International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans benefits pros Julie Stich, Justin Held and Anne Patterson dive into retirement, health care, hot trends, or whatever else the benefits industry throws at them.
Benefits Bonus: Could ChatGPT Be Used in Employee Benefits?
ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence tool, is making headlines. But, does it have any place in the employee benefits industry? We talked to some human experts to find out.
Read Kathy's post and many other great blog posts on the International Foundation's Word on Benefits Blog: https://blog.ifebp.org/
State-Facilitated Retirement Plans
More and more states are stepping up to fill the savings gap for individuals who don't have access to employer-sponsored retirement plans. In this episode we talk to Christine Cheng, Director of the Illinois SECURE CHOICE program on how Illinois employers fit into the program, and Kim Olson, Senior Officer on the Retirement Savings Project at the Pew Charitable Trusts on what the data tells us about these types of programs.
Benefits Bonus: May the Fourth Be With You
Employee Benefits are an important part of life in any galaxy. In what has become a sort of Talking Benefits tradition, we're celebrating Star Wars Day with an imagining of the inner workings of benefits administration in a galaxy far, far away. As it turns out, it can be a bit tricky when your participants are separated by several light years or frozen in carbonite.
This bonus episode is a reading of a Word on Benefits blog post. You can read it and many other great benefits blog posts here: https://blog.ifebp.org/
Measuring Financial Well-Being
In this episode we're talking financial well-being with two staffers from the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on how your employees' finances can impact your organization and how employers can help their employees become more financially secure.
Check out the CFPB resources mentioned in this episode:
Could education benefits help your organization recruit and retain talent? In this episode we'll school you on the various options available to employers in this area. (see what we did there?)
Check out the items mentioned in this episode:
Student loan benefits pulse survey: https://ifebp.org/store/Pages/student-loan-survey.aspx
2022 Employee Benefits survey results:
Other great research resources from the International Foundation:
Learn more about National Employee Benefits Day:
Best practices for student loan match benefit implementation:
Benefits Bonus: The Rise of Fertility Benefits to Attract Talent
Host Anne shares a blog she wrote on the uptick of employers offering fertility and family forming benefits in order to attract and retain talent.
Read this blog post in full here:
Check out the results of the 2022 Employee Benefits Survey discussed in this episode here:
Read all the other great Word on Benefits blog posts here:
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Fun to Listen!
The Talking Benefits hosts make the content fun to listen to! Sometimes this stuff can be a little dry, but the hosts do a great job of making it interesting and connecting it to why I care. Keep them coming!
Nice overview of benefit news
This provides a quick overview of current happenings in the benefits world. Knowledgeable presenters and fun to listen to.