Survey: Asset Building Program

Asset Building Program Survey

New America Foundation sent out the following message regarding a survey to help them understand the interests and needs of their readership.

The Asset Building Program is conducting a short survey to better understand the interests and needs of our readership. Please help us by following this link and taking ten […]

Working Paper: Beyond Barriers Designing Attractive Savings Accounts for Lower-Income Consumers

“Building on lessons learned from these pilot efforts, this paper presents an analysis of product features to be considered in designing attractive saving accounts for lower-income consumers.”

New America Foundation released a working paper this week: Beyond Barriers – Designing Attractive Savings Accounts for Lower-Income Consumers. The paper was written by Pamela Chan, a Senior […]

Report Released: Facing Up to the Retirement Savings Deficit

New America Foundation announced a paper today, Facing Up to the Retirement Savings Deficit – From 401(k)s to Universal and Automatic Accounts

“Roughly one-third of all households accumulate no workplace retirement plan saving during their entire work life and end up relying almost exclusively on Social Security”.

Visit the New America Foundation Web site to […]

Case Study Kindergarten to College (K2C)

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Case Study

Kindergarten to College (K2C) A First-in-the-Nation Initiative to Set All Kindergartners on the Path to College New research shows that children with savings accounts will be up to seven times more likely to attend college than those without an account. This is true regardless of the family’s income, race, or educational attainment. […]

Events: The Health-Wealth Connection (Oakland and Los Angeles)

The Health-Wealth Connection Understanding the Impact of Medical Debt

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 8:30 am – 12:00 pm FRBSF Los Angeles Branch 950 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA

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Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm East Bay Community Foundation 200 Frank H Ogawa Plaza Oakland, CA

Over two million Californians have […]

Informational Hearing and Community Financial Fair: Strategies to Help Working Families Thrive During Tough Economic Times

Strategies to Help Working Families Thrive During Tough Economic Times Informational Hearing and Community Financial Fair

Thursday, August 18, 2011 – 3:00pm – 7:00pm City Hall 7100 S. Garfield Avenue Bell Gardens, CA

Americans are facing major financial challenges at a time when all levels of government are dealing with record budget gaps and cutting […]

Webinar: The Case for Youth Savings

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

12:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. (PDT)

3:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. (ET)

The Case for Youth Savings

New Insights and Ideas from the YouthSave Consortium

Are savings accounts a viable tool to spur development and financial inclusion for one of the world’s most vulnerable population, low-income youth? […]

Building Better Bank On Programs

Building Better Bank Ons: Top 10 Lessons From Bank On San Francisco

The following is an excerpt from the Executive Summary of a new report on building better Bank On programs based on the experiences of Bank on San Francisco.

Building Better Bank Ons

Top 10 Lessons From Bank On San Francisco

Leigh Phillips […]