Financial Wellness May Be Coming to an Employer Near You

By: Laura Walton AFC® Two-thirds of professionals in human resources say personal finances are having an effect on their employees at work… The effects? Absenteeism, turnover and lost productivity according to the Society for Human Resource Management. Aon Hewitt, a global human resource consulting firm, tells the story: American companies lose more than $300 billion a…

Anticipation

By: Laura Walton AFC® James Montier, a respected global economist, took a break from the world of finance to look at happiness. He condensed the results of his study of studies into a list of ten ways to improve happiness… They are, in no particular order… 1) Don’t equate happiness with money. People adapt to income…

Staying successful

By: Laura Walton AFC® Why do successful people and organizations sometimes fail and what does that have to do with financial success? Greg McKeown, author of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, discussed what drives us from success to failure in his Harvard Business Review blog. His concepts apply equally to our financial lives and suggest ways to stay…