Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion

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Blog Posts

  1. Are Poverty and Wealth Inequality Financial Capability Problems at Their Roots?

    February 20, 2024

    Bringing income, assets, and financial literacy under one umbrella

  2. Why Having Multiple Streams of Assets is Important

    February 20, 2024

    CSAs provide valves that can be used to control asset flows

  3. CSA Onramp (Part 3)

    November 18, 2022

    Story three in this three-part series depicts asset policies for children as being an on ramp to the Asset Empowerment Path for poor children.

  4. The Debt Dependent Path (Part 2)

    November 17, 2022

    Story two in this three-part series depicts the Debt Dependent Path the poor are often forced to take.

  5. The Asset Empowered Path (Part 1)

    November 16, 2022

    Story one in this three-part series depicts the Asset Empowered Path to the American dream, which better aligns with the ideal of education as the “great equalizer” in society.

  6. What Economic Security Should Mean in an American Context

    August 31, 2022

    By Professor William Elliott

    Economic security requires both income (enough to live by) and assets (something to live for). However, discussions about economic security in America can never seem to get beyond income policies. This is understandable, even if it is shortsighted. Once you...