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Rebooting savings during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Nov 18 2020
  • Published in: Fintech Futures
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

With the US government stimulus expired and replacement programs still in flux,…

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How can women advance their public service careers?
  • Nov 10 2020
  • Published in: Apolitical
  • Keywords: Government

The landscape for women in public office leadership positions has shifted dramatically…

Lyndsay Gavin BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Eating Your Company’s Feelings
  • Nov 3 2020
  • Published in: PeopleScience
  • Keywords: Big Psychological Questions

Stay at home orders brought about by COVID-19 left many of us…

Allison White BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Fintech MX Tackles the Financial Literacy Gap by Designing for User Bandwidth
  • Oct 30 2020
  • Published in: Blackrock's Emergency Savings Initiative
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

Low financial literacy is a growing problem in the United States. A…

Allison White BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Strings Attached: Why the Payroll Tax Deferment Could Hurt Savers
  • Sep 25 2020
  • Published in: Blackrock's Emergency Savings Initiative
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

The President signed a memorandum in August 2020 allowing employers to defer…

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FTA Awards $14M in Grants for 25 ‘Innovative Mobility’ Projects
  • Sep 11 2020
  • Published in: Railway Age
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced that 25 projects in 24…

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L.A. Metro receives FTA grant to develop a pilot travel rewards program
  • Sep 11 2020
  • Published in: Mass Transit Mag
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

L.A. Metro is partnering with the Harvard School of Business, the Duke…

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Los Angeles Metro Awarded Federal Grant to Develop Travel Rewards Program
  • Sep 10 2020
  • Published in: MyNewsLA
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration announced Thursday that it awarded $700,000 to the…

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Nudging the Commute: Using Behaviorally-Informed Interventions to Promote Sustainable Transportation in US Cities
  • Sep 1 2020
  • Published in: Harvard Business School
  • Keywords: Government, Transportation

Dramatic reductions in carbon emissions must take place immediately. A human-centric method…

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Every Penny Counts: A Case Study from Digital Federal Credit Union
  • Sep 1 2020
  • Published in: BlackRock Emergency Savings Initiative
  • Keywords: Increase Short-and Long-Term Savings, Common Cents Lab

While the days of making penny rolls may be long over, converting…

Jianna Torre BEHAVIORAL RESEARCHER

Governo federal define novas regras para o teletrabalho
  • Jul 30 2020
  • Published in: Governo Federal
  • Keywords: Government, Taxes and Fiscal Policy

Ogoverno federal deu mais um passo para modernizar a gestão de pessoas…

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Avoiding the Downside of Instapay: Five Behavioral Science-Based Principles to Make Paycheck-on-Demand Benefit Low-Income Users
  • Jul 22 2020
  • Published in: Next Billion
  • Keywords: Common Cents Lab

You just finished an hour of work. You glance at your phone…

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