Posts by Audrey Gyr

Wendy: Why I Give

“I support SaverLife because it actually motivates people to save, get on a budget, and live within their means. They might not see the benefits immediately, but they will over the long run – whether it’s for a home or for an emergency fund.” – Wendy Wendy, a civil litigation lawyer who lives and works…

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A Story About Mike

Like most EARN Savers, Mike Carpio is working hard towards big dreams. Mike started working in high school at a Levi Strauss store in Las Vegas. Even though he’s worked his way up to Retail Services Supervisor, his long term goal is to become a physical therapist. As the son of hardworking immigrant parents, Mike…

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EARN’s Award Winning Innovation to Improve American’s Financial Health

  The Financial Solutions Lab at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) is a community of startups, financial services companies and nonprofit organizations building FinTech solutions that help consumers prepare for – and weather – financial shocks. In 2016, EARN was one of nine winners, and the only nonprofit, selected to participate in the…

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EARN is Marching Forward!

At EARN, we are laser focused on our priorities: launching effective consumer-responsive savings programs; driving evidence-based policy change; and, building a high-performing organization. This is what we checked off our to-do list in February: Audrey GyrAudrey is the Development Manager at EARN. She is responsible for maintaining and growing EARN’s foundation, corporate, and government funding…

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A New Year and New Beginning at EARN

A note from EARN’s CEO.   I want to start 2016 by saying thank you. Last year was a tough one for EARN. The organization weathered several leadership changes, causing delays and setbacks. I am sure many of you wondered what was really going on at EARN and if this much-loved organization was going to…

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Saving Money: Your Top Priority for 2016

This one simple habit will help you: Reach your goals Build your confidence Help you handle life’s ups and downs What is this habit? Saving. Audrey GyrAudrey is the Development Manager at EARN. She is responsible for maintaining and growing EARN’s foundation, corporate, and government funding streams.

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Saver Success Story: Meet Mariana, Debra, Gingi, and Hugo

Mariana struggled to make ends meet for her family. She felt trapped in an endless circle of poverty and minimum wage jobs. After saving with EARN things began to change. Mariana realized that savings is a behavior and a habit, saying that “It doesn’t matter what your economic situation is, money is always going to…

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What’s the #1 Financial Stress this Season? Lack of Savings

This holiday season the average American will spend over $800 on gifts. While a new bike, tablet or hoverboard may be topping the gift list this year, lack of savings is number one on another list – the list of top financial worries in the United States. Pew Charitable Trust released a report in November…

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Funder Update: BBVA Compass, Union Bank, and Bank of the West

EARN is delighted to announce that Union Bank, BBVA Compass, and Bank of the West have pledged their support for EARN’s microsavings mission. EARN is grateful for the support of our generous and committed funders. With Union Bank, BBVA Compass, and Bank of the West’s backing, EARN will be able to help thousands of hardworking,…

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How I Saved My First $500: Praise Santos, EARN Saver

Hi! My name is Praise Santos. I am an EARN Saver and the founder of ComePlum, a creative company specializing in photography and design. My parents immigrated to Audrey GyrAudrey is the Development Manager at EARN. She is responsible for maintaining and growing EARN’s foundation, corporate, and government funding streams.

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