Associated Bank Supports Employee Health with Healthy Savings® Discounts on Healthier Foods

Healthy groceries to be more affordable for employees with one-scan savings at checkout

Green Bay, WI, March 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Bank today announced that it will offer its employees and their families access to the Healthy Savings program, which provides lower costs on healthier foods purchased at participating grocery retail stores.

“We strive to provide practical and accessible programs that build healthier habits among our employees,” said Melissa Karls, Executive Compensation and Benefits Manager at Associated Bank, “and Healthy Savings is a great way to encourage our employees to eat healthier while saving money.”

All savings are instant with one scan of the Healthy Savings card or mobile app at grocery store checkout, without clipping or downloading of coupons. Participating grocery retail stores include including Hy-Vee®, Cub Foods®, Coborn’s®, Pick n’ Save®, Cash Wise Foods®, Copps™, Giant Food®, Western Beef® and more.

“Companies invest in a variety of initiatives to increase engagement, but Healthy Savings is delivering more than 70% engagement with a single program,” said Chad Kelly, Chief Marketing Officer of Solutran, the company behind Healthy Savings. “High engagement can increase productivity and reduce absenteeism in the workplace.”

The technology behind Healthy Savings is powered by Solutran, Inc., a financial technology company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

About Healthy Savings

Healthy Savings is a high-engagement, national health & wellness program helping health insurers, employers, government entities and nonprofits make healthier foods more affordable. Partnering with over 14,000 brands and stores, Healthy Savings allows members to save over $50 weekly on healthier foods without having to clip, print or download coupons. Our mission is to improve the way America eats. The platform behind the Healthy Savings program is Solutran's S3™ technology. Learn more at and follow us on LinkedIn.

About Associated Banc-Corp

Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of  nearly $34 billion and is one of the top 50 publicly traded U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from more than 230 banking locations serving more than 110 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at