The financial challenges and the solutions available to solve them are evolving. At Commonwealth we explore the "new". In this section, read about our newest ideas and thoughts.
Board Reflections is a series of interviews with Commonwealth board members discussing their views on emerging financial challenges, innovative solutions, and the future. Personal choice. Personal responsibility. It is hard to argue agai…Read More
by Commonwealth and Aspen Institute On May 18, the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program (FSP) and Commonwealth convened leaders from the financial services, FinTech, investor, non-profit and human resources communities to explore the promise o…Read More
Financial volatility caused by health expenses is a barrier to financial security. According to a study by JPMorgan Chase Institute, many families take at least 12 months to recover financially from a major medical expense. Can personalized data spur…Read More
States, counties, and municipalities across the country have passed legislation to increase the minimum wage for 19 million workers, offering a once in a lifetime opportunity to build their financial security. At Commonwealth, we’re looking at …Read More
Federal regulatory agencies are often perceived as barriers to innovation, particularly in the financial services sector. However, there are efforts underway to change that perception. Last week the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) rel…Read More
The day after the announcement in April that Harriet Tubman would be the new face of the $20 bill, the Treasury Department tweeted an image of four major national newspapers heralding the move on their front pages. The New York Times called it nothin…Read More