Last month, I co-hosted a webinar with Javelin Strategy & Research, “Growing Fraud Risks Facing Millennials, Gen X and Boomers.” It showcased new research surrounding different identity risks and protection preferences for each demographic. Continue reading
Last week, a poignant reminder of the importance of paid time off (and its lack of use) went viral.
Madalyn Parker, a Michigan-based web developer, emailed her team to candidly tell them she’d be taking a few mental health days. Her boss was not only understanding of the request, but praised her for putting her wellbeing first and for helping to break through the stigma surrounding mental health days and time off as a whole.
EZShield, in collaboration with JAVELIN, hosted a webinar titled “Growing Fraud Risks Facing Millennials, Gen X and Boomers” on June 20, 2017. The presentation focused on ways financial institutions can provide identity protection programs to their accountholders, while keeping generational differences in mind. Continue reading
Technology moves fast. We see it with major “disruptions” from both digital innovation in banking as well as in our personal lives. These changes breed new opportunities but the accompanying challenges can be difficult to overcome. With all the avenues for innovation, what’s the most profitable path for financial institutions?
A people-centric approach with a dual-view of the digital landscape is always a smart place to start. Continue reading
Selecting the right employee identity protection plan can be a challenging task, but it’s one more and more employers are taking on.
In recent years, employers are increasingly integrating identity protection plans into their employee work-life integration initiatives, and the pay-back is impressive.
The Pew Research Center reports 64 percent of Americans have been victims of at least one data breach.
A data breach occurs when personal or financial information is unlawfully viewed, stolen or used. Exposure can stem from malicious sources, like hacking and theft, or can be seemingly innocent in nature, such as an employee improperly disposing of sensitive files. Continue reading
Spring has finally sprung! And with nature’s productivity kicking into overdrive, it’s a suiting time to examine the productivity within our own offices. Continue reading
Small business banking is the new battleground for financial institutions, as many seek to ramp-up revenue by focusing on these often-under-served assets.
The push comes as small business undergoes some major changes — from the owners themselves to the sought-after account features to the diverse set of players in the space. This small, yet mighty facet is creating major opportunities, as well as some considerable competition, for banks and credit unions. Continue reading
With mounting research pointing employers down the path of holistic wellness, employee financial wellness programs are starting to take flight.
The Society of Human Resource Management found that half of the Human Resources professionals they surveyed believed personal finance concerns resulted in employee stress. And nearly as many (47%) said there was a corresponding inability for employees to focus at work. Continue reading