Worried About Your Financial Wellness? Time to Study up on Behavioral Economics By John Hoffmire & Ben Yound   PFEEF  May  2015 Have you ever wondered why you make certain decisions against your better judgment? Why is it, even when you know what is right, that choosing it is such a challenge? While moral philosophers have debated these questions […]

Web Industries: Investing In Employee Financial Wellness By Krystal Bailey   PFEEF  April  2015 Web Industries, a material-converting and manufacturing company, was started by Robert Fulton in 1969. In 1985, Fulton began offering stock to the employees, and in 2000, the company became 100 percent employee-owned. Josh Chernin, the Vice President of European Operations, says that […]

Avengers Save the Day: Innovative Groups Teach Youth Financial Wellness By Nikki Eberhardt   PFEEF  March  2015 What do superheroes and mentors, financial calculators and online courses have in common? Each is a financial wellness tool developed by Visa, Staples Foundation, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Operation Hope to teach youth financial […]

There are four major categories of degrees available for postsecondary students: associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Earning one of these degrees can take 2-8 years, depending on the level of the degree and field of study. Associate Degrees Associate-level programs offer different degrees for a variety of careers. These 2-year programs may provide the […]

Filling out FAFSA—more Important than Financial Aid First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to students about college affordability at a workshop on the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at TC Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia. When it comes to applying for financial aid for college, no single document is more important to complete […]

SPECIAL EDITION:  Understanding Financial Aid What is financial aid?  Financial aid is the money given or lent to you to help pay for college.  It is intended for students to pay for educational expenses including tuition, fees, books, room & board and supplies for education at a public college/university, or private college/university. Many high school […]

Getting Employees (Financially) Fit: Why Employers are Stepping In By Paylocity, December 2, 2014 It’s no secret that employees who are healthy and happy are more productive and engaged at work. Wellness also keeps heath care costs down. It’s a strong argument for employee wellness programs. More and more, employers are adding financial wellness programs […]

Advisers See Greater Employer Interest in Financial Wellness By Melissa A. Winn, ebn, Employee Benefits News   October 29, 2014 Benefit brokers say employers are more and more looking toward financial wellness programs to assist employees saddled with increased health care costs. As employers continue to shift health care costs to their employees, benefit brokers say […]