Economic security for aging workers won’t be magically realized in their last years at work. Financial wellness is a long-term game and requires early investment of thought and planning as much as money.
That said, giving employees the tools they need to prepare for a stable financial future does not have to be a complex undertaking. It does, however, require taking into account what employees really need, versus what employers think they need. As the article below by personal finance writer Richard Eisenberg highlights, more than anything, employees are seeking practical long-term financial guidance. This could come in the form of financial wellness advisory sessions at checkpoints throughout a career—a relatively small commitment from an employer with the potential for significant long-ranging impact.