By David Stedman, CEO and Founder of BrightDime In 2014, I ended my 21-year Wall Street career. The energy, people, innovation and intellect were intoxicating and rewarding; however, at the end of each day I never said, “I really helped somebody today.” The next chapter for me was about helping people by giving them free … More The Domino Effect Of Financial Illiteracy
I remember the first time I heard about BrightDime during a company-wide meeting. Now retired Charlotte Pipe CFO, William Hutaff, stood in front of us that morning and expressed his enthusiasm for this new benefit offered to Charlotte Pipe and Foundry associates. He was so excited about BrightDime, my interest peaked immediately. Following that meeting, I went … More A Real Employee “Thank You” Letter
CHARLOTTE, NC., August 27, 2021 — BrightDime is thrilled to announce a new partnership with TRUE Network Advisors, one of the fastest-growing insurance agency membership organizations in the United States. TRUE Network Advisors is a consortium of 50+ forward-thinking, independent benefits member agencies located throughout the United States, which provide advice to over 12,000 employers. … More BrightDime Partners with True Network Advisors to Provide An Innovative Financial Wellness Solution to Their Clients
Money has been the subject of a plethora of songs with negative connotations. “Money” by Pink Floyd, “Money for Nothing” by Dire Straits, “The Taxman” by the Beatles, just to name a few. And there’s a good reason for this. It’s because money management can be difficult to master and navigate. From budgeting to investing, … More 2 Factors That Affect Your Financial Future
A mid-year review of your financial plans is one of the best things you can do for your financial health. This is an ideal time to reevaluate your current financial state and year-end goals. Being aware of how much money you have coming into and going out of your account every month, as well as … More The Mid-Year Financial Wellness Check-Up 3 Questions You Must Ask Yourself
The challenging recruiting environment is currently a hot topic among HR leaders across all industries. Companies can no longer rely on fun perks to attract talent. Job seekers require more substantial benefits than yoga Fridays and free snacks. Companies need to focus on the total employee experience, and it’s more important than ever. At a … More Recruiting and Retention: The Positive Effects of Financial Wellness
A budget is a plan that you create for your money, setting up a framework for ongoing spending and saving for your financial goals. Some budgeting methods are rigid, very detailed plans like “cash only”, “envelopes” and strict line item budgets for people who want to plan for every dollar spent and not leave anything … More What is 50/30/20 Budgeting?
According to a recent US survey, the answer may alarm you. April is financial literacy month, and it has never been more important for employees to have a trusted financial professional than it is now. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a challenging financial landscape and acted as a catalyst to existing longstanding financial issues for … More Do Your Employees Have A Trusted Financial Professional To Turn To?