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Topic - Financial Literacy

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An important initiative in the affordable housing and community development field, financial literacy ensures that home buyers have the ability to make informed judgments and effective decisions about the use and management of money. Home buyers can realize their dreams by learning the financial skills necessary to maintain a family spending plan, use checking and savings accounts, build or repair a credit history, and apply for a loan.

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Building Assets, Building Credit: Symposium Proceedings (100%)
Jeanne Engel
Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University
January 1, 2004
Financial Literacy Strategies: Where Do We Go From Here? (99%)
Robert I. Lerman, Elizabeth Bell
Urban Institute
August 1, 2006
Innovative Employment Approaches and Programs for Low-Income Families (90%)
Karin Martinson, Pamela A. Holcomb
Urban Institute
February 1, 2007
From Poverty, Opportunity: Putting the Market to Work for Lower Income Families (86%)
Matt Fellowes
The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program
July 1, 2006
The Price Is Wrong: Getting the Market Right for Working Families in Philadelphia (85%)
Matthew Fellowes, Bruce Katz
The Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program
April 1, 2005

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