Financial challenges are known to negatively impact productivity. A lot of the worst financial decisions are education related, and many come down to information – or lack thereof. And college debt and financing are areas where employers can have real impact.
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Personal financial literacy scares people so much they don’t want to think about it. But it gets to them anyway, and then costs everyone by quietly gnawing at productivity.
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Millennials may get all the press for their big stack of education loans. But, it turns out older adults are your workforce’s fastest growing segment of the college indebted.
The average college debt is around $30,000. And it reflects a larger trend – people giving up on the specific purpose of college merely to pay back the cost of attending.
Data shows how big a role college plays in financial wellness, both for today’s parents trying to survive without resorting to a diet of macaroni and cheese, and tomorrow’s graduates doing the same while saddled with large amounts of debt. And that compromised financial wellness has known costs for employers.