Webinar: Envisioning Better High-Deductible Health Plans

Join Commonwealth and Mad*Pow for this webinar on Wednesday, January 23rd at 2PM Eastern to learn about new, innovative approaches to address the financial challenges faced by lower-income employees enrolled in high-deductible health plans (HDHP).

Whether you’re an employer, a health insurance provider, a Health Savings Account (HSA) administrator, or just someone who is interested in making HDHPs better, you won’t want to miss out on this opportunity.  In this webinar, you will learn: How current HDHPs can create fi…

Webinar: Support Employee Financial Security to Build an Engaged Workforce

Join Commonwealth, Interise, and Rhino Foods on January 16th, 2019 at 2PM Eastern to learn more about how small businesses can support their employees' financial security and build a more engaged and productive workforce.

Commonwealth and Rhino Foods will share the impact of financial insecurity in the workplace and steps employers can take to lessen the impact on their business. They will share 3 specific examples of what employers can do: change on-boarding practices, communicate about raises in new ways, and offer…

Savings Innovation Convening: Building Employee Financial Security

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Commonwealth Host 4th Savings Innovation Convening

Note: This event is invitation only. Contact us to request an invitation Commonwealth and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston are hosting a convening focused on opportunities to build financial security, focusing on employer relationships. Building on our past three convenings that covered emer…

Employee Financial Well Being

Commonwealth's Melissa Gopnik will be speaking.

This insightful, one-and-a-half day event will explore why employee financial well-being programs are an emerging imperative for talent and total rewards strategies. Learn from expert practitioners who will share case studies to lead you through the process: identifying how employee financial w…

Social + Impact Connect

Commonwealth's Taylor Straatmann will be presenting our work.

Save the date for Venture Cafe’s Social + Impact Connect mini-conference, “Doing Well by Doing Good”, taking place on November 29th, 2018. Social + Impact Connect recognize and celebrate innovators and companies looking to solve big problems as ‘social impact’ or &lsquo…

11th Annual Financial Literacy Leadership Conference

Commonwealth's Alysha Alani will be presenting.

At this fall’s 11th Annual Financial Literacy Leadership Conference, financial experts, top government officials and leading educators will present new insights and information on how individuals can move forward to enhance their future financial well-being and economic security. Plenary and m…

Fintech for Social Impact

Event co-hosted by Commonwealth, featuring Senior Vice President Nick Maynard

With the rising growth and prominence of fintech across the financial services system, it is important that we don't lose sight of one of the central promising opportunities for these new technologies and solutions: to increase financial inclusion and financial security for the nearly half of Am…

2018 Prosperity Summit

Commonwealth's Brian Gilmore and Keyarash Jahanian will be speaking. We'll also be tabling at the event to share more info about our work.

The change we want to see is massive, and we can’t do it alone. Built on the notion that our voices are stronger when they’re raised together, the Prosperity Summit brings together the nation’s most diverse group of voices working toward a common goal: a nation where prosperity is …

2018 Health Experience Design Conference

Commonwealth's Melissa Gopnik will be speaking.

We believe in the power of design to drive much needed change in healthcare. The annual HXD conference provides a unique crossroads for a diverse community of executives and practitioners in design, innovation, research, strategy, and technology to help accelerate the transformation of our health ca…

2018 CFPB Research Conference

Commonwealth's Brian Gilmore will be attending.

The goal of the conference is to highlight research on the topic of consumer finance that can inform researchers and policymakers. The conference will focus on high-quality consumer finance research, with academic and government researchers presenting their research papers.…

Financial Inclusion Roundtable

Commonwealth's Brian Gilmore will be speaking about Prize-Linked Savings

The Financial Inclusion Roundtable transforms how financial institutions and community organizations in North Texas work together to help more low-income neighbors access insured deposit accounts, fair credit, and quality financial capability programs. The agenda for this meeting will focus on new …

NCRC Annual Conference: Just Economy

Commonwealth's Alysha Alani will be attending.

The Just Economy Conference is one of the nation’s largest gatherings of community nonprofits, policymakers, government officials, small businesses, banks, and academia, all coming together to create a just economy.

New Innovations in HR - Employee Financial Security

Commonwealth's Melissa Gopnik presents on employee financial security.

Recent studies have found that worker's financial worries impact productivity, absenteeism, quality of customer service, and turnover.  We will talk about this research, hear from the group about their experiences with the impact of worker financial security in their workplace, and discuss …

Aspen Institute Summit on Inequality & Opportunity

Commonwealth's Tim Flacke and Alysha Alani will be attending.

A dialogue about the widening opportunity gap in the U.S. This event will convene 400+ policy makers, civic leaders, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and practitioners from all over the country for a day of ideas, problem solving, and values-based exchange. By building on work from around the …

CFA Financial Services Conference

Commonwealth's Tim Flacke, Brian Gilmore, and Nashila Somani-Ladha will be presenting on Prize Savings.

Consumer Federation of Amercia's (CFA) Financial Services Conference is a key national gathering for consumer advocates and educators interested in new products and regulation which continue to transform the consumer financial services marketplace.

2017 AFCPE Symposium

Commonwealth's Brian Gilmore will speak at a session about "Innovations to Make Saving Simpler."

The AFCPE Annual Symposium is a unique opportunity to network, share ideas and make lifelong connections in the field of financial counseling.

FinTech Risks and Opportunities: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Commonwealth's Caite Eilenberg will be attending.

Financial technology, or FinTech, can be traced back to the introduction of the telegraph in the 1860s. As internet technology became available, FinTech has evolved rapidly. Financial firms digitized their processes, and companies began introducing consumer-facing products such as online banking and…

Financial Design Experience Conference

Commonwealth's Melissa Gopnik will be speaking.

he Financial Experience Design (FXD) Conference brings the worlds of finance, design, experience, innovation, and psychology together, with the goal of improving financial experiences and stimulating movement toward financial wellbeing for all. Deeper interaction in the financial realm requires mor…

NYU Stern FinTech Conference 2017

The Transformative Potential and Regulatory Challenges of FinTech

Commonwealth Executive Director Tim Flacke will be speaking at a fireside chat, titled Regulation and Financial Access, The Amazing Story of Prize-Linked Savings in the U.S.

2017 Asset Summit

Commonwealth's Tim Flacke will be the keynote speaker at the event.

This biennial event is intended to focus on best practices for public, private, federal, and state agencies to enhance and expand services to low- and moderate-income individuals and families. Services include savings programs, housing services, fuel assistance, financial literacy training…