Spring 2018

businesshealth® newsletter
Spring 2018 vol. 14-2

Financial Wellness and the Workplace

Financial wellness is a key workplace strategy. Much more than retirement planning – although preparing for retirement is part of it – financial wellness affects workers from millennials to boomers. When the stress of financial worries is reduced, employees are likely to make better decisions and be more productive, engaged and loyal. Financial wellness is a win-win situation for both employers and employees. In this issue … 

  • Our Editorial explains why business leaders should care about financial wellness.
  • We discover the many types of financial wellness initiatives that can reduce workplace stress. 
  • We learn that migraine is a misunderstood disease that affects all aspects of life, including financial security and workplace productivity.

Financial Wellness and Benefits

Financial stress has wide-ranging effects. Employers can increase productivity and employee well-being by providing a holistic range of benefits that, together, reduce workplace stress. In the financial area, benefits may extend from basic “lunch & learn” events that involve free resources and presentations by local financial services providers, to more structured classroom or online educational programs. By recognizing employee needs and preferences and addressing financial concerns, employers create loyal, long term employees while supporting the health of their business. bh

In This Issue

What Is Financial Wellness & Why Should Business Leaders Care? bh - Clay Gillespie, Financial Advisor, Portfolio Manager and Managing Director, RGF Integrated Wealth Management; Author of Create the retirement you really want. - Helping employees cope with financial stress makes good business sense. Read More »
Interview with Tara Adams, Corporate Wellness Manager, People & Culture, ATB Financial, Calgary, Alberta bh - Tara Adams, Corporate Wellness Manager, People & Culture, ATB Financial, Calgary, Alberta - Financial wellness is a major workplace concern. We know from research that over half of employees report being stressed about personal finances.  Read More »
Progressive Employers Support Financial Wellness bh - Progressive employers recognize a relationship between employee financial wellness, workplace productivity and their own bottom line. Read More »
Migraines: A Misunderstood Workplace Issue By Elizabeth Leroux, MD, FRCPC bh - Employers need to know more about migraines. Migraines are difficult to understand and treat because they are complex and multifaceted.  Read More »
Elizabeth Leroux, MD, FRCPC - Migraines bh - Migraine is a neurological disease. A migraine attack is a combination of different symptoms including pain, nausea, hypersensitivity to light, sounds and smells. Read More »
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