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1,200 New Orleans Hospitality Workers Receive Cash Grants and Financial Coaching

PerkUp and Neighborhood Trust team up

PerkUp and Neighborhood Trust team up to provide immediate cash relief, ongoing support to hospitality workers facing economic hardship

New Orleans, LA — December 21, 2020PerkUp Financial Health, a New Orleans based workplace financial health platform providing financial education and other online tools to help employees make healthy financial decisions, and Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, a national nonprofit and leader in worker financial health, joined forces to provide nearly 1,200 hospitality workers hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with cash grants and free financial coaching.

Through PerkUp COVID Assistance Fund for Employees (PerkUp CAFE), hospitality workers at Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Windsor […]

1,200 New Orleans Hospitality Workers Receive Cash Grants and Financial Coaching2020-12-18T10:13:23-05:00

Allison Beer, Chase Head of Digital, Joins Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners’ Board of Directors

Allison Beer joins Neighborhood Trust board of directors

Beer brings extensive expertise in digital financial products to support innovative financial solutions for workers

NEW YORK, NY – December 17, 2020Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, a national leader in the field of worker financial health, has welcomed Allison Beer, Head of Digital for Consumer & Community Banking at JPMorgan Chase, to its Board of Directors.

“Helping low-income individuals solve the unprecedented financial challenges they currently face requires the guidance and support of innovative leaders. Allison’s expertise in developing consumer finance products is unparalleled, and we’re thrilled to have her join the Neighborhood Trust board. Her leadership could not come at a more critical time as we work to scale […]

Allison Beer, Chase Head of Digital, Joins Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners’ Board of Directors2020-12-17T11:36:13-05:00

TrustPlus™ now available through Drivers Benefits

TrustPlus now available at Driver's Benefit

30,000 New York State Drivers Now Have Access to Experts to Help Them Navigate Financial Challenges from the Coronavirus Pandemic

30,000 black car drivers now have access to TrustPlus​ financial coaching through ​Drivers Benefits​, a benefits program for drivers of services such as Uber, Lyft, Via, and Vital in New York State.

Already struggling pre-pandemic because of volatile incomes, inconsistent work hours, and limited benefits, drivers and other gig workers have been among the hardest hit by the economic fallout of the pandemic, with many left struggling to survive.

Gig workers such as Uber and Lyft drivers reported a 68% decline in earnings, with nearly 3 out of 5 […]

TrustPlus™ now available through Drivers Benefits2020-10-28T19:14:35-04:00

Tips for Employees Navigating The Student Loan Moratorium

Student Loan Moratorium

This is the first in a series of posts focused on new insights from our personal financial coaches about the financial realities of COVID-19, which can help workers navigate these turbulent times. This blog series is made possible through funding by the Target Foundation.

By Christina Richiez, TrustPlus Financial Coach

For the 45 million people in the U.S. with student debt, many of whom were already struggling to manage their loans pre-COVID, the federal student loan moratorium has caused a lot of confusion, chaos, and stress. Since March, I’ve been fielding questions from my financial coaching clients: what are the details, what does it mean for me, do all of my student loans fall under it, what’s the timeline?

Often […]

Tips for Employees Navigating The Student Loan Moratorium2020-10-28T19:13:51-04:00

The Role of Human Touch in Emergency Cash Relief

Financial coaching can support cash relief efforts by:

  • Addressing the digital and banking divide by helping recipients navigate the cash relief process and overcome barriers to a technology-based cash relief application;
  • Leveraging one-time cash disbursements into ongoing support with creating a holistic plan to achieve financial security; and
  • Informing product design by surfacing issues that vulnerable populations face when trying to access financial services and generate solutions that make those products more inclusive and effective.

TrustPlus financial coaches

Mission + Technology: The Power of Nonprofit Fintechs

mission and technology, emergency cash relief

In March 2020, as the U.S. realized […]

The Role of Human Touch in Emergency Cash Relief2020-10-30T19:07:59-04:00

#TrustPlusatWork: Emma’s Torch

Emma’s Torch founder, Kerry Brodie

Founder Kerry Brodie discusses COVID-19’s impact on the culinary scene in Brooklyn, welcoming refugees, and personal finance coaching for her culinary students.

The restaurant and social enterprise Emma’s Torch in Carroll Gardens empowers refugees through culinary education and job training. Closed since March, students start back today.

Kerry Brodie, founder, executive director, Emma’s Torch spoke with TrustPlus for #TrustPlusatWork, a series exploring the benefits of personal finance coaching from TrustPlus for employers, HR professionals, and employees alike.

TrustPlus: Who is Emma’s Torch, and what do you do?

Kerry: Emma’s Torch provides culinary training and job placement services to refugees, asylees, and survivors of human trafficking. We’re a social enterprise so we do this through operating […]

#TrustPlusatWork: Emma’s Torch2020-10-28T19:10:28-04:00
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