In this final installment of the "Good Jobs Matter" blog series, we use the Financial Health Network’s eight financial health indicators to explore additional ways that employers can improve the financial health of their workers.
While employee benefits are clearly important for financial health, they are the job quality dimension rated lowest among low-income workers. In order to improve employee financial health, employers should invest in benefits that support worker financial well-being.
There is a strong relationship between job quality and workers’ financial health. Employers have the opportunity to use investment in job quality as a way to improve financial health equity among workers.
Despite being the most diverse group in the nation’s history, today’s young adults are often viewed as a monolithic group. A detailed look at their financial health tells a different story, however. Join us to explore key findings from the recently released report “Race, Ethnicity, and the Financial Lives of Young Adults,” along with solutions that can dismantle systemic barriers and improve financial health for all.
Our new report, “Race, Ethnicity, and the Financial Lives of Young Adults,” sheds light on the different financial challenges faced by young adults, especially Black and Latinx young adults.
Young adults of color, particularly those who are Black and Latinx, have borne a disproportionate share of economic hardship, as decades of systemic racism have made their communities more vulnerable to the effects of these crises.