket. In fact, with some particular wellness programs, the employer can make money off of the program. In recent years, some employee wellness programs have generated as much $3 in savings f...

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions: The Financial Rewards of Staying on Track by Rachel L. MacKelcan

Why stick to New Year’s Resolutions? To lose weight? To get more exercise? It is often these broad statements that keep people from achieving their precise goals – and living a longer, healthier life.  But this year, we encourage you to break that trend by being more specific and intentional ...

The Benefits of Providing Financial Education for Your Employees by Bob Powell

Numerous studies examine the effects that financial stress has on employees in the workplace.  Most notably, these include reduced worker productivity, increased absenteeism, and increased requests for salary advances and hardship withdrawals from company 401(k) programs. Like other forms of stre...

Financial Incentives to Help Employees Stick to New Year’s Resolutions by Rachel L. MacKelcan

Employees know they should take better care of themselves, but the incentives for doing so are often unclear. While most of us start the New Year with the goal of being more active, spending less or saving more for retirement, resolutions rarely last longer than holiday decorations. Understanding...

Genetics & Longevity: Behavior Is More Important Than Genes When It Comes to Lifespan by Rachel L. MacKelcan

Changing lifestyle behaviors is far more important to longevity than genetics. HealthyCapital data shows the correlation between employers encouraging healthier behaviors, and the opportunity to increase longevity and reduce healthcare expenses.

Genes Determine Less than 7% of Long...