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E-News: Webinar on What Employees Want in Financial Wellness Programs; New Employment Data

  • Large Share of Public Service Workers Worry About Personal Finances While on the Job

  • ICMA Webinar: Key Workforce Strategies

  • Public Employment Increasing, But Still Lags 2020

  • MissionSquare Research Institute in the News

Large Share of Public Service Workers Worry About Personal Finances While on the Job, According to New MissionSquare Research Institute Study

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.

BenefitsPro: Financial Wellbeing of the Public Service Workforce

MissionSquare Research Institute’s report, Examining the Financial Wellbeing of the U.S. Public Service Workforce, discusses the financial challenges facing public employees, as well as the economic stability they gain from various […]