PROVIDING FINANCIAL EDUCATION, ACROSS AMERICA - ONE COMMUNITY AT A TIME
We deal with money more than we deal with anything else in the world. Yet financial education isn't taught in most schools. Only 3% of Americans have a written financial plan, and most people put off retirement planning way too long. Stress from financial issues impacts job performance, relationships and family life.
The purpose of Financial Literacy Month is to raise awareness of this need for education, and to make some decisions about a financial future and take practical steps toward accomplishing those goals.
March 24, 2014 | Category: Education
| Author: Odysseas Papadimitriou
Source - San Diego Union Tribune
Experts say workplace financial literacy can reduce stress, boost productivity
We all want more productive employees. Getting more out of the people you already have is obviously far more cost-effective than hiring to pick up the slack. The question is how to squeeze blood from that proverbial rock.
One logical approach would be to analyze the main causes of workplace distraction for employees and then determine how to eliminate those distractions and ultimately get more done.
Studies have shown stress to be one of the leading causes of workplace distraction, forcing roughly 1 million people to miss work each day and costing businesses as much as $300 billion in lost productivity each year. Even when employees are present in body, they arenít always operating at full...