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Financial Lives Episode 5: When Retirement Won’t Work

Financial Lives Episode 5: When Retirement Won’t Work

Once upon a time, retirement meant a paid-off house, a solid financial cushion, and time to relax. This episode explores how older adults approaching retirement today often find themselves unprepared financially and worried about what their future will actually look like. As for those who have already retired, the reality is often starkly different from the retirement they once imagined.

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Financial Lives Episode 4: A Shock to the System

Financial Lives Episode 4: A Shock to the System

Financial emergencies following a health scare are becoming increasingly common. Unexpected hospital stays or a sudden illness or injury can wipe out savings, leaving many people unable to afford day-to-day expenses. In some cases, medical issues can force people into early retirement, cutting off potential earnings for years to come. This episode provides a glimpse into life after medical shocks and the difficulties older adults face as they try to bounce back financially.

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Financial Lives Episode 3: The Caregiver Conundrum

Financial Lives Episode 3: The Caregiver Conundrum

Chronic healthcare issues are not only challenging for the people diagnosed, but for the loved ones taking care of them. These emotional and financial challenges grow exponentially when medical coverage and healthcare-related debt enter the picture. This episode takes you inside the lives of three families experiencing the challenges of caregiving and attempting to navigate countless financial roadblocks as they plan for an uncertain future.

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Financial Lives Episode 1: When Fixed Incomes Fall Short

Financial Lives Episode 1: When Fixed Incomes Fall Short

Pay for your medication or buy dinner? Many older adults living on fixed incomes have to make daily trade-offs like these, even if they’re able to supplement their steady paychecks or Social Security checks. This episode provides a glimpse into life on a fixed income, where constant budgeting doesn’t guarantee you can afford basics like groceries. Explore the realities of life for those who have officially retired and others who are still working and struggling to afford life in their later years.

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Financial Lives Episode 2: All in the Family

Financial Lives Episode 2: All in the Family

Sharing a home with grandchildren, parents, or children is a familiar story these days, as more people over 50 find themselves living in multigenerational households. From helping with rent to pitching in with childcare, the benefits can be immeasurable – but having multiple generations under one roof isn’t always easy. This episode takes a step inside the joys and challenges that come with this dynamic living situation.

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Equity Compensation: A Path to Employee Financial Wellness

Equity Compensation: A Path to Employee Financial Wellness

Employers are increasingly looking at equity compensation programs as a way to promote employee financial wellness. How can equity compensation strategy influence holistic employee financial health in a post-COVID world? Morgan Stanley at Work’s Rodney Bolden and Andrew Lendnal discuss this important topic in an exclusive EMERGE Workplace video.

#FinHealthMatters Day Video Series: Rob Levy

Why does #FinHealthMatter in the workplace? Watch Rob Levy, Vice President, Research and Measurement, take on this question at a particularly challenging time for workers across the world in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

#FinHealthMatters Day Video Series: Matt Bahl

How can workplaces help employees with their financial health during these times? The coronavirus crisis has exposed significant weaknesses in our economy and has left millions of Americans struggling financially. Matt Bahl, Vice President and Head of Workplace, explores how employers can help mitigate negative impacts and improve the financial health of their workers.

#FinHealthMatters Day Video Series: Beth Brockland

How can workplaces help employees with their financial health during these times? Employers are uniquely positioned to support their workers’ financial health, says Beth Brockland, Senior Director. Hear more about why she thinks now is the best time for employers to act.

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The Road to Relief: Economic Recovery in Financially Vulnerable Communities

The Road to Relief: Economic Recovery in Financially Vulnerable Communities

While the COVID-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of the financial hardships millions of Americans now face, the economic impact has been disproportionately felt by some communities more than others. Discover innovative solutions nonprofits are developing and deploying to support the financial recovery of immigrants, people with disabilities, and other vulnerable populations during this time of crisis and beyond.

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2018 Visionary Award

2018 Visionary Award

The Financial Health Visionary Award recognizes individuals who have shown unparalleled leadership in building a more accessible and inclusive financial system, and who seek to continue to inspire and encourage the next generation of leaders to innovate new solutions for the financially underserved. PayPal President and CEO Dan Schulman was the recipient of the inaugural award in 2018 for his commitment to transforming financial services to make life easier for billions of people around the world via the PayPal platform and network.

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Day 2: Stabilizing Communities

Day 2: Stabilizing Communities

Hear from industry leaders and stakeholders on how we can collectively continue to respond to the needs of underserved communities in times of crisis while building long-term solutions that lead to better lives.

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Affordable Housing: Changing the World, One Room at a Time

Affordable Housing: Changing the World, One Room at a Time

In this session, PadSplit founder Atticus LeBlanc frames the complex challenge of affordable housing; explains how the pandemic has exacerbated an already dire situation for workers in sectors like public service, healthcare, retail, and hospitality; and shares his mission to provide affordable housing, one room at a time.

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Restoring Humanity to Healthcare

Restoring Humanity to Healthcare

In this presentation, Iora Health cofounder and CEO Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle shares how new healthcare delivery models can better serve the health, and financial health, of patients.

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Day 4: Rebuilding Resilience

Day 4: Rebuilding Resilience

With a focus on emergency savings, retirement, and insurance, we’ll explore the solutions that employers, policymakers, and other institutions are developing to help consumers recover and rebuild.

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Fighting to Protect Older Americans’ Economic Security

Fighting to Protect Older Americans’ Economic Security

Here we discuss with AARP Foundation’s Lisa Marsh Ryerson and JPMorgan Chase’s Alice Rodríguez the unique financial health challenges faced by older Americans and announce the release of a 6-part video series: Financial Lives After 50: Rethinking the Golden Years from the Financial Health Network and AARP Foundation in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase.

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