COVID-19 Media Resources

The Financial Health Network has been the leading voice on consumer financial health since our founding in 2004. Our work centers around building a future where all people, especially the most vulnerable, have the financial systems they need to be resilient and thrive.

Through focused research on topics such as short-term savings, workplace financial health, product innovation, and the annual U.S. Financial Health Pulse, our team is uniquely positioned to offer insight on how events like COVID-19 will impact the economy and financial health for years to come.

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Topics of Comment:

  • The current state of financial health in America and the potential impact of COVID-19 to vulnerable households, including low- to moderate-income people 50 and older and college students
  • How workers and families can respond to work stoppages or cash gaps, including how to build emergency savings
  • The latest workplace and financial support programs for workers
  • The latest statistics on the financial consequences of COVID-19 in the U.S
  • The effects of taxes on financial health

Additional Resources:

  • COVID-19 Response Hub: The latest information and a curated list of financial support programs offered by Financial Health Network Member organizations for their employees and customers
  • U.S. Financial Health Pulse: Household-level data insights that reveal the state of financial health in America
  • Market Size Study: The size of the underserved market in the U.S., including a breakdown by financial product of fees and interest paid by consumers

Our Thought Leaders

Jennifer Tescher

President and Chief Executive Officer
Financial Health Network

John Thompson


Matt Bahl

Vice President, Workplace Market Lead
Financial Health Network

Rob Levy

Vice President, Research