EMERGE Workplace 2021
April 7-8, 2021
This two day event explored the latest trends, strategies, and solutions for employers seeking to improve the financial health of their teams.
Understanding the needs of your employees is the first step in creating effective employee financial health programs. Learn how Humana built its Wellbeing Snapshot to provide leaders with a 360-degree view of associate well-being and how the firm uses that data to inform the design of its financial health programs.
Learn how lack of emergency savings can hinder financial resiliency, and how workplace automated savings contribution programs can help, in this panel discussion.
Washington University in St. Louis summarizes key takeaways from working with financial health-focused fintechs, highlighting early findings about what works best – and for whom.
Catch a pre-launch preview of the Financial Health Network’s upcoming toolkit for HR leaders and employers. This free guide is full of tools, advice, and case studies to help you address the financial health challenges of your employees.
Join some of the experts from our amazing Day 1 lineup for an interactive roundtable on workplace financial health. As audience members, you will drive the conversation. Our experts will respond to your follow-up questions on prior sessions or any other pressing workplace finhealth topics on your mind.
Has your company considered how diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) commitments apply to employee financial health outcomes? Learn how HR and DEI leaders are furthering equitable outcomes by applying a DEI lens to their employee finhealth initiatives.
Even with limited scale and resources, small and mid-sized businesses can still empower the financial health of their employees. Join a conversation with nonprofit social enterprise and community development financial institution, Pacific Community Ventures, about tools and opportunities for workplace finhealth innovation.
Join some of the experts from our amazing Day 2 lineup for an interactive roundtable on workplace financial health. As audience members, you will drive the conversation. Our experts will respond to your follow-up questions on prior sessions or any other pressing workplace finhealth topics on your mind.
Employer-channel fintechs play an increasingly crucial role in supporting employees’ financial health through products like low-cost loans, and financial coaching. The Financial Solutions Lab partnered with the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis to examine the uptake, usage, and impact of five companies: Brightside, HoneyBee, Manifest, MedPut, and Onward.
Employers are increasingly looking at equity compensation programs as a way to promote employee financial wellness. How can equity compensation strategy influence holistic employee financial health in a post-COVID world? Morgan Stanley at Work’s Rodney Bolden and Andrew Lendnal discuss this important topic in an exclusive EMERGE Workplace video.
Financial health initiatives have become more common in the workplace. But how do employers know if the solutions they offer are actually addressing their employees’ needs? When faced with an uncertain economic future, how can employers make more targeted, high-impact benefits decisions?
Better for Employees, Better for Business: Providing the Tools to Meet the Financial Health Needs of Employees
Many employees are financially stressed and are looking to their employers for support. In this infographic, we focus on employees’ needs for financial guidance, emergency savings, and debt management benefits. By providing support in these areas, employers can distinguish themselves, improve worker engagement, and help employees to thrive.
By Matt Bahl Vice President, Market Lead Workplace, Financial Health Network Recently, the Financial Health Network entered into a new collaborative partnership with PayPal, JUST Capital, and the Good Jobs Institute to encourage the nation’s largest employers to prioritize employee financial health. This initiative, the Worker Financial Wellness Initiative, centers around a simple, yet often…
The Worker Financial Wellness Initiative – Making Workers’ Financial Security and Health a C-Suite Priority
The Worker Financial Wellness Initiative was designed to make workers' financial health a priority for executives. Learn why we believe America's largest companies should conduct a Worker Financial Wellness Assessment. JUST Capital and PayPal, in collaboration with the Financial Health Network and the Good Jobs Institute, have established a new initiative to make workers’ financial security and health a C-suite and investor priority. The organizations are calling on the CEOs of America’s largest companies to conduct a Worker Financial Wellness Assessment as a vital first step toward understanding the financial vulnerability of their workforce. Leading research shows that when workers are more financially secure, key business outcomes such as productivity, customer satisfaction, and employee turnover and engagement also improve.
By Karla Henriquez Senior Associate COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the lives and livelihoods of millions of Americans, resulting in higher unemployment than the Great Recession. Many of these workers have lost not only the financial security of a paycheck, but also the health benefits that often accompany a full-time job. Therefore, it…
By Karla Henriquez Senior Associate This is a continuation of our Good Jobs Matter series, exploring “good jobs” and financial health. See the first blog in the series here. Which job qualities are most important for improving a worker’s financial health? As it turns out, wages matter, but so do benefits. For all workers, employee…
By Karla Henriquez, Senior Associate and Beth Brockland, Senior Director Throughout our “Good Jobs Matter” blog series, we have explored the relationship between good jobs and financial health, particularly for low-income workers. But for employers committed to supporting worker financial health, investing in job quality is only part of the solution. In this final installment…
Turning the Corner on Financial Health
Workers across the country at all income levels are struggling with their finances – and increasingly looking to their employers for solutions. The Financial Health Network helps employers to better understand, evaluate, and test financial health solutions for their teams. Like you, we care most about what works.
78% of employees with high financial stress say it distracts them at work sometimes, often, or very often
85% of employers plan to spend the same or more on employee financial health benefits over the next two years in the wake of COVID-19
6 in 10 workers would be more likely to stay at a job that offered financial wellness benefits
Explore the Landscape of Workplace Leadership and Innovation
Gather insights from the firsthand experiences of nationally renowned employers across a spectrum of industries. Gain clarity on which solutions work – and which don’t – so you can make the best possible decisions for your team.
Swap Perspectives With Diverse Employers
Dust off your networking skills and connect with leading employers navigating similar challenges, and innovators designing the future of workplace financial health. Ask questions, gain insights, and discover solutions.