2012 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard: A Portrait of Financial Insecurity and Policies to Rebuild Prosperity in America
The 2012 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard paints a bleak picture of rising asset poverty and diminishing financial security of Americans. Without intervention, the nation is headed toward even greater disparities in income, wealth and opportunity. However, policymakers have the tools to change this trajectory. This new report looks at the national data highlights from the 2012 Scorecard, makes the connection between policy and outcomes, and addresses the critical role states play in laying the groundwork for economic prosperity.