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.
Learn more about the risks and benefits of homeownership, and how that matters for the economy.
Watch the lecture and panel discussion and find out how the American upper middle class is leaving everyone else behind.
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.