Family Finances

Offering Short-Term Stability to Help Employees Have Long-Term Security

May 29, 2019  • Amanda Umpierrez

Key Points

  • Short-term financial stability is critical for stability in the long-term.

“Most—if not all— employees have short-term financial goals or face financial shocks during their careers.

College graduates want to work on eliminating their student loan debt; a young couple may be saving for a wedding or their first child; a Generation Xer may be saving for a child’s college education or an employee may face a major home repair or a major medical set back.

But, managing short-term and long-term financial goals doesn’t have to be separate, notes a recent report by the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program (Aspen FSP), “Short Term Financial Stability: A Foundation or Security and Well-Being.” “Stability promotes security because financial buffers protect consumers from shocks that would detract from progress toward their long-term goals, act as material foundations for growing assets, and reinforce the financial actions that move people towards broader well-being,” the report says…”


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Family Finances
Short-Term Financial Stability: A Foundation for Security and Well-Being
April 24, 2019 • Financial Security Program