A Fragile Balance examines strategies to promote emergency savings, especially among underserved households. Each chapter is by an expert contributor and proposes an innovative financial product or service designed to bolster emergency savings among low-asset families. This collection also offers readers insights into the role of emergency savings and mechanisms to facilitate savings behaviors, and raises critical questions of the scale, institutional capacity, sustainability, accessibility, and effectiveness of existing programs.The largest savings and investment tax incentive in 2014 was the $96.5 billion reduction in taxes on long-term capital gains and dividends for individual taxpayers (JCT 2014). When an investor buys a stock and later sells it for more than theanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Fragile Balance|
|Author||:||J. Michael Collins|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-03-12|