Entries by SafetyNet

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Company Profile: SafetyNet

Originally published on Madison Startups on August 30, 2017 by Audrey Meis If you find yourself suddenly out of work and without the money to pay for everyday expenses, what would you do? These days, you can turn to a new insurance program called SafetyNet, which provides a lump sum payout to customers if they lose their job […]

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CUNA Mutual Group, SafetyNet’s Parent Company, Named 2nd Most Reputable Insurance Company

Company Also Ranked No. 1 In Life And Investment Insurance Category MADISON, Wis. – CUNA Mutual Group has been recognized as one of the most reputable insurance companies in the United States, by Reputation Institute, with the release of the 2017 US Insurance RepTrak®, the survey of insurance company reputations. CUNA Mutual Group ranked second overall for most reputable insurance […]

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InsurTech startup SafetyNet is using insurance to increase Americans’ financial security

Originally Published in Silicon Prairie News on July 31, 2017 By Christine McGuigan SafetyNet, a Madison, Wisconsin-based insurance tech startup, is hoping to solve a problem that plagues nearly half of all Americans. “A Fed[eral Reserve] report said that almost half of Americans can’t afford to pay a $400 surprise expense,” said Mark Greene, Director of […]

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Largest black business expo in Wisconsin returns bigger and better

Originally Published by WKOW on July 14, 2017 By Brandon Taylor Watch the video MADISON (WKOW) — The largest African American consumer tradeshow in Wisconsin is back for the second summer in a row. The annual Heymiss Progress Expo and Job Fair attracts attendees and vendors from Madison, Milwaukee, and surrounding areas. On Monday, Sabrina Madison […]

Join Us for a Money Smart Week Tweet Chat!

Join us on Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 2pm Central Time for an hour-long Tweet Chat in recognition of Financial Literacy Month and Money Smart Week. Join us online and participate in our Tweet Chat and get a FREE eco-friendly grocery bag*! Question 1: What kind of financial literacy education did you receive from your family or school? Question 2: […]

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When there’s too much month at the end of the money

Originally Published in American Banker By Alan Kline For one blackjack dealer at a Mississippi casino, responsible money management requires some clever strategy. “Janice” earns about $26,000 a year, but her income can fluctuate significantly from one month to the next. She has a checking account, but cut her debit card in half and destroyed […]