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We’re wealthier now than we’ve ever been — but it’s mainly people at the top who are benefiting.
Research shows the size and nuances of disparities in financial well-being among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
The traditional 9-to-5 day at a single employer isn’t a reality for many workers.
The difference between the average wealth of white families and that of African American families has expanded.
Closing the racial wealth gap will require targeted policies that help women of color build wealth.
Working Credit NFP partners with employers to help low-wage workers build and sustain strong credit scores.
An administration proposal would allow employers to pool the tips their workers receive and distribute the money to others.
Predominantly nonwhite areas in more than 50 of 60 major US cities have below-prime median credit scores.
Tax reform is an opportunity to address wealth inequality, which has grown from both gains at the top and declines at the bottom.
With the recent termination of myRA, state retirement initiatives may now offer the best hope to boost retirement savings.

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