Innovative and inspiring thinking from experts on diversity, leadership, financial wellness, and employee engagement.
Experts agree that having short-term savings is critical to financial stability. Here’s how we’re helping our members save.
Common misconceptions about saving, budgeting, and financial stress could be hurting your workers.
Advice for employers from an expert on savings strategies, policy, and priorities for financially vulnerable consumers.
Get the new guide that will help you understand, evaluate, and choose the most responsible EWA solution for your workforce and your business.
Aspects of our psychology make saving difficult, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to make it easier.
In an emergency credit cards are better than nothing — but they can carry high risks.
Relying on traditional subscription tactics won’t help us build a useful service for our members.
Small differences between EWA providers can have big impacts on your employees.
Our approach to building an EWA product that prioritizes long-term outcomes over short-term gains.
Temporary pandemic remedies can lead us to long-term solutions for America’s working class.
Tips for innovating in financial services where guidance is limited, ambiguous, or both.
The story of how one Evener and his wife researched, built, and are running a “learning pod” in their community during the pandemic.
When building your interview practices, remember to think like a candidate.
Even's responsible EWA solution, which helps employers do right by their people, was listed in the "payroll and benefits" category.
A simplified look at where employee financial insecurity comes from, and how you can help.
By choosing the right financial wellness benefit, you could save your workers almost $600 per year.
6 ways we use design to build two-way trust into the Even app.
Financially stressed workers are payday lenders’ bread and butter. Their gain is your loss.
The tradeoffs we make, and why we make them.
Run 4,200 tests on every change with this one simple command.
And why you should, too.
A snapshot into how a few of the companies on Fortune’s recent list have become so widely admired.
Experts from Live Nation, Urban Institute, and LG Electronics explain how to support employees right now.
Financially vulnerable employees need benefits that are helpful, not harmful.
Your new hires can’t afford to wait for payroll. Earned wage access gets them what they need faster.
To stand out as an employer, offer stand-out benefits that help workers rebuild their lives.
Data shows stronger employer brand, consumer sentiment, and overall profits for businesses that put workers first.
Answers to the top questions about earned wage access, straight from an American Payroll Association webinar.
Core insights from a recent webinar with Financial Health Network, Commonwealth, and Common Cents Lab.
The top three things to understand when considering building your own EWA solution for employees.
Experts agree that there can be no financial wellness without a strong foundation of savings.
A guide for employers who want to fast-track financial benefits to their workforce.
What will workers be looking for from employers as we navigate COVID-19 together?
Offering alternatives to predatory financial products is good for employees, and good for business.
Beyond being the right thing to do, protecting the well-being of employees during COVID-19 is good business.
Offering a way to access pay faster can take a big weight off of employees’ shoulders during COVID-19.
Actionable advice from Commonwealth, Financial Health Network, and Common Cents Lab.
For many, building short-term savings is a more immediate priority than planning for the future.
By measuring employee financial health, employers can choose the right solutions — and make sure they’re working.
To make meaningful products, we need to address our blind spots.
A deep dive into this financial product that’s harmful to borrowers, and highly lucrative for lenders.
How we’re helping our members save over $21 million — and counting.
How unchecked financial stress is undermining business’ efforts to keep employees healthy and productive.
Employees who struggle financially also struggle to stay focused at work.
Are purpose and profits mutually exclusive?
Most tools available to your employees aren’t helping — and may actually be holding them back.
Employees can’t become financially well until they can build savings.
Employees are getting sick, losing focus, and missing work because they’re consumed by financial stress.
Rising costs, overwhelming debt, and nowhere to turn: The vast majority of Americans can no longer afford a good life.
But too few of us have the financial freedom to truly achieve it.
A roundup of facts about the causes and costs of accessing extra cash before payday, from Even’s podcast, Money Ha Ha
Why millions of Americans are borrowing from their futures just to make ends meet.
A data-driven approach to finding out where your employees are struggling financially, and how to help.
Getting paid early solves short-term cash flow problems — but it’s time to start thinking about the long term.
Most financial wellness programs don’t work
How my quest to work on mental health landed me at a financial wellness startup.
When employees are stressed, business suffers.
Words matter because, consciously and unconsciously, they help us quickly draw a unified, sensible picture of a complex world.
Americans everywhere are struggling. How did we get here — and what do we do next?
Our framework for building success
Pay Protection was a really good... and deeply flawed story.
As our company grows, we remember our core values.
What Even doesn’t want in its office
The Voyager 1 space probe shot a photo of earth from a distance of about 3.7 billion miles.
Almost all American households have a bank account (FDIC, 2015).
To illustrate the stress our members feel about money, they made some drawings for us.
But the Even Advisor team is taking a crack at it anyway.
Yesterday Jon drew something to illustrate what Even needs to do
Spending’s actually just a disguise worn by the real, upstream villain: bills.
The promise that we make to Advisors is simple: we will do all we can to support your growth.
V1 app data: A retrospective (Part 3 of 3)
V1 app data: A retrospective (Part 2 of 3)
V1 app data: A retrospective (Part 1 of 3)
The persistent experience when allocating money is scarcity — not just of money, but of information.
How people think about a "salary"
The main problem with the first version of Even boils down to a logical fallacy.
How we watch our money disappear.
When we try to be like Obi-Wan and make people think something other than reality is happening, we’re really bad at it.
Designing savings in Even v1.
The ultimate goal of tracking your money is to be able to start saving.
Why we do our research out in the open.
We are building Even because work has changed, but financial services haven’t.
Of the 7 billion people on this planet, an incredibly tiny fraction of us have the opportunity required to work on humanity’s hardest problems.
The way banking works today is vastly out of touch with the changing ways that America lives and works.
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