About the U.S. Financial Diaries Project
USFD is a research project tracking more than 200 low- and moderate-income households over the course of a year, and collecting highly detailed data on household financial activity. The project is a joint initiative of New York University’s Financial Access Initiative (NYU-FAI),The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI), and Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA).
We have begun data analysis and have published some preliminary findings; we will post additional results as they become available throughout the project.
Click the links below to read:
- About our research methodology
- Profiles of US Financial Diary households
- Issue briefs discussing a variety of financial issues affecting the USFD households
- Blog posts related to the US Financial Diaries project
Last week the New York Times highlighted a trend among low-income communities: people seeking tax prep at unregulated, sometimes fraudulent
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