Financial Capability and Asset Building in Vulnerable Households: Theory and Practice

Financial Capability and Asset Building in Vulnerable Households: Theory and Practice

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ISBN-13: 9780190238568
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/22/2018
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Margaret S. Sherraden, PhD, MA, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Research Professor at Washington University in St. Louis.

Julie Birkenmaier, PhD, MSW, LCSW, is a Professor at Saint Louis University School of Social Work and a Project Co-Director of Financial Capability with the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St Louis.

J. Michael Collins, PhD, MA, MPP, is Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Consumer Finance at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Human Ecology and La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction

Part I: Setting the Stage: Financial Capability and Asset Building in Financially Vulnerable Households
Chapter 1: Financial Well-Being: Basic Concepts
Chapter 2: Financial Vulnerability in American Families: A Portrait
Chapter 3: History of Financial Capability and Asset Building in America
Chapter 4: Financial Institutions, Products, and Services
Chapter 5: Understanding Household Finance: Income Statements and Balance Sheets

Part II: Household Finance: Building a Foundation for Financial Capability and Asset Building
Chapter 6: Household Income
Chapter 7: Taxes and Financially Vulnerable Households
Chapter 8: Values, Goals, and Spending Plans
Chapter 9: Short-Term and Emergency Savings
Chapter 10: Long-Term Savings and Asset Accumulation: Building a Future
Chapter 11: Credit and Credit Building
Chapter 12: Higher Education
Chapter 13: Housing and Homeownership
Chapter 14: Debt, Problem Debt, and Debt Negotiation
Chapter 15: Risk Management and Insurance
Chapter 16: Identity Theft and Protection
Chapter 17: Collections, Garnishments, and Bankruptcy
Chapter 18: Preparing for Financial Security in Old Age
Chapter 19: Putting Financial Affairs in Order: Estate Planning

Part III: Human Services: Financial Capability and Asset-Building Practice
Chapter 20: Financial Capability in the Social Environment: Preparing for Financial Capability and Asset-Building Practice
Chapter 21: Financial Practice with Individuals and Families
Chapter 22: Financial Capability and Asset Building in Organizations, Communities, and Policy
Chapter 23: Career Pathways in Financial Capability and Asset-Building Practice

Glossary
Index

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