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Biden administration rolls out new vaccine incentives

Jun 4, 2021
About 63% of Americans have gotten at least one vaccine dose. The Biden administration wants to get to 70% by July 4.
From free donuts to lottery entries, do vaccine incentives work?
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As consumers pay off credit card debt, banks are likely to offer credit incentives

Jun 1, 2021
Banks are already stepping up marketing campaigns to try to get more consumers to use their services.
Since people have been good about paying off their balances, consumers’ credit scores have improved, says Andrew Davidson, who follows credit cards at Comperemedia.
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More companies plan to incentivize vaccination rather than require it — for now

Apr 30, 2021
Nearly 90% of U.S. companies plan to encourage or require employees to get vaccinated; 65% plan to offer incentives.
Some employers are also considering how to make COVID-19 vaccinations more accessible for their employees.
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Will offering employees vaccination incentives work?

Feb 17, 2021
Behavioral economists say there could be unintended consequences. And rewarding vaccinations remains legally murky.
Could incentives make employees more or less suspicious of COVID-19 vaccinations?
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States take back some economic incentives

May 22, 2015
Businesses that don't make good on promised jobs are seeing their benefits suspended.

The complicated formula — and incentives — behind CEO pay

Apr 24, 2015
What's the best way to pay a CEO?

Do workplace wellness programs work?

Jan 13, 2015
Worker wellness is a $6 billion industry, but there's little evidence it improves health or saves money.

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The interstate tax break battle

Sep 24, 2014
New Jersey crawls out of the great recession by luring businesses with tax breaks.

Modifying behavior with financial incentives

Oct 18, 2013
Employers are rolling out benefit programs that create financial incentives for healthier habits. But does it work?

Dieting for dollars: Using money to motivate weight loss

Oct 18, 2013
Shedding those holiday pounds can be tough, but maybe a financial incentive can give you that extra push.