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Video | | 2014

Changing the Financial Security Conversation In Mississippi

This video looks at the work done by the Coalition for a Prosperous Mississippi to help low-to-moderate income Mississippians identify economic challenges and build financial security.

The video highlights the coalition's program areas -- which includes: financial literacy, housing, predatory lending, and business development -- and takes a deeper look at how the coalition strives to empower...

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Categories: General Resources
Video | 2014

Changing the Financial Security Conversation In Mississippi

This video looks at the work done by the Coalition for a Prosperous Mississippi to help low-to-moderate income Mississippians identify economic challenges and build financial security.

The video highlights the coalition's program areas -- which includes: financial literacy, housing, predatory lending, and business development -- and takes a deeper look at how the coalition strives to empower...

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Video | | 2013

Fourth Annual African American Economic Summit: Friday, February 1, 2013

View the video archive, summit program, and speaker bios from the Fourth Annual African America Economic Summit. The Summit was co-sponsored by the Howard University Department of Economics, the Howard University Center for Urban Progress, the Howard University Center on Race and Wealth, Duke University’s Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality, the Joint Center for Political and...

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Categories: Racial Wealth Gap
Video | | 2013

Video - The Racial Wealth Gap in America

Income inequality understates the size of the economic gap between whites and minorities in the United States. In 2010, whites on average had two times the income of blacks and Hispanics, but six times the wealth. Analyses of wealth accumulation over the life cycle show that the racial wealth gap grows sharply with age. Wealth isn't just money in the bank, it's insurance against tough times,...

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Making the Grade: Improving the Financial Capability of Americans

The video features and event hosted by the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) in honor of Financial Literacy Month. The event this video covers an event focused on new approaches to building the financial capability of Americans. The event highlighted new strategies that combine the delivery of personalized, timely, financial information and advice with high quality financial...

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"The New American Challenge: Learning To Save To Build Wealth": Panel Discussion

This video shows the panel discussion at the 2012 "The New American Challenge: Learning to Save to Build Wealth" conference. Panelists discussed a variety of topics, including youth savings accounts at schools, the importance of teaching financial literacy to young people, and why financial institutions should recognize the need and value of programs for low-income savers.

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Video | | 2012

"The New American Challenge: Learning To Save To Build Wealth:" Sheldon Garon Presentation

This video shows the presentation by Sheldon Garon at the 2012 "The New American Challenge: Learning To Save To Build Wealth" conference. Garon provides an overview of countries with high savings rates, which have in common a long history of aggressively promoting savings among ordinary people, including the successful establishment of postal savings banks. He discusses how this can be applied...

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Categories: Asset Preservation
Video | | 2008

Payday Loans Scrutinized

This video from the CBS Evening News highlights how, with more American's struggling financially, payday loans are coming under scrutiny for trapping the working poor in a vicious cycle of debt.

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Categories: Asset Preservation

Payday Lending: A 400% Interest Debt Trap

This video describes how payday lending traps borrowers in long-term 400% interest debt, making them vulnerable to overdue bills, overdraft fees, credit card delinquency and bankruptcy. The video suggests that a 36% cap on annual interest is the only way to spring the debt trap.

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