The Assets Agenda

Posted on July 7, 2008

New America Publishes The Assets Agenda

The purpose of this report is to outline a federal public policy agenda to broaden savings and asset ownership opportunities for lower-income Americans who have limited resources at their disposal. In developing our thinking on the subject, we have drawn on the research and expert analysis of many others in the field. The agenda we present here includes calls for new structures and policies at the federal level, as well as changes to existing tax systems, government programs, and financial products. Some of these policies are well developed, others need more seasoning, but all of them have the potential to contribute to the economic well-being of millions of American families.

This edition of New America’s Assets Agenda is the most comprehensive to date, with 84 innovative asset-building ideas.

Please click here to download the Assets Agenda.

http://www.newamerica.net/publications/policy/assets_agenda%20


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