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Financial Capability and Asset Development: Research, Education, Policy, and Practice

Julie Birkenmaier, Jami Curley, and Margaret Sherraden


As financial issues are currently a major concern for families, scholars, and practitioners, students have increased their interest in knowledge and skills for practice that addresses finances. Unfortunately, social workers and other helping professionals often lack preparation, knowledge, and skills to tackle increasingly complex financial problems facing their clients. This volume fills a significant gap by assembling the latest evidence about financial education and financial capability in low-income households, and linking it to education, policy, and practice for helping professionals. Fi ... More

Keywords: financial capability, financial education, low-income, financial literacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199755950
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julie Birkenmaier, editor
St. Louis University

Jami Curley, editor
St. Louis University

Margaret Sherraden, editor
University of Missouri-St. Louis

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