In a previous post, I discussed how we need to evolve our workplace financial security system to include emergency savings and why that starts with values alignment. And so it makes sense for me to talk about our own values. Sunny Day Fund was born to help more Americans achieve financial security sooner. We’ve shaped […]
We need better systems for emergency savings, and that change starts with values alignment.
There’s still a belief that liveable wealth is only achieved by an individual’s level of financial knowledge, planning, and capability. A “bootstraps” narrative. I don’t think that’s the full picture. I believe that the key to sustainable personal financial well-being starts at the systems level, which is why I am advocating for a systems level […]
Reflecting on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream of Economic Opportunity and Equality for All
Reflecting on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a formidable task, and this blog is not intended to capture his undeniable greatness. But as I entered this long weekend reading the alarming news of surging COVID and rising inflation, and thinking about how and who that impacts, I realized that it also may be […]
Check out “Saving for Now, Later, and a Lifetime: A Summit on the Foundational Role of Liquid Savings”
Aspen Institute’s Financial Security Program hosted an insightful summit on June 16, 2021. Alongside Fiona Greig of JPMorgan Chase Institute, Jo Phillips of Nest Insight, and Katherine Lucas McKay of Aspen FSP, I participated as a panelist in the summit highlighting how policy, partners like employers, and product can unlock tremendous value for all. Below […]