Asset Building and Low Income Families

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Low-income families have scant savings to cushion a job loss or illness, and can find economic mobility impossible without funds to invest in education, homes, or businesses. And though a lack of resources leaves such families vulnerable, income-support programs are often closed to those with a bit of savings or even a car. Considering welfare-to-work reforms, the increasingly advanced skill demands of the American workforce, and our stretched Social Security system, such an approach is inadequate to lift families out of ...

Asset Building and Low Income Families 2008, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9780877667544

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