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“Jobs Are Not Enough”
The Hole in the Bucket
Americans obsessed over personal finance during the last forty years as never before. So how come so many of us wound up broke? Here’s the little-known story.
Too Important to Fail
Predatory lending still poses a systemic risk to the economy. Will Obama’s new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau succeed in taming it, or will the agency be strangled in its crib?
How to Save Our Kids From Poverty in Old Age
The case for American Stakeholder Accounts.
The Slow-Motion Collapse of American Entrepreneurship
The experts tell us new business start-ups will save the American economy. So how come there are fewer and fewer of them?
The “Assets Effect”
New research shows that having even a small nest egg of their own helps kids from modest backgrounds work harder to get to ahead.
The Assets Between Your Ears
The new movement to give college credit for the things you already know.
Government helps big corporations make billions off green energy. How about cutting the average family in on the deal?
The Internet is enabling more and more Americans to leverage their biggest asset, their home, by renting rooms to travelers. So why are local governments trying to shut them down?
No Place Like Home
An innovative foster care program for disabled vets points the way to solving two of the nation’s greatest challenges at the same time.
Michael Sheradden’s Compounding Interest
Two decades ago an obscure academic revolutionized thinking about poverty. Now his insights might just save the middle class.
The Asset Agenda
Signature policy ideas for building the wealth of ordinary Americans.
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