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Format: 10-23-2017
Format: 10-23-2017
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....
January 28, 2009 | Report |
America’s financial system has undergone a severe shock that is still cascading throughout the real economy. As financial institutions, their investors and homeowners have lost several trillion...
January 8, 2009 | Policy Brief |
A middle-class standard of living requires that families have adequate financial security to meet current obligations, invest in the future, and access opportunities. The Middle Class Security Index...
November 19, 2008 | Policy Brief |
The household economy — especially small business, homeowners and student borrowers — will continue to suffer during a sever tightening of lending credit and capital, in spite of the federal rescue...
November 13, 2008 | Policy Brief |
As Miles and Stuart write in Capturing Democracy's Surge, "America needs an election process that is efficient, trustworthy, and welcoming. We need a renewed sense of citizenship and service, and a...
September 15, 2008 | Report |
Stuart Comstock-Gay
The Economic State of Young America is a comprehensive databook offering proof that a combination of declining incomes, growing debt, and high costs of education, homeownership and healthcare are...
May 6, 2008 | Report |
Up to Our Eyeballs is a lively and timely exploration of the causes and consequences of the explosive rise in consumer debt, and of the unyielding financial and economic crises. Woven together with...
March 11, 2008 | Book |
As the next installment in the By a Thread series, Economic (In)Security uses the Middle Class Security Index to provide the first comprehensive portrait of the level of financial security enjoyed by...
February 21, 2008 | Report |
In the Red or In the Black? looks at whether household savings serve to protect families from incurring unsecured debt, and in turn, whether the presence of unsecured debt acts as a barrier to...
January 23, 2008 | Report |
Developed in collaboration with the Institute on Assets and Social Policy at Brandeis University, By a Thread: The New Experience of America's Middle Class looks at the financial security of the...
November 28, 2007 | Report |