Blog – Zogo Finance
Thousands of American credit unions can trace their existence back to this twentieth century businessman who was ahead of his time — here’s what we can learn from him.
MassMutual FCU marketing specialist Samantha Barnes shares her thoughts on Zogo, financial education and how young people might change the world of banking.
In a world where businesses disappear overnight and even the ability to see our families for the holidays is still up in the air — it’s time to give individuals the tools they need to navigate uncertainty in where it matters the most.
For better or for worse, member engagement is now digitally driven. How can your credit union make it work to your advantage?
That’s the question we asked our more than 70,000 users. Here’s what they said — and what we can learn from it.
It can motivate us to run a little longer, spend a little more money or keep working toward a goal — here’s why gamification is so effective, and why it just might change the future of finance
It’s time that Americans stop learning financial lessons the hard way — your credit union could make the difference.
Forget billboards, TV commercials or ad spreads in the newspaper — today’s teens and twenty-somethings have their eyes glued to their smartphones. Here’s what your financial insitution needs to know.
At best, it’s boring and poorly implemented. At worst, it’s completely ignored. Why are so many of us learning personal finance on the fly?
You probably didn’t learn very much about this type of thing in school. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
The switch to digital learning has been swift and wide-reaching in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic. Where does financial education fit in?
You may not have a stock portfolio to manage or a retirement fund to worry about — but here are some tips for money management in uncertain times.
Imagine you’re playing basketball, but all the players know the rules except you. How can you make the most of the game?
Think young adults don’t care much about finance? These three brands are proving you wrong — here’s what we can learn from them.
Our users always have a lot of good things to say about Zogo, but sometimes, the things they love about the app surprise even us. Here are three reasons that Gen Zers love Zogo.
Old-fashioned marketing methods won’t do the trick when it comes to reaching this take-charge, tech-savvy group.
On one million modules completed, the speed of success and the similarities between Zogo and the Tony-award winning musical “Hamilton.”
Since the beginning of time, older generations have been claiming that “kids these days” are somehow in worse shape than their elders ever were — don’t let your credit union fall into that same dismissive mindset.
Gen Zers and millennials are trading insults on the internet these days — this one goes out to all the twenty-somethings caught in the middle.
We launched Zogo with the dream of getting more young people involved in the world of finance. ...
The youngest generation is already changing the world. If you don’t deal with a lot of Gen Zers from day to day, don’t worry — we’ve got you covered with 5 things you need to know.
The key to building a lasting organization lies in not only the capability to build success now, but in the willingness to keep pace with this change and prepare for what lies ahead. Stay in touch with young people, and you’ll stay ahead.
There was a time in my college career that I, too, bought two overpriced lattes a day.
It feels overwhelming to think about the future when you can barely see past the chaos of the day in front of you.
To all the other young people out there learning this on the fly and wishing you’d been given you some sort of textbook on adulthood, I feel you. Let’s bridge the gap.
The United States’ history of systemic racism has woven its way into innumerable aspects of American life. Banking and finance are no exception.
At Zogo, we recognize that the financial freedom we work to promote is inextricably linked with and rooted in the fight for racial liberation.
Here at Zogo, we toss around a lot of terms to refer to the next generation of consumers and credit union members. But what’s the difference between “young millennials” and Gen Z, anyway?
They don’t teach you how to build credit in college.
It’s probably not surprising that, since starting at Zogo, I’ve become a little more introspective...
Yesterday, I posted about what the team here at Zogo has learned so far from the far-reaching...
The serious implications of the COVID-19 pandemic reach far beyond what could be covered in a blog post. But here’s what the team at Zogo is learning from a time of such change and uncertainty.
Every time you order a coffee, every time you buy something online or go out to eat or write a check or choose a place to live, you make a financial decision.
A few months ago, we launched our “Humans of Credit Unions” page on Facebook. Here’s what we learned from real-life CU members and their stories.
In our first user interview, Victor, 38, tells us his worries about saving for retirement and how he uses Zogo to learn the economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.
Young adults are grappling with a bleak job market and an uncertain future. Now more than ever, they want to put their money somewhere they can trust.
It started with a Facebook post, a Powerpoint and a broken promise for a free dinner.
Last year, our CEO Bolun Li wondered if Zogo could be successful enough to partner with ten different financial institutions over the next six months. Now, our list of partners is double that size.
“Zogo slaps. And I don’t use that term lightly.”
They’re already credit active, eager to learn about finance and now more prevalent than baby boomers. But there’s another reason it’s important to engage with Gen Z.
Well, first off, we’re a pretty young team. I have to go take an English exam after this.
I studied business in college. So why did no one teach me the difference between a bank and credit union?
Today’s young millennials and Gen Z-ers should have every reason to be intentional with their finances. So why aren’t more of them choosing credit unions?