October 2009

Genuine Wealth - What Really Matters

Tuesday, 10/06/2009 00:23  |  by Anne Claire Broughton

SJF Advisory Service’s Beyond Paycheck-to-Paycheck report (currently being updated) describes the ways that innovative companies create and promote asset building opportunities for their employees through such initiatives as profit sharing, broad based stock options, and providing access to financial literacy or savings programs.   When we came across Bainbridge Graduate Institute Professor Mark Anielski’s writing on “genuine” wealth, it provided a p

What kinds of workplace flexibility are successful in lower wage jobs?

Friday, 10/23/2009 17:33  |  by Anne Claire Broughton

Workplace flexibility has long been seen as mainly the province of middle and upper wage workers, but a recent report by Corporate Voices for Working Families looked into the potential benefits of flexible scheduling for lower-wage employees (those who earn $10 per hour or less than $20,000 annually, which they estimate at more than 25 percent of the US workforce and growing).