Brief Next50 Catalyst Brief: Financial Well-Being
Caroline Ratcliffe, Caleb Quakenbush, William J. Congdon
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The Urban Institute was founded 50 years ago by President Lyndon B. Johnson to provide “power through knowledge” to help solve the problems that weighed heavily on the nation’s hearts and minds. Today, we’re exploring promising solutions to advance equity and upward mobility and identifying what transformational leaders need to know to drive forward groundbreaking ideas. This brief is one of our eight-part Catalyst series, in which we share what it would take to advance bold solutions over the next 50 years.

The brief seeks to answer the question: What would it take to ensure that every family can achieve and maintain financial security?

Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being Families Social safety net
Tags Asset and debts Welfare and safety net programs Economic well-being Public service and subsidized employment programs Financial products and services Volatility Opportunity and ownership