Rise People partnering with Planswell to increase employee financial wellness

Rise People Inc. is partnering with Planswell Inc. to expand on its employee health and wellness offerings.

Planswell offers employees the ability to create free online financial plans and receive personalized advice from financial planning professionals to help them grow their wealth and reduce debt.

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“As part of our strategy to help our clients strengthen employee engagement through wellness, we are thrilled to partner with an innovative financial planning platform that helps employees better achieve their financial and life goals,” said Julie Bevacqua, chief revenue officer at Rise People, in a press release. “Financial wellness plays a significant, yet often overlooked, role in overall employee health and wellness, impacting an organization’s performance, productivity and retention.”

“Our combined solution brings together best-in-class technology and expertise to give employees across Canada access to practical advice on how to improve their financial situation, strengthening employee wellness and fuelling a more meaningful employee experience,” added Eric Arnold, Planswell’s chief executive officer.