Recap of the 2021 Spark Forum

Our founder and chairman at Financial Fitness Group, Joe Saari, was a panelist at the SPARK Forum along with our partner group Corporate Insight. At this conference, Joe went in depth reflecting on his expertise on retirement solutions and reflected about how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the financial wellbeing of many. Along with the presentation, […]

Why is financial literacy important to FAFSA?

The application for FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is officially accessible on October 1st for the 2022-2023 academic year. FAFSA is a form that current and prospective students use to determine their eligibility for financial aid. 18 million students file for FAFSA annually. Federal aid is disbursed in two forms: federal student loans […]

What is ESG Investing?

ESG, standing for Environmental, Social and Governance evaluates the impacts of ethical investments in a firm. Environmental, social, and governance are three distinguished factors that fortify accountability in managing each firm’s carbon footprint. ESG is a rapidly growing sector in the financial world; distinguished for incorporating social responsibility to practice. As an ethical approach to […]

A Must-Have Employee Benefit: Financial Wellness

80% of the American workforce lives paycheck-to-paycheck, which creates stress and worry among these individuals. Organizations need to start offering financial wellness as an added benefit to their employees. Many individuals struggle to manage their finances and don’t know where to begin correctly. Adding financial wellness to an employee benefit plan will increase employees’ confidence […]

Lawmakers Share The Importance of Credit and Financial Literacy

Financial literacy and financial wellness are two critical factors to learn regarding finances. Education in both of these spaces plays an essential role in credit scores and creditworthiness.  According to The Hill, lawmakers share that people need financial literacy to improve their credit. The lawmakers also highlight that helping younger generations start financial literacy programs to maintain […]

Introducing Cashay: Celebrating Smart Money Moves and Financial Fitness With a Next Generation Editorial Perspective

NEW YORK – February 5, 2020 — Today, Verizon Media announced the launch of Cashay, a new personal finance hub developed for younger, diverse audiences, to offer a fresh perspective on money, how to manage finances, and prepare for the future at every stage of life. With a modern look and design, Cashay aims to […]

CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions Debuts Financial Fitness Solution

MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Retirement Solutions announced Financial Fitness, a new online program offered to all retirement plan participants. The interactive program goes beyond simple education by featuring a financial fitness assessment and score, personalized curriculum based upon needs and preferences, game mechanics, and one-on-one support from an internal team of retirement consultants. It is […]

Engaging the Millennial Generation

The millennial generation is a hot topic in almost every conversation, especially ones involving finances. Millennials are analyzed on how they respond to certain situations; how they scrutinize certain outcomes, how they are disrupting the traditional workforce and the behavioral trends associated with each decision they make. This generation (born roughly between the 1980s and […]