Human-centered innovation brings together techniques from human insights research, service design, behavioral economics, and program evaluation to help organizations serving people in low- and moderate-income communities improve existing/create new products and services. At Prosperity Now, we utilize an approach where we discover a challenge facing people in a targeted community, collectively design potential solutions to address the challenge in collaboration with experienced practitioners in the field, and test the solution to assess the viability of solutions.
With support from MetLife Foundation, Prosperity Now is exploring how community based organizations serving primarily lower-income African American communities can support clients in addressing debt.
Bringing nonprofit credit counseling agencies together to think strategically about industry problems and explore innovative solutions.
Providing financial wellness services at work can benefit employers and employees. Below are resources on leveraging the workplace to improve workers’ financial security.
It's been a whirlwind year for Prosperity Now's Entrepreneurship team.
A report on the testing of six savings strategies and analysis of their potential for scale.
Behavioral Economics Technical Assistance (BETA) Project
Human insights research helps us understand the context in which people make decisions and take actions about their finances.
Learn how to gather and apply human insights in your own work.
Research helps us identify opportunities to build prosperity. Our data and insights are designed to make the case for effective solutions.