Savings, asset-building, and access to credit play a significant role in driving upward economic mobility, particularly across generations. These factors not only allow workers to raise their standard of living, they also provide a financial cushion to absorb shocks such as a layoff or medical emergency. Although workers in low-wage occupations often do not have access to credit or asset-building tools such as retirement savings, new models for building wealth and credit have emerged. WorkRise generates evidence on and elevates our understanding of how wealth building and other forms of financial security shape economic security and mobility.