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Explore how wealth inequality has varied across race, age, and time in the US over the past 60 years, what’s driving inequities, and how policymakers can close these gaps and help all Americans build wealth. 

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Reforms to the Federal Home Loan Bank System could take years to implement, but investing in community development financial institutions can help the system support economic development in the short term.
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Explore how wealth inequality has varied across race, age, and time in the US over the past 60 years, what’s driving inequities, and how policymakers can close these gaps and help all Americans build wealth.
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Medical debt is the most common form of debt in collections in the United States, but recent changes from the major credit bureaus have reduced the share of Americans with medical debt in collections reported in their credit files.
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While New York City waits on the fate of its congestion pricing proposal to reduce car traffic, city officials can look to France for other policy options that could improve residents’ quality of life now and in the long term.
Two women embrace in the Day Center community space at the Downtown Women’s Center in Los Angeles. Photo provided by the Downtown Women’s Center.
Women of color experiencing homelessness as individuals are a growing population, but policy and program changes could help them exit homelessness and access permanent housing.
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Data analysis on the more than 12 million dual Medicare-Medicaid enrollees, who are one of the country’s most vulnerable populations.
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Earlier loan forgiveness for borrowers with smaller debts can make student loan repayment more equitable and efficient.
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Reforms to the child tax credit, capital gains tax, and other policies could make the federal income tax system a more powerful tool to advance racial equity.
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Amid inflation, SNAP benefits did not cover the cost of a meal in 99 percent of counties in 2022. Adjustments to SNAP narrowed—but didn’t close—that gap.