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Format: 11-23-2014
Format: 11-23-2014
Dear Madam Chair and Secretary, This letter supplements our letter of support dated November 20, 2013, for the SEC rule implementing Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...
May 30, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
Signed into law on May 22, 2009, the Credit CARD Act has benefited millions of households in ways that directly affect their monthly budgets. Demos’ 2012 National Survey on Credit Card Debt of Low-...
May 22, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Demos
Chairman Harkin, Ranking Member Alexander, and Members of the HELP Committee: I greatly appreciate this opportunity to speak to you about economic security for working women, particularly the...
May 20, 2014 | Testimony |
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Virginians....
May 2, 2014 | Explainer |
Robert Hiltonsmith
Mark Huelsman
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the...
May 2, 2014 | Report |
Robert Hiltonsmith
Mark Huelsman
What differentiates households that accumulate and carry balances on their credit cards from those that don’t have debt? Building on a national survey of 1,997 households, this study examines two...
May 1, 2014 | Report |
Chairman Schumer, Senator King, Ranking Member Roberts, and Members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to submit this testimony for this hearing on the harm of secret political spending...
April 30, 2014 | Testimony |
In 2013, student debt surpassed $1.2 trillion,1 highlighting a disturbing new reality: for an increasing share of students, higher education comes at the cost of long term debt. In 1989, 41 percent...
April 24, 2014 | Policy Brief |
Demos
The link between income inequality and economic instability has drawn renewed attention from economists, policy makers, global financial institutions, media, and investors. From Davos to Wall Street...
April 22, 2014 | Report |
Dear Mr. President: The undersigned groups, representing civil rights, voting rights, women’s rights and religious organizations, write to urge you to ensure full enforcement of the...
April 17, 2014 | Advocacy Letter |
Demos
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