Brief

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.

Disability Insurance Spotlight

To show how disability insurance can augment financial resilience, this brief examines short- and long-term disability insurance coverage, acquisition channels, and knowledge of American consumers, with a focus on LMI consumers.

Member Exclusive

Dispatch from D.C. March 2018

In our first 2018 edition of Dispatch from D.C., listen in as Jennifer Tescher, the Financial Health Network President and CEO, interviews Jeanne Hogarth, the Financial Health Network’s recently retired VP of Policy.

Member Exclusive

5 Tips for Measuring Financial Health

In 2017, 22 Financial Health Leaders measured the financial health of their customers, clients, or employees. While methodologies and results varied widely, 5 common themes ran across the entire cohort.