Wells Fargo’s new Financial Capability Grant program will help two nonprofits provide financial empowerment programs to the residents in several communities.
Toncé Jackson was at a low point four years ago. In Chicago’s Cook County Jail for a fourth time, she was struggling with substance abuse, had no job, a limited education, terrible credit, and was burdened with debt — she didn’t even have a bank account. Caught in a painful cycle that was destroying her family, she resolved to change.
“I wanted to start my life over,” said Jackson. “I just needed a little help with my beginning.”
Q&A with Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo Hands on Banking
Wells Fargo’s Hands on Banking® program has a new website, improved features, expanded resources, and a shift in focus from financial education to financial capability. We asked Darlene Goins, head of the program, to explain the reasons behind the changes.
Q: What makes the Hands on Banking financial education program unique?
Nine Financial Technology Entrepreneurs Focused on Improving Consumer Financial Health Chosen to Join Lab Created by CFSI and JPMorgan Chase
NEW YORK, NY, June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/— Today the Financial Solutions Lab (“FinLab”) at the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) with founding partner JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) announced nine financial services innovators as the winners of its second competition, aimed at identifying solutions that help consumers prepare for – and weather – financial shocks. FinLab selected the winners based on their ability to improve consumers’ financial health.
Firm’s global reach, expertise and capabilities help promote economic growth and address social challenges in cities around the world
New York, May 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility report, highlighting steps the firm is taking to support economic growth and address critical challenges facing cities around the world.