Benefits Consulting Firm And Financial Planning Firm Hosts Educational Event On Reducing Financial Risk

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 3, 2015 – Hill, Chesson & Woody (HCW), a health and welfare benefits brokerage and consulting firm that designs, manages and implements employee benefit programs, will host a free educational seminar in conjunction with Gate City Advisors on Tuesday, March 24, at the Proximity Hotel in the Revolution Room, located at 704 Green Valley Road. This program, a part of HCW’s Employee Benefits Ready series, will focus on how to develop a successful wellness plan and the benefits of establishing a financial wellness program.

This event will focus on how to develop a successful operating plan that will help you define success and assist you with establishing specific programs targeted at your population’s challenges.

Additionally, the presenters will identify some key differences between a wellness program and a health management program that can affect results. They will also explore ideas to help you create your own financial wellness program at your organization.

This free seminar is accredited by the HR Certification Institute for 1.00 general credit hour toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification. HCW is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the presentation beginning at 9:00 a.m. For more information or to register, visit

“The best way to increase employee productivity, decrease absenteeism and reduce your overall healthcare costs is by offering proactive wellness initiatives,” said Todd Yates, HCW managing partner. “These initiatives should include not only physical wellness but financial wellness programs as well. Attendees of this presentation will learn how to develop and measure the success of their wellness program and how to create their own financial wellness program.”