10 Areas Where Your Employer Can Help Your Finances

When people think about saving money or personal finances in general, they usually don’t think beyond their paycheck. There are a number of additional ways your employer can help you save and create wealth beyond payday. Here are ten ways (in no particular order) your company may be able to help increase your bottom line.

1. 401(k) – Many companies offer a 401(k) option or something similar. This is one of the best ways to save for retirement because whatever amount you put in, your company typically matches a percentage of the amount. This is free money, so don’t miss out on this great opportunity.

2. Pensions – While these may be going the way of the dinosaur, if

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2 Responses to 10 Areas Where Your Employer Can Help Your Finances

  1. junger says:

    My flexible spending account is great. It’s an awesome tool to have.

  2. Karen says:

    Here’s another indirect way your company may help you financially. Some companies will match your charitable contributions, if you contribute to certain charities. For example, I give a small donation to my college every year, and my last company matched it. I didn’t get any direct benefit, but it’s a way to give twice as much money to a worthy cause.

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