Entries by SafetyNet

CUNA Mutual Targets Landlords With Launch of Renter SafetyNet

Originally published by Coverager on Dec. 5, 2017 By SHEFI BEN-HUTTA  CUNA Mutual Group’s innovation lab is up to something, and that something is called ‘Renter SafetyNet’; a program launched in Wisconsin to offer landlords coverage against loss of income. “An income loss can throw a family’s financial security into jeopardy, making it difficult to […]

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SafetyNet Now Connects You to Free Financial Resources

We can’t change the way the world works. Emergencies will always occur. Bad things will always happen to good people. But we can change the way that the world helps everyday, hardworking people get through tough times. Our mission at SafetyNet™ is to improve the financial well-being of millions of hard-working Americans by developing innovative […]

Layoff Season is Around the Corner: Here’s How to Prepare

Originally Published on WEAU 13 News  on Nov 22, 2017 By Courtney Everett EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) — December and January are historically the worst months of the year for layoffs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says around 25% of all layoffs happen in December and January alone. So how can workers prepare for the unexpected? Mark […]

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The Frugal Closet Challenge: Could You Refrain from Buying Yourself One Piece of Clothing for an Entire Year?

SafetyNet™ Head of Customer Experience Roshni Chowdhry admits to her own materialistic tendencies. Specifically, she says, she is well-acquainted with the short-term thrill of the impulse buy, especially when it comes to clothing. But that was several years and three separate no-shopping challenges ago. Having twice refrained from buying herself any new clothing for an […]

Innovative services help drive CUNA Mutual Group’s success

Originally published in by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Oct. 6, 2017 By Paul Gores Since becoming chief executive of CUNA Mutual Group, Robert N. Trunzo has had a policy of holding monthly meetings with groups of employees — but the meetings aren’t exactly the same today as they were just a few years ago. “I’ve been CEO for almost […]

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A Home of Your Own: How to Evaluate Your Financial Readiness and Save for That Big Down Payment

Originally Published by Credit.com on Sept. 27, 2017 By Trae Bodge Everyone wants a piece of the American dream, and for many people that dream includes owning a home. But owning a home is one of the biggest financial steps you can take in your life, so it’s important to carefully assess your financial situation […]

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New Survey Finds 42% of Wisconsinites Have Just $1,000 or Less in Savings

Originally Published in Business Wire on Sept. 20, 2017 SafetyNet survey uncovers significant gaps in Wisconsin worker’s financial preparedness MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As Americans struggle to keep up with rising expenses, such as rent, healthcare and monthly costs of living, putting money into a savings account often times falls to the wayside. That is especially true […]