Brief

Employment Challenges

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

How Financial Institutions Can Structure Small-Dollar Credit for Financial Health

Recent regulatory developments have opened opportunities for lenders – particularly banks – to offer small-dollar credit. Data shows that investing in customers’ financial health results in greater long-term loyalty and profitability. In this brief for financial institutions and other lenders, the Financial Health Network offers a series of recommendations for supporting the short and long-term financial wellness of small-dollar credit customers.

Financial Health Pulse
 Neighborhoods Matter: The Power of Place in Shaping Financial Health

Neighborhoods Matter: The Power of Place in Shaping Financial Health

The places where people live, work, play, and worship are tightly tied to their ability to be resilient during unexpected challenges and to seize opportunities over time. This brief highlights the role of place in financial health, as well as the opportunity for place-based solutions to improve the financial lives of residents and communities.

Homeowners and Renters Insurance Spotlight

This brief takes a closer look at the homeowners and renters insurance coverage, acquisition channels, knowledge, and claims experience of American consumers, with a particular focus on low- to moderate-income (LMI) consumers.

Auto Insurance Spotlight

This brief takes a closer look at the auto insurance coverage, acquisition channels, knowledge, and claims experience of American consumers, with a particular focus on LMI consumers.