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Format: 10-23-2017
Format: 10-23-2017
A prediction making headlines across the United States is fast becoming reality:  By 2042, whites will no longer be the American majority.  Rich Benjamin, a scholar-adventurer, packed his...
August 4, 2009 | Book |
Credit card debt continues to threaten the financial stability of many low- and middle-income families in the United States, hampering their ability to save and move up the economic ladder. When...
July 28, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Even before the downturn, millions of households were experiencing difficulties meeting the most basic expenses. Now, as families experience declining home values and tightened credit markets, many...
July 28, 2009 | Report |
It is becoming increasingly difficult for Americans to achieve and sustain a middle-class life. The costs of homeownership, healthcare and a college education have soared, while incomes have...
May 29, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Today headlines are filled with stories of middle-class families struggling to survive the current downturn. But the problems of middle-class families did not start with the recession. Between 2000...
May 20, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Dear Senator: I urge you to support S. 414, the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009, which is expected to come before the full Senate in the coming days. The...
May 11, 2009 | Advocacy Letter |
Dear Representative and member of the Financial Services Committee: The undersigned consumer, civil rights, small business, investor, community and labor organizations representing tens of millions...
April 2, 2009 | Advocacy Letter |
Rising college costs, combined with major policy changes in financial aid, have made college less affordable for today’s generation of young people. The Contract for College would unify the existing...
February 24, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Economic security for seniors was built on the three-legged stool of retirement (Social Security, pensions, and savings) at the core of the social contract that rewards a lifetime of productivity....
February 18, 2009 | Policy Brief |
Economic security for seniors was built on the three-legged stool of retirement (Social Security, pensions, and savings) at the core of the social contract that rewards a lifetime of productivity....
February 18, 2009 | Policy Brief |