EARN Blog

Local Families Save $1M with SaverLife San Francisco

1,000+ Bay Area residents signed up and saved an average of $860 each over six months SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 15, 2018—Bay Area residents saved a million dollars with SaverLife, a digital platform transforming the way low-to-moderate income families use financial technology to save money. From June-September of 2017, more than 1,000 people signed up…

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Income Swings: A Monthly Roller Coaster

I’m Tim, and I couldn’t be happier to be EARN’s new Director of Research. I’ve spent my career working across sectors and industries turning data into insights, and in the last few years I’ve been focusing on how to use data to advance the financial health of America’s working families. I’m excited about EARN’s potential…

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100,000 Members and the Meaning of (Saver)Life

We just hit a major milestone: 100,000 members have now joined SaverLife. This is cause for celebration. EARN is proving the strong demand for savings products specifically designed to meet the needs of low-income consumers. We think our members would agree – almost 90% of Savers report that they are putting aside money in savings…

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Alexa, have you heard about EARN’s Big Data on Small Savings?

Technology is generating almost unimaginable amounts of consumer data and creating a powerful asset that fuels both rapid learning and rapid growth. So, perhaps the real question we should be asking Alexa is: if data is an asset, who benefits from this asset? As a nonprofit pushing for both client impact and systemic change, our…

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Commonwealth & EARN Launch “Savers Win” to Encourage Tax Refund Savings

Partnership between leading experts in behavioral finance and consumer engagement offers cash prizes to encourage Americans to pledge and save their tax refunds. January 30, 2018, San Francisco, California – A new program launched by nonprofits EARN and Commonwealth aims to encourage more Americans to save part of their 2017 tax refund. Designed with behavioral insights…

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Partner Update: Introducing Savers Win, a New Reason to Save!

Thank you to all our partners for being a part of EARN’s mission to help working families achieve prosperity through savings. We’ve had an incredible year and we couldn’t have done it without you. As we get started with our work in 2018, we’re excited to share an update from the EARN partnership team. EARN,…

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Save Up, Speak Up

Uniting financial well-being with collective action This week, SaverLife goes national. More than 80,000 working Americans have joined our online community in the past year and this month all of them become SaverLife members. By the end of 2017, SaverLife will be providing digital financial coaching content, access to resources, and small-dollar cash incentives for…

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EARN Approaches Millionth Dollar Saved, Expands SaverLife Nationally

Dallas, Texas – EARN announced today at #FinCon17 that SaverLife, EARN’s user-centric savings platform initially launched in San Francisco, is on track to pass a million dollars saved by users. To celebrate this milestone, EARN is launching SaverLife nationwide today. Designed to serve consumers making an average income of $25,000, SaverLife is transforming the way…

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