Additional Authors

Despard, Mathieu R.; Birkenmaier, Julie

Publication Date

5-4-2018

Summary

Access to financial services is a necessity in the modern economy, yet many households lack such access. This brief, released through the Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative’s network toBuild Financial Capability for All, identifies policies with the potential to expand access to financial services for households in the United States.

Document Type

Policy Brief

Category

Social Innovation Partnerships

Subarea

Grand Challenges for Social Work

Original Citation

Friedline, T., Despard, M. R., & Birkenmaier, J. (2018, May). Policy recommendations for expanding access to banking and financial services (Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative Policy Brief No. 11-4). Cleveland, OH: American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare.

Project

Grand Challenges for Social Work

Keywords

Grand Challenges for Social Work, American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare, asset building, assets, financial services, bank accounts, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, credit, financial education, wealth

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