From Piggy Banks to Prosperity: A Guide to Implementing Children's Development Accounts (Updated)
In local communities around the country, academic institutions, state capitols, and the halls of Congress, recognition is growing that building assets leads to beneficial outcomes at the individual, household, neighborhood, and community level. Indeed, research and practice suggest that possessing even a few thousand dollars in assets - such as accumulated savings, higher education, a growing business, or property ownership - gives people a stronger economic place to stand. Holding assets connects people to the economy, raises their expectations, and allows them to shape their futures.
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