A growing number of employers are looking to life and health insurance brokers for guidance on enhancing their employee benefits packages. And of particular interest to these business are financial wellness programs.
FinFit LLC unveils this finding in an online survey of life and health insurance brokers nationwide. A provider of employer-based financial assistance and wellness programs, FinFit asked brokers for perspective on benefits employers are exploring beyond traditional health coverage.
Survey respondents report a growing interest in offering employees a financial wellness program as part of a comprehensive benefits plan to reduce turn-over and increase productivity.
Nearly half of respondents say their clients have expressed interest in a benefit that would offer short-term loans to help employees cover unexpected emergencies and health care expenses, FinFit said.