Inclusion and Advocacy: Closing the Wealth Gap

Inclusion and Advocacy: Closing the Wealth Gap

Join us as representatives of Fifth Third Bank and the National Urban League discuss their efforts to remove barriers to equity, and how Fifth Third is working to close the income gap through innovative financial empowerment tools to improve financial health for all.

Insurtech for Financial Health

Explore three major insurtech advances that could help more Americans weather financial shocks successfully, as well as potential pitfalls for insurers working to align business incentives with customer needs.

The Financial Health Network Comment Letter on Proposed Amendments to Rules Concerning Prepaid Accounts

The Financial Health Network submitted this letter in response to the request for comment on the proposed Amendments to Rules Concerning Prepaid Accounts, issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB, the Bureau) and published on June 29, 2017. Like the CFPB, we recognize the important role that prepaid products and services can play in the financial health of U.S. consumers and we are committed to promoting high-quality financial products. We believe that financial services can be a force for good in people’s lives and that meeting consumers’ needs responsibly is ultimately good for both the consumer and the provider.

Secured Credit Cards: People of Color

A long history of discrimination and wealth-stripping has caused African Americans, Hispanics, and other people of color to have lower credit scores, less wealth, and less trust in the U.S. financial system than whites.