In the News 2016

In the News

Emmons Gives Perspective on Household Finances for The Atlantic
For the story, Center Senior Economist William R. Emmons gives his perspective on the state of American household finances. The article highlights a survey from the Federal Reserve Board that shows 47 percent of respondents would have a difficult time finding $400 to pay for an emergency.
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February In the Balance featured by CNBC, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and more
Issue 14 of the Center’s publication In the Balance showcased a new report – The Quarterly Debt Monitor – and received local and national media attention.
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HFS Director Talks About Retirement Savers with The Washington Post
Center Director Ray Boshara spoke with The Washington Post about stock market investors and wealth recovery.
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HFS Contributes to Real Estate Report
The Center's Senior Economist, William R. Emmons, gave an interview for St. Louis Magazine’s Real Estate Report.
Read the St. Louis Real Estate Report.

HFS Featured on PBS Show "Stay Tuned"
Ray Boshara served on a panel dedicated to discussing household money matters on the PBS St. Louis show, "Stay Tuned."
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HFS and Bloomberg Produce Millionaire Probability Video
Bloomberg, working with economist William R. Emmons, specialist Bryan Noeth and analyst Lowell R. Ricketts, have produced a visual representation of a person's probability of becoming a millionaire. The model taps into the center's popular Demographics of Wealth series, which examined how age, education and race separate thrivers from strugglers in today's economy.
Read the article and watch the video.

St. Louis Business Journal Discusses HFS Report
Work from William Emmons and Lowell Ricketts was recently showcased in the publication St. Louis Business Journal.
Read, "The rich are getting richer faster".

Reuters Highlights Boshara's Work on Baby Roths
With the announcement of Mark Zuckerberg donating $45 billion for philanthropic purposes, Reuters poses an idea from Center Director Ray Boshara.

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