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  • Understanding the Weight of Words in the Workplace
    Understanding the Weight of Words in the Workplace

    3 ways words work wonders in elevating professional performance

    by Jennifer Powers

    You can create an awesome shift in your business or professional career right now. One of the easiest ways to do that is with your words. Yes. Words. Your words have a direct influence over your results. All. The. Time.
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  • How to Keep Your Employees Satisfied…
    How to Keep Your Employees Satisfied…

    Start with a Strong Retirement Plan

    With the unemployment rate at its lowest level in 50 years, competition for strong employees is high and employers are looking for ways to attract and retain good workers. New LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute (LIMRA SRI) research suggests that “satisfied” employees are more likely to feel positive about their employer, their employer-sponsored retirement benefits, and…
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  • How Well Do Insurers Understand Their Customers?
    How Well Do Insurers Understand Their Customers?

    Insurers must take an outside-in focus to prepare for the future of insurance

    by Denise Garth

    Demographic pundits are curious about how Europe is going to survive economically in the year 2050. The population in all European countries will be in dramatic decline.
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  • The Fifth Circuit Court Hears Arguments on the Future of the ACA
    The Fifth Circuit Court Hears Arguments on the Future of the ACA

    Three federal judges will decide whether the ACA’s individual mandate to have health coverage is “inseverable” from the rest of the health care law

    by Timothy S. Jost, writing for the Commonwealth Fund. Reprinted with permission. Visit here.

    The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the millions of Americans who depend on it, and, frankly, the American health care system, every part of which is touched by the ACA, were on the line in a federal courthouse in New Orleans on Tuesday. The Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals heard 106…
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  • Young Employees Place Pronounced Importance on Equity Compensation
    Young Employees Place Pronounced Importance on Equity Compensation

    While Gen Z and Millennials have outsized interest in stock plan benefits, many continue to grapple with award mechanics

    E*TRADE Financial Corporate Services, Inc. today announced results from its annual survey of equity compensation plan participants.
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  • United Capital Partners with Girls Who Invest to Mentor Next Generation of Women in Finance
    United Capital Partners with Girls Who Invest to Mentor Next Generation of Women in Finance

    Internships look to provide hands-on experience in essential financial concepts

    United Capital Financial Advisers LLC (“United Capital”), the country’s first and largest financial life management firm, is partnering with Girls Who Invest (“GWI”), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry.
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  • The State Of Student Debt
    The State Of Student Debt

    After mortgages, it makes up the largest component of all household debt in America

    As the 2020 presidential election draws nearer, one of the hot-button issues for candidates is student debt. Some democratic contenders, such as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, support the cancellation of debts. Other candidates have offered plans including refinancing options, higher grants and free community college education.
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  • Providing Simple Savings Options Is Key to Reducing Lower-wage Employee Financial Stress and Boosting Productivity
    Providing Simple Savings Options Is Key to Reducing Lower-wage Employee Financial Stress and Boosting Productivity

    Commonwealth Research surveys lower-wage employees and highlights the critical role of employer savings benefits on financial security

    Boosting employee productivity and reducing staff turnover doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive. A few simple, inexpensive steps by employers can bring about these results by helping employees save and meet financial challenges, according to a new study by Commonwealth, a national nonprofit that builds solutions to improve financial security and opportunity.
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  • Americans on Edge As Market Continues Volatile Trajectory
    Americans on Edge As Market Continues Volatile Trajectory

    Study: They increasingly fear big market drops and want to protect retirement savings

    Market volatility in the second quarter of 2019 has Americans increasingly worried about their finances and retirement savings, according to the latest Allianz Quarterly Market Perceptions Study.
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  • Homeownership Goals Shape How Americans Live, Work and Save
    Homeownership Goals Shape How Americans Live, Work and Save

    Most non-homeowners are willing to make trade-offs, smart financial choices to help them afford a home

    According to a new Wells Fargo survey, Americans are willing to do what it takes to make their homeownership goals a reality — such as taking on a side job, cutting expenses or considering a less-expensive location. The Wells Fargo 2019 “How America Views Homeownership” survey was conducted by The Harris Poll April 17–29, 2019,…
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  • Every Generation Agrees: Humans Are A Top Source Of Benefits
    Every Generation Agrees: Humans Are A Top Source Of Benefits

    And yet, just 11% of employees depend on internet for valuable benefits information

    A new Colonial Life survey finds Baby Boomers, Gen Xers, Millennials and Gen Zers can all agree on one thing: Humans are best source of benefits information. 
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  • On Disability: For The Benefit Of All
    On Disability: For The Benefit Of All

    Voya Financial Releases Findings on the Needs of Caregivers and Employees With Disabilities in the Workplace

    Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), through its Voya Cares® program, released an educational white paper sharing findings from a recent proprietary survey that assessed the complex realities and needs of caregivers and employees with disabilities in the workplace.
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  • 8 Steps to Transform your Corporate Culture
    8 Steps to Transform your Corporate Culture

    Employee engagement often goes well beyond the benefits , compensation

    by Magi Graziano

    Employee engagement often goes well beyond the benefits , compensation by Magi Graziano Ms. Graziano is a speaker, author, and Chief Evangelist for KeenAlignment, a global people optimization consultancy firm and Inc. 5000 award recipient. Her book, The Wealth of Talent, was written from over 20 years of real-world, hands-on experience. Those who experience Magi’s…
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