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…

28% more?!

By: Laura Walton AFC® People are calling Jerry Schlichter, a consumer rights lawyer in St. Louis, the 401k Lone Ranger. He’s successfully sued several large employers for mishandling their 401k plans; Boeing is his current target. When I heard the story on NPR, it was the 28% difference that really got my attention. Schlichter said,…