The Financial Diaries

How American Families Cope in a World of Uncertainty

Recommended by Diane Coyle, and 1 others. See all reviews

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What the financial diaries of working-class families reveal about economic stresses, why they happen, and what policies might reduce them

Deep within the American Dream lies the belief that hard work and steady saving will ensure a comfortable retirement and a better life for one's children. But in a nation experiencing unprecedented prosperity, even for many families who seem to be doing everything right, this ideal is still out of reach.

In The Financial Diaries, Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider draw on the groundbreaking U.S. Financial Diaries, which follow the...

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Diane Coyle I suppose you would put it alongside a number of more general books about what’s been happening to the working and middle classes in America of late. (Source)

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