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Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) or matched savings accounts could be expanded and encompass more goals

By Hicbd
Wed Nov 14 2012 7:42 am

IDAs or other matched savings accounts could be expanded to be offered more widely and redesigned to encompass more savings goals for long-term productive assets, short-terms goals (such as automobiles and washing machines for example), and for precautionary, unanticipated purposes.

URL:
http://www.brookings.edu/research/papers/2005/03/childrenfamilies-boshara
http://assets.newamerica.net/sites/newamerica.net/files/policydocs/Cramer_HomeOwnershipandIDAs_Final.pdf
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr1234

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Poverty Financial Services Asset Building

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