Brief

Financial Solutions Lab
 Workplace Financial Health Innovation: Rolling Out an Earned Wage Access Program for Your Employees

Workplace Financial Health Innovation: Rolling Out an Earned Wage Access Program for Your Employees

Employers, benefits platforms, regulators, and employees are paying more attention to earned wage access (EWA) products for their potential to improve employee financial health. Employers can maximize the positive outcomes of EWA products by minimizing associated fees, explaining the program mechanics to employees, and providing a complementary suite of financial resources.

Financial Health Pulse
 Pulse Points: Savings Dwindled as Spending Increased in Q4 2021

Pulse Points: Savings Dwindled as Spending Increased in Q4 2021

Consumers spent more money on recreation and eating out during the 2021 holiday season than during the 2020 holiday season, but many remain vulnerable as government relief programs expire and inflation continues. This brief examines the factors that may shape financial health in the early months of 2022.

3 Ways To Measure the FinHealth Effects of Emergency Savings

This research was produced by the Financial Health Network in collaboration with BlackRock’s Emergency Savings Initiative (ESI). ESI is a cross-sector program with a mission to help people living on low to moderate incomes gain access to and increase usage of proven savings strategies and tools – ultimately helping them establish an important safety net.

Employment Challenges

Once justice-involved individuals re-enter society, there are numerous barriers to gain employment that often force them to make difficult decisions.