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Our Savings Initiative creates a research-based roadmap of existing savings initiatives in Washington State with the purpose of exploring the replication and scaling of proven approaches that work.

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Savings Initiative

Our Career Readiness Project brings together state and community partners to test a sector-based education and job training approach, with wrap-around support, for parents in TANF, with the goal of DSHS adopting this model statewide.

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Career Readiness

Financial Coaching for Prosperity helps low-income families become financially resilient by providing financial coaching and training to agencies and staff that work directly with clients.

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Financial Coaching

The percentage of Americans who report they have no emergency savings at all.

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Entrepreneurship Exploration

Mar 2014

In September of 2013, we launched efforts to assess the state of self-employment and micro-enterprise services for low-income consumers at the local and national level, with the intent of exploring implementation of a self-employment pilot project in Washington State. This research incorporates input from financial experts as well as members of our local communities, and will generate a description of the status of self-employment, entrepreneurship, and micro-enterprise efforts among low and very low-income individuals.