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Since the beginning, our mission at EarnUp has been about helping people. More specifically we are focused on helping the over 200 million indebted Americans manage their loan payments and ultimately get out of debt. This is a massive problem that need solving and we know

Acumen’s first financial-inclusion investment, EarnUp, helps low-income Americans manage their debt. SAN FRANCISCO, March 16, 2018EarnUp announced its partnership with the nonprofit global venture fund, Acumen. EarnUp is the

Recent Press Round Up featuring EarnUp news:

  • CFSI Financial Solutions Lab Impact Report (https://i.earnup.com/2EkmTGv) – This report outlines how the Lab’s model has performed in positively impacting companies, the market, and ultimately, consumers’ financial health. Share it on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Understanding the intricacies of a loan is not always easy. Most people know what a loan is and have some general knowledge on the different terms, but may not fully understand the many different intricacies involved. So over the next three weeks, we are going

America is in a debt crisis. There are over 200 million Americans burdened with some form of debt, ranging from student loans, mortgages, credit cards and more. More than 60% of these debt-burdened people are living paycheck-to-paycheck, often stuck in the difficult balancing act of managing their living

Celebrating recent media features for EarnUp, here’s our latest:

  • FreddieMac (http://i.earnup.com/2DN5Pxx) – Looking for an easy, convenient way to better manage your finances, improve your credit, and save money — and work toward buying a home? Freddie Mac’s pilot program with EarnUp might be your answer. Share it

Now that we know what a picture of financial health looks like and what our financial health scores are, how do we make progress towards a healthier financial life? Just like your physical health, there’s no silver bullet to building

What does it mean to be “financially healthy?” Most people think it has to do with how much money you earn or your credit score, but it actually is much more than that. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) developed a 10-question survey that examines

Many Americans grow up learning healthy habits when it comes to eating and exercise. Health and gym class are mandated in schools across the US, but what about money management? If you didn’t learn about good money habits at home, chances are you’re like many Americans who’ve missed out on

Now that you’ve successfully created a budget, let’s talk about sticking to it. We tapped leading experts in financial management and behavioral change at Common Cents Lab for the best ways to help you stick to a budget.

They say old habits die hard, and when it comes to having a budget (or lack thereof), developing that habit can be one of the hardest. Tapping into the momentum of the new year, we want to help you create structure to live within your means.

For most of us, the start of a new year feels like a perfect time for change. Our calendars are starting fresh and we have the full year ahead of us to make those major life transformations—whether that means a new diet, a new fitness regime or simply

Here’s a round up of EarnUp’s latest press features and media mentions. Check it out. Please share:

EarnUp Closes Oversubscribed Series A to Intelligently Automate Financial Services Funding drives tech transformation to help people get out of debt   SAN FRANCISCO, CA – December 1, 2017 – Less than 90 days after emerging from private beta, EarnUp has closed an oversubscribed Series A financing round. EarnUp,

Title: Smart Decisions To Manage Student Loan DebtStudent loan borrowing is one of the faster-growing forms of debt in the U.S. Forbes points out that student loan debt is now the second highest consumer debt category, and that 44 million U.S. borrowers hold $1.3 trillion in loans. Without careful

A recent survey found that customer loyalty to financial institutions is high, but that Americans also want the benefits provided by FinTech products and services. If large U.S. banks offer better technology, consumers are willing to use FinTech to lower their costs and gain financial transparency. Blumberg Capital’s Annual

Innovative fintech platform automates payments to improve budgeting and financial health

MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Oct 10, 2017) –  Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) announced today a pilot with EarnUp, a financial technology company that helps consumers make loan payments on time and improve their financial

We all know the drill: it’s the first of the month and time to get the finances in order for those monthly loan payments. Whether it’s a mortgage, student loan payment, auto loan or another bill, the due dates feel as though they quickly creep up on us.

EarnUp (http://i.earnup.com/2wvNiRQ) – Conquer Your Debt, EarnUp’s App Launch Offical Press Release via EarnUp dot com. Share it on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook The press release was also picked up by:

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Transformational technology platform emerges from private beta.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 21, 2017 / PRNewswire / — EarnUp, a consumer-first financial technology platform that intelligently automates loan payments, announced the launch of its application this week. Moving out of a private beta, EarnUp

Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good.” This is a great way to approach your personal finances, because creating a plan and sticking to it is the key to success over time. You may not implement the plan perfectly, but you’ll be far better off if you

Lots of exciting press this month with more news to come.

Here are some of our recent media mentions:

6 Ways To Reduce Your Home Mortgage Interest Costs The amount of interest you pay on your home mortgage may have the biggest impact on your personal finances over your lifetime. Take for example, Bankrate’s website. The site provides a simple home mortgage interest calculator. Let’s assume that you’re

What’s In A Name? EarnUp to Save: Or How Behavioral Economics and FinTech Can Help You

Did you ever wonder how we got the name “EarnUp”? Learn how by learning about behavioral economics. A recent article featuring EarnUp in Bank Director Magazine, “When A Penny Saved Is Not

The Financial Technology #fintech sector is hot right now.

The vast consumer need for debt and loan help demands continuous innovation by EarnUp and our partners and peers. We set the bar high so that we can serve those around us in our greatest capacity as leaders in this space.