Four Things You Need
to Know About Payday
& Small-Dollar Lending
We are excited to announce the nine organizations just named to the second class of the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab) at CFSI with founding partner JPMorgan Chase & Co.
CFSI’s Financial Health Beta Project is an initiative designed to help providers invest in their customers’ financial health. Meet the seven participating companies.
Jeanne Hogarth addresses the CFPB's recent proposed rule on payday and other small-dollar credit lending.
We are excited to announce the 16 finalist organizations that are in the running to be part of the second class of the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab) at CFSI with founding partner JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Tyler Griffin, former CEO and Co-Founder of Prism Money discusses selling his company and joining the FinLab team as an Entrepreneur in Residence
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CFSI convenes a network of engaged, committed financial services providers that are committed to strengthening consumer financial health. We connect people with research, ideas, funding, and each other to lead the nation in innovation solutions for the marketplace. We care about the financial health of everyone, especially the underbanked and the underserved, traditionally an overlooked segment of the financial services market.
Information you need on the issues that matter to you.
How does the financial services industry collaborate to improve the financial health of the 57% of Americans struggling financially?
Payments is a rapidly changing area of the industry with great potential to increase the financial health of financially underserved Americans.
How can consumers save money when they are struggling to cover monthly expenses?
For ten years, CFSI has been conducting research and seeding innovations to answer the question: What if people got the credit they deserve?
Consumer research lays the foundation for product design and public policy.
Jennifer Tescher is the President & CEO of the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), the nation’s authority on consumer financial health. CFSI leads a network of financial services innovators committed to promoting high-quality financial products. Through its Compass Principles...
Karen is Vice President of Network Engagement. She leads CFSI's efforts to build, nurture, and provide business value to our Network of financial services providers who strive to improve the financial health of all of their customers. Since joining CFSI in 2008,she has built CFSI's...
Laura Barger is CFSI’s Chief Marketing Officer. Under her leadership, the marketing and communications team executes on strategic initiatives -- from events and design to content strategy and web development -- with the goal of telling the CFSI story through the lens of positive impact and...
As the leader of CFSI’s Program Team, John is responsible for CFSI’s research consulting, and innovation practices. Within these practices, a cross-functional team of professionals works to generate CFSI’s industry thought leadership and consumer research, to foster promising...
Carole is the Chief Financial Officer in the Finance Department within Shared Services. She leads the Finance Department and is responsible for CFSI's financial reporting and budgeting. Carole is committed to working with mission-centered organizations and believes that CFSI helps improve people...
Amy is the Chief Operating Officer. She oversees CFSI’s finances, performance and talent management, and administrative functions to ensure that CFSI has the talent, funds, and processes in places to effectively deliver on its mission and expand its impact over time. Having transitioned from...