Infographic: Financial Lives Have Changed
Financial advice, policies, and products should too.
Video: Saving for Sooner
Because many working families aren’t saving for the long term, it is widely assumed that they are not saving at all. That’s not necessarily true. Research from the US Financial Diaries project shows that many working families do save. But they save for the short term — not the long term.
Infographic: How and Why Short-Term Savings Matter
Brandi and Frank can’t predict their monthly income, so budgeting and saving for the long-term isn’t easy. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t saving.
Video: Small Dollar Credit
When the problem is not having the right money at the right time, many families turn to payday lenders, pawn shops, and other alternative financial services.
83 Charts to Describe the Hidden Financial Lives of Working Americans
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