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The Resource A fragile balance : emergency savings and liquid resources for low-income consumers, edited by J. Michael Collins, (electronic book)

A fragile balance : emergency savings and liquid resources for low-income consumers, edited by J. Michael Collins, (electronic book)

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A fragile balance : emergency savings and liquid resources for low-income consumers
Title
A fragile balance
Title remainder
emergency savings and liquid resources for low-income consumers
Statement of responsibility
edited by J. Michael Collins
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A Fragile Balance examines strategies to promote emergency savings, especially among underserved households.
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UK-WkNB
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illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Collins, J. Michael
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  • Saving and investment
  • Low-income consumers
  • Poor
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A Fragile Balance examines strategies to promote emergency savings, especially among underserved households. Each chapter is by an expert contributor and proposes an innovative financial product or service designed to bolster emergency savings among low-asset families. This collection also offers readers insights into the role of emergency savings and mechanisms to facilitate savings behaviors, and raises critical questions of the scale, institutional capacity, sustainability, accessibility, and effectiveness of existing programs
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A fragile balance : emergency savings and liquid resources for low-income consumers, edited by J. Michael Collins, (electronic book)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Paying for the Unexpected: Making the Case for a New Generation of Strategies to Boost Emergency Savings, Affording Contingencies, and Liquid Resources for Low-Income Families-- J. Michael Collins 2. Liquid Savings Patterns and Credit Usage Among the Poor-- Leah Gjertson 3. Upside Down: The Failure of Federal Tax Policies to Support Emergency Savings-- Ezra Levin 4. Save at Home: Building Emergency Savings One Mortgage Payment at a Time-- Stephanie Moulton, Anya Samek, Cazilia Loibl 5. The SaveUSA Coalition: Using Behavioral Economics to Build Unrestricted Savings at Tax Time-- Jonathan Mintz 6. Refund to Savings: Creating Contingency Savings at Tax Time-- Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Krista Comer, Blair Russell, Clinton Key, Dana Perantie, Dan Ariely 7. Enhancing Financial Capability TANF Bank Accounts-- Karan Gill, Dana Mills, Margaret McKenna 8. Building Emergency Savings Through 'Impulse Saving'-- Kim Manturuk, Jessica Dorrance, Jayson Halladay 9. Prosperity SmartSave Card: An Incentivized Emergency Savings Strategy-- Sharon Henderson 10. Accelerating Savings Among Low-Income Households-- Ed Khashadourian 11. Start2Save: Helping Working Families Meet Unexpected Expenses and Opportunities-- Ingrid Holguin 12. Incorporating Savings into the Debt Management Plan-- Karen Heisler, Seth Lutter 13. Who Said Pigs Can't Fly? A Learner-Centered Approach to Emergency-- Sonya Caesar 14. Epilogue: Emergency Savings as a Central Component of Family Financial Security-- J. Michael Collins, Thomas Shapiro
Control code
9781137482372
Extent
x, 234 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Isbn
9781137487810
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
unspecified
Type of computer file
PDF.
Label
A fragile balance : emergency savings and liquid resources for low-income consumers, edited by J. Michael Collins, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Paying for the Unexpected: Making the Case for a New Generation of Strategies to Boost Emergency Savings, Affording Contingencies, and Liquid Resources for Low-Income Families-- J. Michael Collins 2. Liquid Savings Patterns and Credit Usage Among the Poor-- Leah Gjertson 3. Upside Down: The Failure of Federal Tax Policies to Support Emergency Savings-- Ezra Levin 4. Save at Home: Building Emergency Savings One Mortgage Payment at a Time-- Stephanie Moulton, Anya Samek, Cazilia Loibl 5. The SaveUSA Coalition: Using Behavioral Economics to Build Unrestricted Savings at Tax Time-- Jonathan Mintz 6. Refund to Savings: Creating Contingency Savings at Tax Time-- Michal Grinstein-Weiss, Krista Comer, Blair Russell, Clinton Key, Dana Perantie, Dan Ariely 7. Enhancing Financial Capability TANF Bank Accounts-- Karan Gill, Dana Mills, Margaret McKenna 8. Building Emergency Savings Through 'Impulse Saving'-- Kim Manturuk, Jessica Dorrance, Jayson Halladay 9. Prosperity SmartSave Card: An Incentivized Emergency Savings Strategy-- Sharon Henderson 10. Accelerating Savings Among Low-Income Households-- Ed Khashadourian 11. Start2Save: Helping Working Families Meet Unexpected Expenses and Opportunities-- Ingrid Holguin 12. Incorporating Savings into the Debt Management Plan-- Karen Heisler, Seth Lutter 13. Who Said Pigs Can't Fly? A Learner-Centered Approach to Emergency-- Sonya Caesar 14. Epilogue: Emergency Savings as a Central Component of Family Financial Security-- J. Michael Collins, Thomas Shapiro
Control code
9781137482372
Extent
x, 234 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Users can print and/or download individual articles/chapters and other individual items from Palgrave Connect ebooks, limited to no more than one chapter per title per authorised user
Isbn
9781137487810
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
unspecified
Type of computer file
PDF.

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