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This Post is For The Working Moms

This summer I had the joyful and life-altering experience of becoming a first-time mom. Our precious daughter Evelyn is now five months old. Amidst the daily wonders of parenthood – the first smiles, tiny fingers, the sleepless nights – there were stressful financial decisions to navigate, such as finding affordable childcare, covering seemingly endless medical…

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EARN’s Commitment to Financial Health

This summer, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) named EARN a 2018 Financial Health Leader. This recognizes our commitment to measuring and improving the financial well-being of low-income households. As a financial health leader, EARN will use CFSI’s Financial Health Score to gather additional insights into SaverLife members’ financial lives. We’ll learn more about…

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EARN Launches Statewide Savings Campaign in Nevada!

EARN is thrilled to announce that we launched the first ever statewide savings campaign in Nevada! On September 14th, a bipartisan group gathered in both Reno and Las Vegas to declare a collective commitment to create a culture of saving in Nevada (Click here to see photos). SaverLife Nevada has the support of people and…

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Nevada Partners with EARN.org to Help Families Save Money with SaverLife

CARSON CITY, NV — Today, nonprofit EARN.org along with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval announced the launch of SaverLife Nevada in collaboration with the Nevada Bankers Association. SaverLife Nevada is an innovative initiative to create a culture of saving across the state. “SaverLife Nevada will put more families on the path to prosperity, and reduce the…

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Does making a promise to yourself lead to more savings?

Tax time is a golden opportunity to help low-income families build a much-needed savings cushion since, for millions of families, tax refunds are the largest cash infusion they receive in a given year. This year, we partnered with Commonwealth, a national expert in tax-time savings research. Together we tested nudges and prizes aimed at getting…

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Three Things I Learned Rapid Prototyping

I’m leading an ambitious project here at EARN. We want to help low-to-moderate income Americans with fluctuating incomes save. It’s hard enough to save with a steady income. It’s doubly hard if you are one of the millions of part-time, contract, and gig workers who experience regular ups and downs in their incomes. Put yourself…

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What Did EARN’s Savers Do with Their Tax Refunds? A Little Bit of Everything

In June’s Big Data brief, EARN’s data revealed that after receiving a tax refund, both checking and savings account balances of EARN’s Savers increased. While checking account balances quickly returned to pre-refund levels, savings balances gradually reduced over the next three months but remained 50% higher than pre-refund levels. To understand how Savers used their…

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EARN and CESI Team Up to Upgrade Debt Management with SaverLife

San Francisco, CA – EARN.org is pleased to partner with Consumer Education Services, Inc. (CESI) announce a ground-breaking new product, Debt Management Plan (DMP) Plus. The DMP Plus will give consumers the power to enhance their economic security on two fronts: Through eliminating crippling unsecured debt while building real savings. CESI is able to offer the…

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