Blog Posts



 
January 23, 2015

Income volatility is a big issue for Americans. This blog digs deeper into the data from the USFD study.

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January 19, 2015

How do you balance consumer protection and innovation in financial services to achieve the best outcomes for consumer financial health? The question is important for the future of the industry, especially in the design of small-dollar credit (SDC) products.

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January 8, 2015

Self Lender blogs on the Consumer Financial Health Study.

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December 22, 2014

The work of the U.S. Financial Diaries Project was featured on Techonomy.com. 

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December 9, 2014

A recent thought leadership dinner conveys key challenges and opportunities for American financial services providers.

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December 9, 2014

This blog looks at year one of our two year nonprofit and credit union partnership.

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October 9, 2014

Jennifer Tescher discusses the future of payments, a future that puts consumer financial health at the center of product design and delivery.

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October 1, 2014

Financial services innovators hear it again and again: iterate on your projects, and launch early and often. Test your product or program several times in real situations and with real people to work out the kinks, streamline the processes, and make sure the initial findings support your underlying hypotheses.

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August 1, 2014

Translating established ideas from other industries to substantiate your own innovations can be challenging. But, as the Doorways to Dreams (D2D) Fund shows, the process can be instructive and rewarding.

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July 31, 2014

Supporting the release of Investing in the American Dream, Thea outlines the opportunity for financial institutions to better serve the immigrant population and attract new, long-term customers

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