The saying An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure is true in medicine as well as financial fitness. In his recent USA Today column, Retirement Weekly Editor Robert Powell makes the case that stressed out employees are bad for the workplace. This is why many companies are offering employees financial literacy lessons. It makes sense: boost morale and provide solutions to keep employees engaged and happy.
The trend is similar to the wave of physical fitness initiatives employers began introducing two decades ago. And Credit Union Network for Financial Literacy applauds these efforts. Of course, we also realize the benefits of starting young. It’s never too soon to form good money management habits. When children are reared with sound financial skills, they become confident, responsible adults–the very people you want in your workforce.
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