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For many employees, the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed how fragile their financial security is. A recent survey from the National Endowment for Financial Education found that nearly 9 in 10 (88%) Americans said that the COVID-19 crisis is causing stress on their personal finances. For employees, the pandemic has not only heightened financial stress but also shown a lack of preparedness for economic hardship that highlights a greater need for comprehensive financial wellness programs from employers.

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