Health & Wellness Research and Resources
May 1, 2023
Forty percent of public service workers report that their employer offers a financial literacy program. Among those offered a program, only 35% have participated. However, 67% of those not offered or not participating in an employer-provided financial education program indicate they would likely participate in the near future or if offered one.
February 2, 2023
While many public service employees face financial struggles, state and local employers are well-positioned to strengthen the financial security of the public workforce via key benefit offerings.
February 2, 2023
National data sources illustrate the current state of public service financial and retirement security and how that relates to state and local government compensation and benefits.
February 24, 2022
Webinar on March 3rd with Ideas to Strengthen Financial Wellness Programs As public sector workers report increased financial challenges in the wake of the ongoing pandemic, a new series of […]
Financial Wellness Fact Sheets Demonstrate How 24 Public Sector Employers Have Implemented Programs to Improve the Financial Health of Employees
January 13, 2022
A series of financial wellness fact sheets provides key learnings and best practices from 24 state and local governments that other jurisdictions can adapt and customize to help employees reduce debt, save for retirement, or reach other financial goals.
June 21, 2021
MissionSquare Research Institute has developed an infographic on public sector employee vaccination status and views. Results are based on a May 2021 survey of 1,200 state and local government workers. […]
April 26, 2021
In conjunction with April being Financial Literacy Month, the Center for State and Local Government Excellence at ICMA-RC has developed an infographic on the business case for helping employees to build emergency savings.
April 19, 2021
SLGE at ICMA-RC convened a group of thirteen associations or other key stakeholders for a discussion on financial wellness for state and local government employees. This report summarizes the areas […]
November 15, 2020
Case studies focus on affordable housing, healthy community design, and substance misuse
October 14, 2020
As many state and local employees face increased financial challenges and stress amid the coronavirus pandemic, two case studies – from Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, and Denver, Colorado – highlight the […]
July 28, 2020
This quick reference guide is offered to outline: (1) what is meant by financial wellness (sometimes referred to as financial literacy or financial education); (2) what topics are included in […]
April 13, 2020
As many state and local employees face increased financial challenges and stress amid the coronavirus pandemic, a new report finds that these public employees already were worried about their personal […]