It’s Financial Literacy Month!

April 17, 2021 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

April is Financial Literacy Month but it’s always a good time to think about what you may, or may not, know. You’re never too old to brush up (or too young to start) on your financial literacy skills. Here are 5 lessons to start you off from A.J. Horch. Read more.

A Plastic Mind and a Rubber Soul…What?!

April 9, 2021 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education, Uncategorized | by

Yes, that’s right. Retirement isn’t JUST about dollar and cents (although that’s certainly a central issue!); it’s about how you’ll stay engaged, vital, and sharp, and to do that, author Jeremy Olshan suggests you’ll need a plastic mind and a rubber soul, among other things. Read more.

Why Men Have 7x More Saved For Retirement…

April 1, 2021 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

…And seven steps women can take to make sure they are financially secure.

“Women on average make only $0.82 for every dollar a man makes, but when broken down the wage gap reveals additional complexities relating to race, education and other socioeconomic factors,” writes Elizabeth Gravier. “When it comes to saving for the future, women’s average total retirement savings is just $23,000, whereas men’s average total retirement savings is over three times higher at $76,000.” Read more to see seven steps women can take today to become more familiar with their finances and improve their relationships with money.

Feel You Haven’t Saved Enough For Retirement? Here’s Help!

March 25, 2021 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

“Experts say you should have 10 times your income saved to retire by age 67—here’s what to do if you aren’t yet there,” says Elizabeth Gravier. If you’re concerned about what to do if you’re nearing retirement and haven’t saved enough, read more about what you can do.

A Silver Lining

March 4, 2021 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

An unexpected surprise: thanks to COVID-19, the IRS now allows employees to make changes to their healthcare and FSA choices. Read more.

Working From Home?

March 1, 2021 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

If you’ve worked from home most of this past year, here’s what you need to know about how it may affect your taxes. Read more.