February 2013 Forbes features Emerge as a solution in the article: "How Employers Can Run Predatory Lenders Out of Business (and Why They Should)."
February 2012 Emerge Financial Wellness is selected as a SWIFT Innotribe semi-finalist as "one of the world's most promising and disruptive FiTech (financial technology) companies."
January 2012 Emerge CEO Jonathan Harrison responds to the article "With New Law, Profits Take a Back Seat" with more information about Emerge's social mission. Read more in "We Aid Escape From Payday Lenders" at the Wall Street Journal.
January 2012 The Wall Street Journal features Emerge, with other leading B Corporations, as an early adopter of benefit corporation legislation. Read the article "With New Law, Profits Take a Back Seat".
January 2012 The goal of Emerge is to end predatory payday lending by helping working people build savings and credit to improve their financial futures. More on Emerge's mission to end predatory lending in the Fast Company Co.Exist blog for "World Changing Ideas and Innovation".
January 2012 Emerge has partnered with Health Payment Advocates (HPA), a leading healthcare financial advocacy firm, to help employees take control of personal medical debt in a responsible way, while building their overall financial stability. More about HPA and the partnership in our HPA press release.
November 2011 San Jose Mercury News names Emerge responsible payday loan alternative in their recent investigation and report, "Consumed by Payday Loans".
October 2011 Biz Times explains how Emerge helps employers move their business forward (Biz Times article).
October 2011 AOL calculates how much financial stress and other factors can cost businesses in nonproductive employee time (AOL article).
October 2011 Emerge is featured in Business Week: "The company... help[s] people build long-term savings and avoid the need for future payday loans" (Business Week article).
October 2011 Press Release: New Partnerships Support Financial Wellness Program and Responsible Lending Offerings. Read more about our partnerships in our new partnerships press release.
September 2011 FEI Behavioral Health, a national EAP, wellness and crisis management company based in Milwaukee, has partnered with Emerge to offer an exclusive new financial wellness program aimed at strengthening workers’ financial resiliency. See the full FEI EAP press release.
June 2011 OneMagazine highlighted Emerge as a fair alternative to predatory payday lenders (see One Magazine article).
March 2011 The B Corporation (recently profiled in The New York Times, A Scorecard for Companies with a Conscience), featured Emerge as a "Company to Watch" in their Annual Report (see B Corp article or B Corp full report), citing our innovative and sustainable risk model.
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