Posts by Shana Beal

SaverLife set a goal and we blew right through it

San Francisco set a community goal to enroll 1,000 members in EARN’s SaverLife initiative by September – we hit our target in just three weeks. SaverLife is working. People are saving. For a much-needed car repair. For a headstone for the grave of a loved one. For a ticket to send a child to senior…

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The “Never Broke Account”

A much-needed car repair. A headstone for the grave of a loved one. A ticket to send a child to senior prom. Getting a driver’s license back. To never be hungry or homeless again. These simple and deeply personal financial goals, set by real EARN Savers who are gaining a foothold on financial stability by…

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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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Our Partners -> Savers in 24 States

EARN is thrilled to have partners bringing first-time Savers to our platform in 24 states. Non-profit organizations throughout the U.S. are now using the EARN savings platform as a tool to help families achieve their savings goals. For many organizations, this is the first time they have integrated savings into their programs – because with…

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EARN: Not for Profit and Not for Sale

Last week EARN competed in New Orleans to win one of nine spots in the CFSI “Financial Solutions Lab”. As the sole nonprofit finalist, I was determined to build the case for why nonprofits must be emboldened to leverage technology solutions for the communities we support. The pitch worked: EARN was one of the winners…

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Helping Families Expect the Unexpected


San Francisco is the first city in the nation to require six weeks of paid leave for all new parents. This new rule provides support for mothers and fathers, those who gave birth to their child, and those who became parents via surrogacy or adoption. EARN is not required to adopt the paid leave policy…

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