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Format: 12-21-2014
Format: 12-21-2014
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 |
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 |
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 |
Americans carry over $800 Billion in credit card debt. Using most recent data from the Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Consumer Finances, Borrowing to Make Ends Meet exposes this and other...
November 7, 2007 | Report |
It has been nearly two decades since the credit card industry was deregulated with the promise of bringing greater competition and lower prices to consumers. Under the shield of deregulation, credit...
August 1, 2007 | Report |
Demos Vice President of Policy and Programs Tamara Draut testifies before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension regarding higher education costs and student debt.
February 16, 2007 | Testimony |
Demos Vice President of Policy and Programs Tamara Draut testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs regarding the growth of credit card debt and credit...
January 25, 2007 | Testimony |
Health care costs are rising sharply, placing stress on employers, individuals, and families. As employers look to rein in benefit costs, they are increasingly turning towards health...
January 16, 2007 | Report |
Cindy Zeldin
Mark Rukavina
Debt has become a generation-defining characteristic for today's young adults. The problem often begins with student loan debt, which today affects both community college and university students. In...
November 27, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff
Over the past decade, rents and home prices in major cities across the country have escalated rapidly. As young adults transition from college into the workforce, already owing an average of $20,000...
November 27, 2006 | Report |
EOP Staff