We partnered with five fintechs – Brightside, HoneyBee, Manifest, MedPut, and Onward to explore how they’re used and their impact on employees’ financial lives.
Join us to learn how these innovators responded to the challenge, found ways to scale their offerings to meet the pressing financial health needs of the moment, and forged pathways to drive impact post-pandemic. We’ll also introduce attendees to the Financial Solutions Lab Accelerator’s new cohort of fintech startups, as we explore innovations that are helping consumers to build financial resilience and long-term stability.
Learn how consumers are using Earned Wage Access (EWA) and Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) Advance products to bridge gaps between earning and accessing income, gain data-driven insights to guide key decisions in a showcase of findings from our recent consumer usage research, and discuss the ongoing policy debate.
By Farah Manjiyani, Manager, Financial Health Network Despite the recent stimulus, increased vaccinations, and gathering momentum of reopenings across the country, millions are still struggling with their financial health. Ongoing economic uncertainty, job loss, and physical health concerns have caused many to shift financial priorities just to stay afloat. In the Financial Health Network’s latest…
Employer-channel fintechs play an increasingly crucial role in supporting employees’ financial health through products like low-cost loans, and financial coaching. The Financial Solutions Lab partnered with the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis to examine the uptake, usage, and impact of five companies: Brightside, HoneyBee, Manifest, MedPut, and Onward.
Most low-to-moderate income (LMI) older adults are financially challenged to reach retirement and maintain their quality of life as they age. This report showcases research insights and design features that financial service providers can leverage to better support the needs of this group as they approach retirement, produced in partnership with the Institute of Consumer Money Management.
When a crusading group of retail traders decided last week to bid up the price of GameStop GME shares, the target was Wall Street. Empowered by Reddit and the commission-free trades of Robinhood’s online trading app, they succeeded in putting the squeeze on hedge funds that had shorted GameStop. Read the full article on Forbes […]
By Jennifer Tescher, President and CEO, Financial Health Network Through our innovation work via the Financial Solutions Lab, we’ve reached more than 5 million low- to moderate-income consumers (and 10 million consumers in total) to date with solutions to improve their financial health. Innovation is at the heart of the Financial Health Network’s mission, fueling…
Hear from an expert about the financial health challenges people with disabilities face and the opportunity to tailor fintech products and services to their needs.
In this research, Plaid examines how consumers use fintech, how they feel about it, how it impacts their lives, and how all these sentiments vary across demographic groups.