An opportunity economy starts with inclusion. This blog features ideas and stories from CFED and other leading voices who are working to expand financial security and opportunity for millions of Americans. Sign up for updates or learn how to become a Guest Contributor.
By Carl Rist
As the children’s savings movement continues to grow and attract attention from policymakers in cities and states across the country, a new trend – related in name only – has also begun to gain some traction at the state level.
A year ago, CFED launched the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative, with initial funding through a grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. One year later, we’re excited to share an update on how this initiative is making a difference.
By William Elliott III, Guest Contributor on 09/19/2016
Just as surely as the fact that low-income families can, will, and do save, we can be equally sure they only save relatively small amounts when compared to more affluent families.
By Kasey Wiedrich
The Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) has been working with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and other partners on defining financial well-being and ways to measure it over the past several years.
How can government agencies make it easier for programs to implement proven and effective strategies? Based on our work over the past several years, here are our recommendations on key steps government agencies can take today!
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