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Better than a raise: How companies are giving employees more money
By Mark Dixon and Susan Shoemaker
From CNBC on Friday, May 27, 2016
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Perhaps it should be little surprise, then, that organizations are developing and expanding what has become known as financial wellness programs. According to a new study from Fidelity Investments and the National Business Group on Health, some 76 percent of organizations polled now offer some sort of financial health program, which can take many different forms.

Financial wellness plans are a growing business themselves, too. In a poll conducted last year by Towers Watson & Co and the National Business Group on Health, 47 percent of the large employers surveyed incorporate a program into their employee benefits packages. Another 33 percent are contemplating doing so by 2018.