The Future of Building Wealth: Research, Policy & Action

Racial, gender, generational and educational wealth gaps have been large, enduring, and exacerbated further by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Social Policy Institute at Washington University and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will host an in-person event, “The Future of Building Wealth: Research, Policy & Action” on October 11, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT which will include a conversation on how to address wealth gaps and offer pathways to build savings and wealth. Speakers will address:

  • The latest data and trends around wealth inequality in the U.S.;
  • Why the tax-filing moment is a goldenopportunity to build savings and assets;
  • How Child Development Accounts can foster a future orientation and build lifelong assets;
  • An innovative community growth and "builders" program;
  • The promise of financial capability strategies for building stronger balance sheets; and
  • Cutting edge financial inclusion products and strategies.

For those unable to attend in-person, requests for a recording of the event can be submitted here.

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October 11, 2022
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Washington University Hillman Hall 1 Brookings Drive St. Louis, Missouri 63130
Event Date: 
October 11, 2022
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