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Supporting Your Employees Through Life Events

As a human resource manager, you have had the most challenging job of all. Human resources centers around people—the people who make your organization’s identity. As HR professionals, you support colleagues, some of who are their closest friends. You help your peers navigate payroll, benefits, training sessions, best practices, hiring, terminating, furloughing, and much more. These business functions were tough enough to manage before the pandemic, sometimes even underappreciated, but now you have to show up, encourage your peers, and roll out and communicate this changing work dynamic in a world full of unknown, not just for them but for you.

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Five Steps to Focus on Money Management

The pandemic has impacted many people’s mental health, and almost a year later, many of us are struggling with COVID fatigue. Even though many of us don’t feel like pushing on, we still have to show up. Here are five strategies to help you keep your focus while building a strong financial base and growing wealth.

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What Motivates You?

Talking about money is more than just talking about income, debt, assets, and spending habits. You care about money because money provides you with the things you need and the things you want, both tangible and intangible. The question is, what motivates you?

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How Life Events Impact Finances

Thinking about your finances every day is something most people don’t want to do. For most of us, thinking about finances happens when we are stressed over money and trying to make ends meet or during the time of a significant life event.

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The Power of Financial Resiliency

The word resiliency is defined as “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties, toughness.” This is often used relating to physical wellness and stamina and the ability to recover from an illness. Financial resiliency is the ability to recover from an unexpected financial burden, like a medical bill or car repair that you didn’t see coming.

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The Cost of Delaying Medical Treatment

We surveyed over 26,000 full-time working adults who have employer-sponsored health care coverage, and over 20% were currently delaying medical or dental care because of the cost. Taking control of your finances shouldn’t mean the choice of being healthy or unhealthy. But unfortunately, for one out of every five insured adults surveyed, it does.

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Knowing your Net Worth

What is net worth? A simple answer is that it’s the combination of what you own (your assets) and what you owe (your liabilities). Subtract your liabilities from your assets, and you have your net worth.

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