One of the biggest financial stresses facing working parents is the question of how to pay for college. For employers, who recognize financial well-being as a key component of job performance, solving those stresses can have significant positive payoffs.
You can transform a tuition assistance program from transactional to transformational… but only if you ask the right questions. These five guiding questions will help determine where your organization can better align its program spend with its workforce strategy.
Effective parenting starts with confidence and contentment with one’s situation. So to fully support our people, we need to stop trying to qualify which choices are “right” or “wrong,” and start offering unconditional support for the choices people are entitled to make.
Millennials are struggling with debt. But they’re also longing for financial stability. Creating a business culture that supports Millennials’ financial wellness is an opportunity to recruit and retain these important employees.
Most companies can’t afford drops in productivity when parents have concerns about their family’s child care program. So to avoid them, companies should be asking not merely how to provide child care – but also what leads to confidence in a program.
Money alone is not enough to maximize a tuition assistance investment. To get the most from your strategy requires educational advisers who can point employees to the most practical, expedient, and economical ways to pursue their degrees.
You may think financial stability is just a personal problem, but it isn’t. Stress has a domino effect… and there are few stresses bigger than worrying about money. Counseling a family about college finance before they sign on the dotted line does everybody good.
Once upon a time, the idea of a working mother was positively alien. To celebrate Mother’s Day, we’re looking back at where we were and how far we’ve come.
Is work/life balance attainable? One working mother says no. Happiness comes from finding the balance between taking charge of the things we can control and learning to roll with the rest.
Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” has been debated fiercely in women’s circles. But the tragic loss of her husband touches on the fact that, like so many, the author is first and foremost a working mom.