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Jennifer Creech brings more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience to FinFit. Jennifer is accountable for the overall sales initiatives, client acquisition and strategic relationships. She is also responsible for client retention strategies and the development and management of sales agents.
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The Best Kept Secret to Removing Financial Stress

March 09, 2017

financial stress

Jen Creech

financial stressAccording to the Guardian Workplace Benefits Study1, financial wellness was accounted as a significant issue of working Americans by an average of 40%.  The same study cited money “as the No. 1 source of stress for a majority of workers – followed by job security and physical health.

In the past two years, more workers have also shared that they find it increasingly challenging to meet their financial goals, including saving for retirement or college and managing their debt. However, there is a solution to remove their financial stress. 

Wellness programs are available that can benefit employees yet they are often underutilized.   The same study cited that despite all the wellness programs offered to them, less than half of employees actually participated in them. However, it was also discovered that employees benefit when they are actively involved in these benefit programs. Financial situations account for 33% of stress, and over 80% of those in the survey say that reducing their stress is important to them.

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Helping Your Clients Stay On Target With Health Care Costs

health care costsYour clients may be looking for ways to help mitigate their overhead but still help their employees. One way for them to do so is to look at their health care benefits and provide a high-deductible health plan at a lower cost.

While this does help provide an avenue for your client to address some of their health care costs, their employees now pay an increased amount in out-of-pocket expenses (deductible, co-insurance, prescriptions, etc). This could have a significant impact on their employees’ financial goals, adding a level of stress that could impact their ability to perform their duties and, in turn, potentially reduce a company’s overall performance.

So, how can we help your client stay on target with health care costs while still providing an avenue to help their employees? 

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Execupay Partners with FinFit to Offer Payroll with Financial Wellness Program to Customers

Execupay_logo.jpgSAN ANTONIO, TX, June 20, 2016 — Execupay, the leading privately-owned provider of HR and payroll services and software, has selected FinFit, a nationwide leader in employee financial wellness, to provide a comprehensive suite of offerings to business owners that will assist their employees in achieving financial health and well-being. According to Forbes, employees spend 1-4 hours per week dealing with financial challenges while at work. This distraction, and the stress created by financial challenges, is a hidden cost and results in productivity loss to businesses. With FinFit, Execupay will provide the leading solution in Financial Wellness to their clients.

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Paying With Our Health

November 19, 2015

health, financial stress

Jen Creech

33214038_m.jpgAbout the Stress in America™ Survey Since 2007, the American Psychological Association has commissioned an annual nationwide survey as part of its Mind/Body Health campaign to examine the state of stress across the country and understand its impact.The Stress in America™ survey measures attitudes and perceptions of stress among the general public and identifies leading sources of stress, common behaviors used to manage stress and the impact of stress on our lives.

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Diagnosing and Treating the Causes of Financial Wellness Issues

0da446d.jpgAssessing Financial Wellness

While it may not be a surprise to most employers that two-thirds of American adults are physically overweight, the financial health and fitness of their employees is not always as readily apparent as their physical fitness. And yet, it’s equally as important; if not more so.

Approximately 40 percent of working Americans are not saving any money for retirement, and one-quarter of all American families have no savings at all.i This is despite dire warnings emphasizing the importance of savings, issued time and again from experts and media reports throughout the recent recession and economic recovery.

So why aren't Americans saving money?

The reality is that persistent unemployment and stagnant wages have made it nearly impossible for the average family to save money on their own. Moreover, because low- to middle-income Americans were hit harder by the recession and slow recovery than wealthier workers, the savings gap continues to widen.

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What Does a Valuable Financial Wellness Program for Employees Require?

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0da446d.jpgOur very own Jennifer Creech explains the key elements that make a financial wellness program successful for both employers and employees.

Jennifer Creech believes financial literacy is an essential skill that everyone should have access to in today’s society. As director of business development at FinFit LLC, a Virginia-based provider of employee financial wellness programs with clients in the Roanoke region, including Goodwill Industries Central VA and Blue Ridge Medical Center. Ms. Creech and the FinFit team works closely with businesses to bring a sense of stability into the workplace through a combination of financial assistance and educational support.

 Although the economy is on the mend, she is seeing that many employees are still struggling to make ends meet, often living paycheck to paycheck. With a lack of financial literacy tools available to the working-class individual, companies that offer a financial wellness program as part of a holistic benefits package provide a valuable service to their employees and can gain a strategic advantage over competitors. As a result, financial wellbeing and employee retention are increasingly becoming top of mind for employers nationwide.

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Virginia Beach Mayor’s Action Challenge

November 20, 2013

Financial Wellness

Jen Creech

homework_help_mom_girl_asian_220x110.jpgVirginia Beach, Virginia, November 18, 2013, – FinFit, the nation's premier employee financial wellness program which empowers employees with assessment tools, resources, guidance and education to implement and maintain financial fitness has announced it has partnered with the Mayor’s Action Challenge. The initiative is designed to help Virginia Beach residents on their journey towards greater financial control and long term success.

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