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During the pandemic last year, people living in majority-Native communities faced persistently high rates and levels of delinquent debt, nearly half had subprime credit, and some turned to high-cost predatory lenders to meet their financial needs
Though forbearance and other policies may have temporarily stabilized credit health, there is reason for concern about other aspects of financial health.
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Four lessons to improve fintech access for people with low incomes through financial coaching.
Young woman reclines on bed
Many of the youngest adults will need more support to recover from this recession and start adulthood on solid footing.
These short-term solutions could help minimize the inevitable damage this economic crisis will cause to consumers who are already struggling with debt.
Research suggests that for many in the near term, the amounts provided in the CARES Act are a promising start.
Young adults are more likely to have past-due medical debt and more medical debt in collections.
Under Senator Booker’s bill, every American newborn would receive an initial endowment of $1,000.
Urban partnered with the Chicago Community Trust on a new plan to narrow the racial and ethnic wealth gap in Chicago.
More employers are expanding benefit offerings to include financial education and empowerment.

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