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Adam Ciminello | Executive Coordinator | The Financial Clinic Today, the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced he was formally postponing the previously anticipated vote on a full repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the signature legislation of the Obama Administration from which more than 22 million Americans gained health insurance coverage. […]
Megan Kursik, Assistant Director of Partnership Management, and Kristen McGuire, Development and Communications Associate | The Financial Clinic “The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” -Oscar Wilde We are so grateful to the Center for Financial Security (CFS) and Asset Funders […]
Defunding a Pathway to the American Dream Mae Watson Grote | Founder and CEO | The Financial Clinic We learned on Monday that Congress has approved a crucial government program that gives struggling low-income families the opportunity to achieve the American dream. As somebody who has spent her entire career working for economic justice and a […]
Amy Cao | Program Associate | The Financial Clinic Financial technology, dubbed FinTech for short, continues to grow rapidly as an industry, revolutionizing the landscape of financial service delivery. We are witnessing the onset of a changing tide — powered by smarter technologies — to improve the way we manage money. Indeed, leaders of America’s largest banks and disruptive […]
The Financial Clinic participated in a random control trial on the impact of financial education and coaching on household balance sheets. See the results.
WorkBOOST’s premise is very straightforward: By building financial security, we are going to amplify your programs’ workforce outcomes. And, that’s not just a theory of change. What we are trying to do is make a business case about it. As Mae [Watson Grote] referred to earlier, we are seeing early evidence of increased participation, completion rates, hourly wages going up, and fabulous work by our partners.
Karen Goodheart | Assistant Director of Financial Coaching | The Financial Clinic You may hear the Imperial March in your head when you think of tax season, but fast forward — past the hassle of collecting your paperwork, struggling to keep your heart rate low as you triple check that everything is in order — to the moment when you […]
Through November, like many of you, we were feeling wary about how the election will impact the communities we care about. Working poor families will be hit hard if the federal resources that help them make ends meet are weakened or destroyed.
A Fresh Look at Possible Solutions Going back to school is always filled with anticipation, excitement AND stress. Now, more than ever, stressors about handling the costs of an education are on par with academic challenges. The average 2016 college graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt, creating a burden that lasts long past the […]