The Center for Household Financial Stability was launched by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in May 2013 to research and strengthen the balance sheets of struggling American families.
The final installment of Demographics of Wealth explores how and why the largest group of American families is increasingly stressed.
The use of bankruptcy to avoid medical bills and the sometimes transient nature of Medicaid play a role in low-income families’ decisions about saving.
Learn more about how some college-grad homeowners have achieved what some might consider the American Dream, yet feel financially fragile.
A three-part series explores how the returns to a college degree—while still significant for many—are under stress among recent generations of grads.