Improving employee productivity: The role of financial counseling and education

So Hyun Joo, John E. Grable

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Literature has shown that a link exists between personal financial problems and employee productivity. This article presents the results of a survey that was designed to assess the personal financial behaviors of 220 clerical workers and to measure their desire for workplace financial education and counseling programs. It was found that a large percentage of employees were exhibiting poor financial behaviors and that more than 80% of respondents were interested in workplace financial counseling and education as long as the cost of such programs were relatively low. The financial behaviors of employees may be significantly improved through workplace counseling and education.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-15
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Employment Counseling
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000


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