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Children's Development Accounts Promote Inclusive Prosperity

By Dory Rand & Stephanie Holmes

Children’s development accounts—publicly provided, individualized bank accounts for children—are an innovative solution to the problems that Americans face in building assets. The bright promise of these accounts faces political, budgetary, and institutional challenges. Advocates need to know how children’s development accounts work, why they are important, and how to promote their realization at the local, state, and national levels.

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