SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 10, 2021–
Financial education and services are unevenly distributed in the modern economy. Marginalized communities are apprehensive about working with financial systems or have been cut off from accessing opportunities to accumulate wealth. To expand financial literacy education and support the next generation of financial planners to be as diverse as the clients they serve, Origin, the employee financial wellness platform, announced the formation of their new philanthropic initiative – the Origin Diversity Program. Through the program, Origin has committed time, resources, and funds to further its mission of bringing financial wellness to every employee, no matter their income, net worth, or location.
Origin is the first comprehensive employee financial wellness platform for the modern workforce. Its integrated solution helps employees manage compensation, benefits, and personal finances in a single place – side by side with financial professionals. Origin was founded on the belief that financial planning should be accessible to everyone at every stage of life. Yet, less than 3.5% of all the 80,000 CFP® professionals in the United States are Black or Latinx, according to the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning, for example.
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