Do You Need a Frontline Financial Health Strategy?

9 webinar takeaways on frontline employee financial health from Amazon, Financial Health Network, Mercer and Brightside

Do you need a frontline financial health strategy? That was the topic of our thought-provoking webinar held with our panel of experts from Amazon, Financial Health Network, Mercer, and Brightside.  Here are nine key takeaways they discussed that every employer with a frontline workforce needs to know. Click here to watch the full on-demand webinar. […]

10 Reasons Why Typical Financial Wellness Strategies Don’t Work for Frontline Employees

Two frontline employees working in a fulfillment center

Frontline workers have different needs and barriers to achieving financial health and resilience. These are also the employees driving the most organizational cost in terms of turnover, healthcare utilization, missed work, and more.  When you offer a solution specifically designed to improve frontline financial health, your employees’ financial lives improve, and you’ll see it reflected […]

How is Brightside Financial Care Different from Financial Education?

Finances are the leading cause of employee stress, and it costs both employees and employers. While financial illiteracy can contribute to financial stress, it isn’t the only issue at play – and it’s not the root cause.  In fact, research shows that one-size-fits-all financial education only correlates to a 0.1% in behavior change.  To improve […]

Straight from Brightside Customers: Why Fortune 500 Employers Offer Brightside Financial Care

A panel of Brightside's Fortune 500 customers discuss why they offer Financial Care as an employee financial benefit

With 70% of employees living paycheck to paycheck, it’s critical that employers find a way to effectively address and alleviate their financial stress. It has downstream impacts on every other aspect of an employee’s life, including health, happiness, workplace productivity, and job burnout. Financial health is even the biggest determinant of life expectancy.   Many employers […]

The 2 Sneaky Ways Biased Business Models Hurt Employees

As a benefits leader, you’re in the business of expecting the best from people. But, as the saying goes: Expect the best, and prepare for the worst. During benefits buying season, that means getting prepared for the rock would-be point solutions vendors don’t want you to look under: where they have conflicts of interest with […]

How Overlooking Female Caregivers is Costing Employers

Overlooking the unique financial needs of female caregivers costs employers more than they realize.

The trouble facing Americas’ (disproportionately female) caregivers is in the news: From careworker shortages to the rise of workers who support both children and aging parents. And that spells trouble for their employers: Lower retention and productivity, as well as DEI setbacks. Employers have increasingly stepped up to the plate with solutions like remote work […]