2014 Savings Forum Resources

 


Why Save? Behavioral Economics and its Implications for Savings?

http://us.macmillan.com/theassetsperspective/ReidCramer/ (Chapter 8)

http://www.ideas42.org/beta/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/the-financial-health-check-a-behavioral-approach-to-financial-coaching/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/small-changes-real-impact-applying-behavioral-econonomics-in-asset-building-programs/

http://www.ideas42.org/publication/view/applying-behavioral-economics-to-improve-microsavings-outcomes/

Business Models for the LMI Market

http://www.americasaves.org/images/asweek2014releasefinal.pdf

http://www.consumerfed.org/pdfs/Studies.CFA-CFPBoardReport7.23.12.pdf

http://www.fdic.gov/householdsurvey/2013_afsaddendum_web.pdf/

http://filene.org/research/incubator-products/

http://filene.org/research/report/microloan-feasibility-study/

http://www.realsolutions.coop/

http://cdcu.coop/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/borrow-and-save-final-july-30-2013.pdf/

http://www.cdcu.coop/initiatives/responsible-products-and-services/alternatives-to-predatory-products/

Government Interventions & Innovations: How Public Policy Fosters Savings, From Youth to Retirement

http://www.miamigov.com/accessmiamijobs/

http://www.miamifec.com/

http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/mobile-devices/2014-preface.htm/

http://www.federalreserve.gov/communitydev/older-adults.htm/

 


 


 

 

 

 

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