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Striving to Save

Creating Policies for Financial Security of Low-Income Families


ISBN: 9780472117123

Publication Date: Mar 2010

Format: Hardback

Examines savings in eighty-four working families with low incomes, including fifty-nine families who participated in a program of matched savings and financial education. This book concludes with recommended public policy approaches for increasing savings in households that are striving to save.
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This book is about the struggles of low-income families trying to build savings accounts. In "Striving to Save", Margaret Sherrard Sherraden and Amanda Moore McBride examine savings in eighty-four working families with low incomes, including fifty-nine families who participated in a groundbreaking program of matched savings and financial education. In-depth interviews with these families, along with savings and survey data, shed light on saving in low-income households. The book concludes with recommended public policy approaches for increasing savings in households that are striving to save.
Illustrations 20 tables, 2 figures
Date Published 30 Mar 2010
Publisher University of Michigan Press
Subject/s Welfare economics  
Margaret Sherrard Sherraden is Professor of Social Work at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Amanda Moore McBride is Assistant Professor of Social Work at Washington University, St. Louis.

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