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Striving to Save

Creating Policies for Financial Security of Low-Income Families



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This book is about the struggles of low-income families trying to build savings accounts. In ""Striving to Save"", Margaret Sherrard Sherraden and Amanda Moore McBride examine savings in eighty-four working families with low incomes, including fifty-nine families who participated in a groundbreaking program of matched savings and financial education. In-depth interviews with these families, along with savings and survey data, shed light on saving in low-income households. The book concludes with recommended public policy approaches for increasing savings in households that are striving to save.

Author Biography

Margaret Sherrard Sherraden is Professor of Social Work at the University of Missouri, St. Louis. Amanda Moore McBride is Assistant Professor of Social Work at Washington University, St. Louis.
Release date Australia
March 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
20 tables, 2 figures
The University of Michigan Press
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