Financial Wellness @ Work

Obstacles to Benefits Communications

For the final installment of my four-part series, I want to focus on the last of the four key reasons why employers do not prioritize benefits education, even though the majority of employers are very eager to increase employee satisfaction with their benefits package.  These four reasons are: Read more

Obstacles to Benefits Communications

As part of my four-part series, I’ve been exploring what I see as the four key reasons why employers do not prioritize benefits education, even though the majority of employers are very eager to increase employee satisfaction with their benefits package.  These four reasons are: Read more

Obstacles to Benefits Communications

This month, I’ve been explaining the four key reasons that I have discovered on why employers do not prioritize benefits education, even though the majority of employers are very eager to increase employee satisfaction with their benefits package.  These four reasons are: Read more

Obstacles to Benefits Communications – Part 1

Last week I wrote about a recent study that revealed a decline in employee perception of the value and satisfaction level of employer-provided benefits.  Over the next month, I will explore the four key reasons that I have discovered on why employers do not prioritize benefits education, even though the majority of employers are very eager to increase employee satisfaction with their benefits package.  The four reasons are: Read more

Are Employees Feeling Dis-satisfied with Their Benefits?

According to a recent study by Prudential, many employees’ perceived value and satisfaction with their benefits is declining.  Based on the fifth annual Study of Employee Benefits:  Today and Beyond, 45% of plan participants who were polled stated that their level of benefits has decreased this year,  and only 38% think their employer offers a wide range of benefits (down from 55% in 2007).  Specifically, employees feel they are receiving fewer benefits from their companies and paying more for the ones that are being offered. Read more

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