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Building Blocks of Financial Capability

Margaret Sherraden

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Families lack financial knowledge and skills to make optimal financial decision in an increasingly complex financial landscape. Simultaneously, they lack access to appropriate and beneficial ... More


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

Julie Birkenmaier, Jami Curley, and Margaret Sherraden (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

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. ... More


The Role of Social Work in Financial Capability: Shaping Curricular Approaches

Julie Birkenmaier, Teri Kennedy, James Kunz, Rebecca Sander, and Shelley Horwitz

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0098
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Social workers often receive little preparation for practice that promotes financial capability during their professional education. Building on previous chapters, this chapter explores the knowledge ... More


Financial Capabilities of Service Providers in the Asset-Building Field

Vernon Loke, Julie L. Watts, and Sally A. Kakoti

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0085
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The development of financial capabilities is essential for individuals to build long-term wealth and move out of poverty permanently. Service providers within the asset-building field regularly work ... More


Financial Capability among Survivors of Domestic Violence

Cynthia K. Sanders

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0024
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter demonstrates the role that financial issues play in domestic violence and provides a framework for understanding the importance of interventions that address the economic dimension of ... More


Financial capability: citizens or subjects?

Rajiv Prabhakar

in Financial Inclusion: Critique and Alternatives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345466
eISBN:
9781447355960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345466.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter discusses financial capability, which refers to the knowledge, skills, and confidence of people to make financial choices. It is possible that people have full access to the financial ... More


Participation in Mandated and Voluntary Social Risk Management Arrangements: The Role and Limits of Financial Education and Other Interventions*

Robert Holzmann

in Social Insurance, Informality, and Labor Markets: How to Protect Workers While Creating Good Jobs

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199685233
eISBN:
9780191765414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685233.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Can financial education or related alternative interventions enhance financial literacy/capability and thus promote better use of market-based and government-sponsored social risk management ... More


Developing Financial Capability through IDA Saving Clubs

Jonas Parker

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0055
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The saving club is one of the oldest and most prevalent financial institutions in the world, offering its members the social support to commit to and achieve financial goals. This chapter presents ... More


Social Workers and Financial Capability in the Profession’s First Half-Century

Paul H. Stuart

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

During the social work profession’s earliest days, workers in the charity organization and settlement house movements emphasized the importance of helping clients improve financial capability: engage ... More


Income Tax Time as a Time to Build Financial Capability

Jennifer L. Romich, Nicole Keenan, Jody Miesel, and Crystal C. Hall

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199755950
eISBN:
9780199332526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755950.003.0061
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

After filing a federal income tax return, many low- to moderate-income working families receive lump sum refunds equal to one, two, or more months of earnings. This chapter introduces those ... More


Theorizing Moves to Financial Innocence

Terri Friedline

in Banking on a Revolution: Why Financial Technology Won't Save a Broken System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190944131
eISBN:
9780190944148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190944131.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Research and Evaluation

This chapter explores popular, normative theories that attempt to explain access to banking and finance by focusing on individuals and families. Theories such as financial socialization, development, ... More


Financial inclusion, financial stress and debt

Glen Bramley and Kirsten Besemer

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Exclusion from financial services in the form of bank accounts has fallen and appears less significant than informal borrowing and problem debt, which have increased dramatically and are strongly ... More


Conclusion

Rajiv Prabhakar

in Financial Inclusion: Critique and Alternatives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345466
eISBN:
9781447355960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345466.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This concluding chapter reflects on some of the things that critics of financial inclusion might learn from its supporters. As many critics of financial inclusion are already engaging with policy ... More


Financial Inclusion: Critique and Alternatives

Rajiv Prabhakar

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781447345466
eISBN:
9781447355960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345466.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Should the public play a greater role within the financial system? Decisions about money are a part of our everyday lives. Supporters promote financial inclusion as a way of helping people navigate ... More


Debt Close to Retirement and its Implications for Retirement Well-being

Annamaria Lusardi, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Noemi Oggero

in Remaking Retirement: Debt in an Aging Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867524
eISBN:
9780191904295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867524.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Our chapter aims to analyze debt among pre-retirees and its implications for retirement well-being using data from three waves of the National Financial Capability Study (NFCS). In particular, we ... More


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