Supporters

The Pulse relies on generous support from our funders, partners, advisors
and others who share our commitment to improving America’s financial health.

Funders

Omidyar Network

The Pulse is made possible through a founding partnership with Omidyar Network.




Metlife Foundation

Additional support is provided by MetLife Foundation, founding sponsor of CFSI’s financial health work.




AARP

Additional support is provided by AARP.





Partners

USC

CFSI is partnering with the University of Southern California Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research to field the study to their online panel, the Understanding America Study.




Plaid

CFSI is working with engineers and data analysts at Plaid to collect and analyze transactional and account data from study participants who authorize it.







Advisory Council

Jo Ann Barefoot
Chief Executive Officer, Barefoot Innovation Group
Michael Barr
Joan and Sanford Weill Dean of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan
Kristen Berman
Co-Founder, Common Cents Lab
Marla Blow
Founder and CEO, FS Card Inc.
Ray Boshara
Director, Center for Household Financial Stability, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Jimmy Chen
Chief Executive Officer, Propel
Michael Collins
Faculty Director, The Center for Financial Security, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Michal Grinstein-Weiss
Professor and Associate Dean for Policy Initiatives, Social Policy Institute, Washington University
Fiona Greig
Director of Consumer Research, JPMorgan Chase Institute
Dean Karlan
Professor of Economics and Finance, Northwestern University Founder and President, Innovations for Poverty Action
Roderick K. King
CEO, Florida Institute for Health Innovation Assistant Dean, Public Health Education, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Mohamed Khalil
General Manager Digital Guidance, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Genevieve Melford
Director of Insights and Evidence, Financial Security Program, The Aspen Institute
Amelia Parnell
Vice President for Research and Policy, NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
Dan Quan
Banks Street Advisory
Rachel Schneider
Author, "The Financial Diaries: How Americans Cope in a World of Uncertainty"
Ellen Seidman
Non-Resident Fellow, Urban Institute
Luz Urrutia
Chief Executive Officer, Opportunity Fund
Justine Zinkin
Chief Executive Officer, Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners

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