The Future 15: Building the Next Era of Financial Health

When EMERGE launched 15 years ago, improving financial health for all was the dream of a few bold thinkers. Fast forward to today, and leaders across industries and sectors are embracing financial health as a new opportunity to better serve their customers, employees, and communities.

As we reflect on the organizations and innovators who have helped develop best practices for financial health, we also look ahead to the trends and tools that will move us closer to financial security for all. With 15 dynamic years behind us, how will we work together over the next 15 years to make our collective vision a reality? Join us at EMERGE as we continue our journey toward the future of financial health – and unlock your own potential as a financial health leader.


Moving the needle on financial health is a complex process, requiring an in-depth, cross-sector look at topics from defining consumer well-being to measuring progress. Our EMERGE 2020 tracks provide deeper insight into what it takes to build a financial health business, sparking ideas and innovations to usher in a new era for financial health.

Track 1: People

As‌ ‌what‌ ‌it‌ ‌means‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌a‌ ‌socially‌ ‌responsible‌ ‌business‌ ‌is‌ ‌changing,‌ ‌how‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌role‌ ‌of‌ ‌employers‌ ‌in‌ ‌ensuring‌ ‌their‌ ‌workers’‌ ‌financial‌ ‌health‌ ‌also‌ ‌evolving?‌ ‌ Hear‌ ‌from‌ ‌leaders‌ ‌and‌ ‌innovators‌ ‌across‌ industries‌ ‌who‌ ‌are‌ ‌breaking‌ ‌new‌ ‌ground‌ ‌by‌ ‌designing‌ ‌and‌ ‌implementing‌ ‌programs‌ ‌that‌ ‌improve‌ ‌worker‌ ‌financial‌ ‌health.‌

Track 2: Products

“New!” and “Improved!” are the classic catchphrase for any new product introduction, including those designed to foster financial health. As your business rethinks existing products, designs strategies to encourage behavioral change, and acts on fresh ideas, your product approach is key to your success. This track highlights some of the most disruptive and promising product innovations driving the future of financial health.

Track 3: Performance

Whether you’re just starting your financial health journey or are well on your way, the ability to measure the impact of your efforts is essential. Through consistent benchmarking and analysis, companies can track customer and business outcomes and share the story of their financial health efforts more effectively. Learn from organizations that are leveraging financial health measurement to shape their strategy, communication, and the future of their brands.