Employees need help dealing with financial stress

February 2010
Employee Benefit News;Feb2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p38
The article reveals that money, work and the economy were the top three sources of stress in 2009 as shown in the American Psychological Association's (APA) 2009 Stress in America report. It says that there is a need for human resources (HR) professionals to address employee financial health care since this leads to unhealthy habits such as smoking and drinking alcohol. It suggests that HR professionals incorporate financial wellness as part of their retirement planning strategy since people who are stressed will tend to forget retirement savings.


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