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Author Sherraden, Margaret S.
Title Striving to save : creating policies for financial security of low-income families / Margaret Sherrard Sherraden and Amanda Moore McBride ; with Sondra G. Beverly.
Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2010.

Author Sherraden, Margaret S.
Subject Individual development accounts.
Poor -- Finance, Personal.
Alt Name McBride, Amanda Moore, 1971-
Beverly, Sondra G.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 323 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Saving in low-income households -- Ch. 1. Research on matched savings in low-income households -- Ch. 2. Theory and evidence on saving in low-income households -- Ch. 3. Setting the stage: Economic socialization and coming-of-age in a working poor family -- Ch. 4. Managing household finances and making ends meet on low income -- Ch. 5. Problem debt and creditworthiness -- Ch. 6. Striving to save -- Ch. 7. Saving in individual development accounts -- Ch. 8. Saving strategies in individual development accounts -- Ch. 9. Effects of IDA program participation -- Conclusion. Saving theory, policy, and research -- Appendixes. Appendix A. IDA participants' Demographics and IDA saving experiences -- Appendix B. Control respondent demographic characteristics -- Notes -- References -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780472021819 (electronic bk.)
0472021818 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.3998/mpub.231248
OCLC # 650310394
Additional Format Print version: Sherraden, Margaret S. Striving to save. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 2010 9780472117123 (DLC) 2009038397 (OCoLC)445479600

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