The watchdogs at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau have produced a report suggesting workplace financial wellness programs can save employers more than they spend on such programs.

Although it was careful to couch its estimate, the CFBP said companies may be able to save up to $3 for every $1 they spend on financial wellness.

Created as part of the Dodd-Frank Act, the CFBP cited research in its report that seven out of 10 Americans claim financial stress is the most common type of stress the experience. 

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