By Cindy Krischer Goodman, The Miami Herald Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Mar. 31--UNDERSTANDING EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PRESERVES MONEY -- AND SANITY: Bradley Bodmer recently shocked a room full of healthcare employees: He taught them about a financial benefit being offered by their employer but used by few.
Bodmer, a vice president with The Ayco Co., says just 10 years ago his advice may have fallen on deaf ears. Today, most employees are desperate for help sorting out what baffles them: their finances.
Companies want us to work longer hours and take on the responsibility of understanding corporate benefits and making selections. Burdened with choices and trying to balance the rest of our lives, most of us just aren't taking the time to navigate the elaborate maze of …