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The Potential for Savings Accounts to Protect Young-Adult Households from Unsecured Debt in Periods of Macroeconomic Stability and Decline

March 12, 2016

This article tests the association between a savings account and debt in the lives of American young adults during periods of macroeconomic stability and decline and finds that a savings account may help young adults invest in their debt by entering better, healthier credit markets and avoiding riskier ones, especially during bad economic times.

Bridges2Success Scholar Athlete Support Program

August 19, 2014

A joint project of the center and UNC’s Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise provides a comprehensive intervention model designed to improve the academic standing of male high school athletes recruited for college athletics and their likelihood of academic success.