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You don’t typically hear the topic of childcare mentioned in the same breath as “employee financial wellness.” But thanks to COVID-19, families may end up being even further away from the goal of financial wellness — as parents face a shortage of childcare and must decide whether to quit their jobs.

That’s a personal takeaway from a recent webinar by EBRI on its 2020 Financial Wellness Survey results. The big-picture industry-wide takeaway, however, is that EBRI’s survey findings actually indicate that more employers are offering financial wellness benefits of some kind, according to EBRI senior research associate Craig Copeland.

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C.J. Marwitz

C.J. Marwitz is a writer and editor.

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