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Patelco Credit Union partners with EARN to Give Away $100,000 to Help People Save

PLEASANTON & SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, June 17, 2019 — Starting today, Patelco Credit Union,  a top Northern California credit union is launching Play. Save. Win. to empower families to build better saving habits. Patelco is partnering with SaverLife by EARN, an award-winning national nonprofit helping Americans take charge of their financial lives with technology. The…

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Nevadans Come Together to Create a Culture of Savings

The impact so far is incredible. The Nevada Bankers Association led the way, building relationships with 11 elected officials to endorse the campaign and 30 community-based organizations to join the SaverLife Nevada network. Through advertising, social media, media, and a lot of community outreach, 850 people have signed up and set aside over $140,000 toward their financial futures.

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From Fitbit to Financial Inclusion – Meet Crystal

I joined EARN in November as the Strategy and Business Development Manager. At EARN, I will build relationships with employers, credit unions, and financial services providers to use SaverLife technology to create benefits that help their employees and clients. I have a passion for empowering others to create healthy habits and develop solutions for a…

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Experiences, Not Bank Balances

Or, why it’s not just about $500. As a mission-first fintech, SaverLife’s goal is to encourage individual actions that build wealth and to challenge the underlying causes of financial insecurity. If the most personal is also the most universal, we need to dig below the surface to understand experiences, not bank balances.  This year we will be highlighting…

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What EARN Learned in 2018

EARN’s research insights shape our programs and services and provide insights into the financial lives of working families As we close out 2018 and begin looking toward 2019, we wanted to look back at what our Savers taught us in 2018. Savers experience large ups and downs in their income Their median monthly income dip…

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There is No Silver Bullet on Savings

Saving money isn’t easy. Housing costs are rising, especially in urban areas, education costs have never been higher, and real wages have been more or less stagnant for two generations. And yet, saving has never been more important. With consumers bearing more and more of the financial risks stemming from retirement, medical expenses, and other…

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Turning the Biggest Payday of the Year into the Biggest “Save Day”

EARN.org plans to use behavioral science to motivate millions of Americans to save at tax time. To reach this goal, EARN is bringing together the fintech community to support the SaverLife Tax Pledge, a campaign to inspire Americans to save some of their refund. EARN chose tax-time to launch this prize-linked savings campaign because tax…

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