1. Why Assets Matter - Publication of the Week →

    Cover of "Why Assets Matter" Research BriefCFED’s Policy & Research team created a short fact sheet that provides an overview of research on assets and their effect on financial stability and economic opportunity. Many research studies have shown that:

    • Assets create a financial buffer to weather emergencies
    • Assets can promote success in the labor market
    • Assets can promote long-term thinking, planning and psychological well-being
    • Assets can promote economic mobility for single mothers
    • Assets can enhance the well-being and life chances of children
    • Assets can increase the likelihood of going to and succeeding in college

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