Posts Tagged ‘EARN Blog’

5 More Organizations Sign up with SaverLife

We are excited to announce the launch of a transformative partnership designed to increase financial stability and emergency savings of families living across the United States. EARN is partnering with five major U.S. affordable housing organizations to promote saving in nine states across the country. With a combined reach of more than 200,000 residents, this…

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“We don’t just sit here and cry”

400 words on resilience and becoming a follower leader. The majority – 71 percent – of EARN’s Savers saved nothing in the six months prior to joining EARN’s online savings community. And 50% report expenses exceeding income in a typical month. These numbers represent the starting line for our Savers’ journeys. By joining EARN, these…

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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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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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What We’ve Been Up To In Q1

It’s been a busy and exciting Q1 here at EARN! Take a look at what we have been up to in our two-page investor report. Click here for the full Report. Leigh PhillipsLeigh is the president and CEO of EARN. https://www.earn.org/staff-bio-leigh-phillips/

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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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“What I want is more stability”

Can flexible savings help more American’s survive income volatility? EARN’s Savings by Design Lab plans to find out.   Since I became CEO of EARN, people often ask me what keeps me up at night. Like most of us brave enough to do this job, the short and immediate answer is cash flow. If you…

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Red States, Blue States: Fragile Financial State

    I must have heard the phrase “our work is now more important than ever” at least 100 times about 100 different issues since election day. But for the 18,000 low-income Americans across all fifty states who have joined EARN since October 1st, improving the financial health and stability of their families was always…

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