Book: Media

The Financial Diaries:
How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty

by Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider 



Publisher's Weekly: Book of the Week

CBS Moneywatch: The United States of Insecurity

TIME MoneyThese 3 Charts Show Why Middle Class Workers Are Struggling to Get Ahead Today

NYU: The Plight of the Sometimes Poor

Times Higher Education: Book Review

Wall Street JournalFintech Apps Bring Stability to Stressed Families

American Banker: When there's too much month at the end of the money / Nonwealthy consumers need financial innovation, too

Houston Chronicle: Why some families who save constantly are still trying to make ends meet

Baltimore SunDespite high fees, check cashers seen as part of community, customers say

Next Avenue: How U.S. Families Cope With Financial Insecurity

PBS Making Sen$e: Why do so many American families feel so financially insecure? / Why Americans aren’t good at rebounding from financial emergencies — and how you can get better

Houston Chronicle: Why some families who save constantly are still trying to make ends meet

Truthdig: Book Review

Omidayar Network: Why We Invested 

CBS MoneyWatch: 5 signs you're no longer middle class

Reading the Markets: Book Review

Yahoo! Finance: Why Even Full-Time Workers Struggle with Expenses Book Review

Next City: Financial Diaries Show Stability Matters as Much as Mobility 

Bob Sullivan: Don’t know how much money is coming in next month? That’s the (new) American way – it’s called ‘precarity’

Bob Sullivan: Your Financial Diaries: ‘There’s always something’ — no such thing as a typical month for the family budget

Seeking Alpha: Book Review

Brown Alumni Magazine: Book Review

Spark: Book Review

Christian Science Monitor: Worker anxiety at 4.4 percent unemployment? It's about hidden volatility Fintech and Digital Wallets are the Core of Financial Inclusion

Daily Beast: Why So Much Financial Advice is Useless

CEB Blog: Companies Focusing More and More on Employees’ Financial Health Americans are worrying about financial security even when they have jobs

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Book Review

LSE Review of Books: Book Review

Nonprofit Quarterly: Consumer Debt Hits All-Time High


Boston Globe: It's not just the money, it's the instability

Next Billion: Lessons Learned Using Mobile Tools to Compile Financial Data Diary

CNN Money: What Trump Doesn't Understand about the Poor

City Lab: The Shadow Banks of the Barrio

LA Review of Books: Book Review

ValueWalk: Paradigm Shift - Employment Rebound Led by Low Quality Jobs

Decision Fish: Prescriptions for Precarity

n>genuity: Faster Payments, More Control

Austin American Statesman: Bestseller List

Dan Schulman, PayPal: Facebook Q&A

CNN Money: Half of Americans are spending their entire paycheck (or more)

CFSI, Medium: Excerpt



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