Articles Posted in financial wellness

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Employees appreciate group health insurance. It is a benefit the entire family will use and allows a person to absorb the shock of large medical bills. Health insurance is so important that the quality of a plan determines whether a person accepts a job offer. This is a great benefit but there is a problem.

Medical Costs Will Balloon

Medical premiums are large and growing larger. Some employers discover that they must decide it offering a health insurance plan is financially feasible. These organizations will attempt to keep costs under control by increasing the deductible. It means that deductibles of anywhere from $5000-$10,000 are not out of the question. Plan members are required to cover the deductibles before the insurance policy assumes cost. What this can mean is an ordinary person forced to accept a bill of thousands of dollars. This kind of expense can be a major hit to anybody’s wallet, and drive a person’s anxiety skyward. Those who are part of a Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services financial wellness plan do not have to worry so much. We help people better manage medical debt. Continue reading

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Financial planning covers a lot of ground. The objective is to help a person prepare for future expenses and purchases. The core of sensible planning is information: facts and figures regarding a person’s financial wellness. Not everyone knows how to do that and Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services can help. We offer a benefit any organization would want to have.

Working Through a Budget

Ordinary folks often live from paycheck to paycheck. They don’t always know how to budget and rarely know their true financial worth. Countrywide will help the situation. Our nationwide network of certified counselors can shed light on a person’s finances.

A budget analysis is the primary tool used to uncover personal finance data. The Countrywide counselor will look over the income and expenses of the plan member. This financial professional will make suggestions on how to improve the overall picture. Continue reading

 

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Many employees live on the brink of financial ruin. This is a pressing concern which threatens their quality of life. It is more than just living from paycheck to paycheck. People worry about defaulting on loans or seeing their credit scores destroyed. Financial wellness is becoming a desired benefit and Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services offers this. We want to help people avoid bad consequences.

We Depend on Our Network

Countrywide has a network of certified financial counselors. They are seasoned professionals who know how to rescue financially distressed employees. Student debt payments can be handled better with information. Our customers will point out the means to reduce interest payments and even get certain loan amounts forgiven.

Millennials and Z Generation workers are concerned about their college loans. Countrywide provides information about how to handle the debt. Older employees may worry about medical bills. People must pay deductibles annually and may need to borrow to pay their bills. Our financial wellness professionals will advise plan members on how to negotiate a reasonable payment with healthcare providers. Continue reading

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Companies are beginning to plan for the college recruiting season. They are developing schedules for campus visits, candidate interviews, and internships in the coming weeks. Competition for the best talent is going to be fierce. Interesting projects and better-than-average wages help convince the future college graduate to accept the job offer. There needs, however, to be a little bit more.

The competition with other companies for the best turns into a horse race. The benefits package can give an employer a competitive edge. Providing benefits a person can use will seal the deal in many cases. New graduates can use a financial wellness plan.

These young people are bright and are well educated. They face a serious financial challenge. Many finance their college years with loans that must be repaid. Five and six-figure debt burdens weigh down on their shoulders. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services has a financial wellness plan to take the weight off them. Continue reading

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Everyone has dreams. It might be starting a family, buying a house, or anything requiring a sizable cash investment. Recent college graduates, unfortunately, feel their dreams are slipping away. The reason is their student loans

The Debt Is Staggering

Many of these young employees leave school with five or six figures of debt burden. The obligations will take years or even decades to pay off. The size of the debt is life altering for many. They must either delay certain decisions, such as starting a family, or even forego dreams entirely. There are college graduates who are making good wages but don’t understand budgeting. The entire situation increases anxiety and frustration in highly talented workers. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services wants to help these young people realize their dreams. We offer a financial wellness program that works.

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Retirement is coming sooner than you think. There will come a day when an employee cleans out the workstation and leaves. What happens next depends on prior planning. An individual must be financially ready. He or she cannot rely only on a company pension. Preparing for retirement requires knowing what you have and what you owe. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services can help.

We have a financial wellness program to give people a better sense of their finances. We have a nationwide network of certified counselors who could assist plan members.

Gaining the Information You Need

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Employers want to help with medical bills. Decision makers know the stress and anxiety of health issues and benefits such as health savings accounts (HSA’s) are appreciated. Organizations can go one step further by having a financial wellness plan in operation.

Offering a financial wellness benefits plan will assist employees in addressing issues such as medical bills. The better plans have a nationwide network of certified financial counselors there to help plan members. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services is one of the best in the industry. We not only aid with medical bills, we also have certified counselors all over the country waiting to provide guidance and support.

Medical debt can come from other places besides a hospital. Dental expenses can be as high as minor surgery and a root canal can be costly. The group dental plan will not cover all the fee. Employees might not understand the cost structure of health care. They might think an EOB (Explanation of Benefits) is a bill (it isn’t). Some education about medical charges would help. Countrywide furnishes the instruction.
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Money does matter. It is central to any independent living and younger employees find that out in a hurry. These employees might not have a good idea of how to handle cash. They are receiving their first sizable paychecks and are uncertain what to do.

It could happen that a person does not know where the money is going and ends up at the end of the month using a credit card to get by. That can cause a problem because credit cards charge double-digit interest. It helps to understand budgeting when it comes to financial wellness. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services recognizes that, and our certified counselors are experts in personal budgeting. Continue reading

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Quite a few people have found themselves in financial trouble since the Great Recession of 2008. They are still trying to recover from the losses and some are deep in a financial hole. Debt brought on by many circumstances will put enormous pressure on individual employees. Their financial wellness is in deep jeopardy.

Countrywide Pre- Paid Legal Services is aware of the suffering of these folks. They might make drastic decisions, and these might lead to life-altering events. Some are willing to risk credit catastrophe because they do not know their options. We know there is a better way. Countrywide has a financial wellness program that we ask employers to consider. Our services are exactly what a person in dire straits needs to get back on the right course. Continue reading

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Learning is not always easy. Too many people are forced to learn life’s lessons the hard way. It is especially true when it comes to financial wellness.

There is a new generation of employees, the Z Generation, coming out of colleges and universities and ready to work. They have great technical skills but are naïve about finances. Those new employees are not used to simple budgeting or domestic finances. They will make bad decisions, like relying on credit cards too much.

They Could Use Some Financial Wellness Education

They need some education and Countrywide Pre-paid Legal Services will furnish it. We have a network of certified counselors who are well versed in personal finances. These professionals will teach a good lesson and not deliver a sour sermon.

College debt is a big concern for new graduates. Countrywide counselors can explain all the payment options. The counselors will help young employees develop a realistic budget to meet ordinary expenses, and plan for future purchases. Other employees will also benefit from our services. Continue reading