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Children's Savings Accounts
Washington, D.C.

<p>America’s personal savings rate is abysmally low. Last year the personal savings rate was negative, the lowest annual rate since the Grea

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Building Communities
Washington, D.C.

<p>"Building Communities," a sequel to the highly popular 2004 "Bootstrap Capitalism" conference, aims to infuse fresh, new thinking into th

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From Tinkering to Fundamental Reform
Washington, D.C.

<p>Tax reform will be on the national agenda this coming year. Considered the opening salvo in a much-needed debate, the President's Advisor

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Life After Katrina
Washington, D.C.

<p>As Congress is now preparing a second round of Katrina-related proposals, it's important to bring ideas to the table that will help famil

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A Post-Katrina Policy Agenda
Washington, D.C.

<p>As the Gulf States begin the massive task of reconstruction after Hurricane Katrina, the nation is actively engaged in a dialogue concern

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A "Third Way" for Black America? Rethinking Equal Opportunity
Washington, D.C.

<p>The fruits of economic growth are no longer widely shared across class and color lines in America, but are instead increasingly concentra

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Low-Income Entrepreneurs: Neglected Foundation of an Ownership Society
Washington, D.C.

<p>More than any other president since Ronald Reagan, President Bush has championed the idea of an "ownership society" and identified himsel

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Make Tax Day Savings Day
Washington, D.C.

<p>With this year's tax deadline almost here, a bipartisan group of House members will call on the I.R.S. to make a simple change to the fed

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Rethinking Domestic Policy
Washington, D.C.

<p><i>Summary of Remarks</i><p>The second panel of the Real State of the Union, "Rethinking Domestic Policy" was moderated by Morton Mondrac

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Breaking the Savings Barrier: Banking the Unbanked to Achieve an Ownership Society in America
Washington, D.C.

<p>For millions of Americans, the first step on the path of savings and ownership is opening a basic bank account, yet America has become a

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Savings Policy for the Poor: Can the Poor Become Part of an Ownership Society?
Washington, D.C.

<p>Savings policy and the "ownership society" are clearly on the President's and Congress's agenda next year, and this presents a real oppor

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The Widening Wealth Gap: How The Recession And Jobless Recovery Are Affecting Hispanic Households
Washington, D.C.

<p>Hispanic households have less than ten cents for every dollar in wealth owned by White households. This situation is worse than just a fe

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