News tagged with savings

New index measures financial stability

(PhysOrg.com) -- What does it take for a family in the U.S. to have long-term economic security and not just "get by"? This question inspired the creation of the Basic Economic Security Tables Index (BEST), ...

Apr 13, 2011
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Tracing families' escape from poverty

For all the detailed tools developed to study finance in past decades, relatively few scholars have brought those methods to bear on a pressing social question: How do poor people manage their finances?

Jan 10, 2011
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