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Grading the Prepaid Card Industry

A new report from the Center for Financial Services Innovation scores the quality of prepaid credit cards, which can be used to receive income, pay bills and make everyday purchases.

March 31, 2014

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The Center for Working Families: Multiple Pathways to Opportunity and Careers

The Center for Working Families Inc. uses a unique, customized-coaching approach while providing support services that meet the needs of NPU-V families and move them along a path toward economic success. The center has developed three distinct pathways to that end: the Moving to Work, Moving to Wealth and Moving to Entrepreneurship.

November 19, 2013

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Youth and Credit: Resources for Young People

These fliers are practical sources of information that caseworkers and others can provide to youth and young adults. Depicting different scenarios involving credit and identity theft, they speak directly to young people experiencing each situation.

January 1, 2013

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Enduring Assets

The Financial Lives of Young People Transitioning from Foster Care

This report examines the financials habits, perspectives, struggles and success of Opportunity Passport program participants. Developed by the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, Opportunity Passport aims to offer critical financial practice and guidance to youth who are transitioning out of foster care.  

May 4, 2012

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Weathering the Recession

The Financial Crisis and Family Wealth Changes in Low-Income Neighborhoods

The recent financial crisis has shown the importance of asset building. This report sheds light on how families fared during the Great Recession, looking at those living in low-income neighborhoods who may see disproportionate effects from the crisis.

January 1, 2012

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Building Assets, Strengthening Families in Baltimore

This report provides an overview of the key components of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s financial stability activities for low-income families in Baltimore and, increasingly, the state of Maryland. It is a case study of how this multipronged strategy has been developed and implemented in Baltimore and offers insights for others doing this important work in their communities.

November 1, 2011

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Pathways to Financial Success

Findings of the Financial Progress Study of Center for Working Families Participants

This study assesses whether families experience income growth and other financial achievements – both behavioral and monetary – over the course of their participation in the Center for Working Families program.

December 28, 2010

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