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Format: 12-16-2017
Format: 12-16-2017
Building on Living Longer on Less, the first report in a series examining the financial vulnerability of the elderly, this report examines the economic security of African-American and Latino senior...
May 6, 2010 | Report |
Today's young adults are coming of age in a tough economy, on the heels of 30 years of declining economic opportunity and security for all but the most affluent and most highly educated. These...
April 26, 2010 | Report |
Amy Hanauer
Nancy K. Cauthen
Doing an internship while in college has become a near prerequisite for obtaining a good job.  Yet internships are often out of reach for low-income students because most of them are unpaid....
March 23, 2010 | Report |
This fact sheet includes a brief overview of why paying for college has become so difficult. Suggestions for how college students can lower their own college costs and information on public policies...
March 8, 2010 | Policy Brief |
The time has come for the creation of a Consumer Financial Protection Agency. For thirty years, Washington has been captive to a governing philosophy that eschewed regulation in almost any form,...
March 1, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Advocates, educators and students often make the assumption that more education is always better, that a bachelors or graduate degree is always superior in terms of providing additional economic...
February 4, 2010 | Policy Brief |
Reviving American Manufacturing - Before It's Too Late. This special report by Demos and The American Prospect includes articles by Carolyn Bartholomew, Jeff Faux, Joan Fitzgerald, Leo Hinderey,...
January 1, 2010 | Report |
Demos and The American Prospect
Increasing numbers of low- and middle-income families use credit cards for basic living expenses. As health care costs have increased and health insurance coverage has become inadequate, medical...
December 14, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Watch LIVE today, Wednesday, October 26, the CFPB's Raj Date will speak in Minneapolis about student loans at 1 PM Eastern. Streaming video below. America's students are facing a serious threat...
December 2, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Even before the Great Recession of 2008, today's young adults were on track to have the dubious distinction of being the first generation in a century not likely to end up better off than their...
October 9, 2009 | Policy Brief |