In The News

Since the company was founded almost five years ago, HealthyWage has been featured in hundreds of newspapers, magazines, TV news programs, blogs and websites.  We’ve selected the following press mentions that we think you’ll find most interesting.


TodayshowLogo HealthyWage has been featured on the Today show three times! Check out the most recent appearance HERE!


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Good Morning America recently featured HealthyWage, including an interview with co-founder Jimmy Fleming and one of our recent $2,000 winners! Check out the clip below.


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Four previous winners and the HealthyWage Co-Founder David Roddenberry were featured in this clip from Fox & Friends.


6a00d83451db4269e20133f0365066970b-800wi CNN featured a HealthyWage team that lost over 250 pounds last year—read the follow up piece on their progress here! CNN also recently interviewed HealthyWage Co-founders, David Roddenberry and Jimmy Fleming to discuss how HealthyWage has helped thousands of people across the country earn money while losing weight.  Watch the interview here: In fact, there’s even more evidence to suggest that money does matter. A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that financial incentives did get people to lose weight. Read more…


CBS San Francisco  featured a stay-at-home mom who lost over 30 pounds and won $1,000 with HealthyWage. Watch the clip here.


nightline2_smParticipants from the HealthyWage Aurora Health Care Team Challenge are featured on ABC’s Nightline. Watch the segment here.

Check out our most recent clip from ABC’s Nightline featuring one of our first winners of the HealthyWager challenge here.


cr_logo_home Check out a recent issue of Consumer Reports with a review of HealthyWage here!


the doctors HealthyWage was recently featured on the popular television show, The Doctors as the hosts discussed how financial incentives can be an effective way for people to lose weight.  The winners of HealthyWage’s most recent Team Challenge were announced and awarded $10,000! Check the clip out here:


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“Rates of return that would make Wall Street do a double take.” – check out more what WeightWatchers has to say about HealthyWage here.


Since HealthyWage.com launched in October, Sisson and some 5,000 other hopefuls have signed up for the site, which gets corporate sponsors to give a cash reward to obese users who during a specified time period move from an unhealthy to a healthy body mass index (BMI). (This typically translates into a weight loss of between 30 and 80 lb.) Read more…


“For some, the excitement of competition and fear of letting down the team are additional powerful incentives. “Think about battle,” Loewenstein added. “The combination of camaraderie and competition in battle is sufficient to get people to put their lives in great danger.” Read more… Front Page Story | Photo Album | Follow-Up Article


Individuals and corporations aren’t always able to give these contests the structure they need for people to take them seriously. Enter HealthyWage. The company, which is less than three years old, started by paying people $100 if they moved from obesity to a healthy weight. Read more…


There’s no aerobic value in throwing dice, spinning the roulette wheel or playing slots — but a fitness company thinks dieters can gamble themselves into better shape by betting how far they can tip the scale. Read more…


The Chicago Tribune featured HealthyWage in an article on how to incorporate successful weight-loss incentives in the workplace. Read more… Some companies also use money and other tangible incentives to get people to lose weight, sometimes forming teams that compete against each other. Read more…


Just try and resist this site’s unique approach: They actually pay you to lose weight and stay healthy! Read more…


Maybe 10 grand is a bit of a lofty goal, but still, the model seems to work thanks to the added social components: teamwork and competition. “Having teammates counting on me really made a huge difference,” says Pat Grimes, who lost 44 pounds and was on this month’s $10,000 team. “The money is out of the question without everyone doing their part.”  Read more…


CBSAtlanta2Check out two former participants – Sue Johnston and Bruce Laughlin in clip from CBS Atlanta.


Put up $100 and if you lose 10 percent of your weight, you double your money. If you fall short, your money goes to paying someone else’s winnings. Read more…


2000px-The_Wall_Street_Journal_Logo.svg_-624x58 HealthyWage featured in The Wall Street Journal on January 8, 2013 about the benefit of using financial incentives to maximize weight loss success. Read more…


WSJ LIVE HealthyWage featured on the “Live” edition of The Wall Street Journal earlier this year. Read more about the story and see the video here…


 So what would happen if individuals were offered a financial incentive to improve their health, driving down the immense cost of the system down the line? HealthyWage launched at TechCrunch50 as a way for people to take ownership over their own health and get rewarded up to $1000 for it in the process. Read more…


A new, unconventional weight-loss program encourages dieters to gamble their way to a leaner figure. The program, HealthyWage, touts you can “Win money for losing weight.” Read more…


HealthyWage Members Collectively Lose a Staggering 880,000 Pounds and Gain $450,000 in 2011 Alone Amid Explosive Individual and Corporate Wellness Participant Growth. Read more…


HealthyWage is at the forefront of the health incentives trend — efforts the company hopes will counter costly alternatives overweight and obese individuals will face up ahead. Read more…


A study by University of Pennsylvania economists found that those offered financial rewards were more likely to reach their weight-loss goals. Go to healthywage.com and register for an incentive plan in which you can earn dollars for dropping pounds. Read more…


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Break a sweat — or else you’ll break the bank. New Yorkers are getting inspired to perspire by gambling on their weight in a new fitness phenomena that hits dieters where it counts: the wallet. Read more…


HealthyWage has been featured in countless television segments around the country. Here are just a few of our favorites:

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KPRC Local 2 Houston, TX – 6/14/12

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KCAA 1050 AM Radio,Loma, Lindam CA Morning Show Interview – 12/3/12

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KPOV 88.9 FM, Bend, OR – Open Air Radio with Dawn Newton – 12/4/12

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