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June 18, 2015

In this personal anecdote, one EMERGE Forum 2015 attendee relates her FinX session experience learning what it was like to live as a consumer without a bank account. From cashing checks to using pre-paid cards, participants got an up-close-and-personal look at the challenges, hardships and difficuluties associated with tasks as simple as paying bills or buying groceries.  

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June 16, 2015

Learn more about the 9 innovative companies that comprise the inaugural class of the Financial Solutions Lab. 

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June 15, 2015

Kimberly Gartner talks about why collaboration and concern are key for product development in fintech

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May 11, 2015

The Financial Solutions Lab announced the 14 finalist organizations in the Lab’s $3 million competition for technology innovators.

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May 5, 2015

At the nexus of a diverse set of financial companies, the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) collects cutting-edge information around “what’s trending” in the industry. Here are nine trends identified by CFSI network members as worth watching.

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April 28, 2015

Jennifer Tescher discusses financial health, consumer need, and credit scoring. 

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April 26, 2015

Realities of money handling without a bank account.

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April 21, 2015

The Build Healthy Places Network’s Barbara Ray sat down with Jennifer Tescher in Chicago to talk more about the role of financial health in improving family and community well-being.

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April 21, 2015

The burden of medical costs in America is no secret. And the question of how people – especially the poor – can afford to stay healthy remains wide open.

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April 6, 2015

Data from the U.S. Financial Diaries give us an opportunity to zoom in on household composition and how it plays a role in financial well-being. We know that changes in household structure can make a difference in income and poverty level, and early USFD analyses show that it’s not necessarily in ways we might expect.

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