Low-income Families are Getting Terrible Financial Advice Online
Ann Huff Stevens Quoted in Market Watch on Common Misconceptions About Poverty

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Market Watch, April 3, 2018

There’s plenty of financial advice available for people with a little extra money to spend — put more money in your 401(k), create a rainy-day fund, start planning for your child’s college education. But where do you go for tips if you’re struggling to make ends meet?

Ann Huff Stevens of the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research points out that advice often given to the poor tends to miss the mark and doesn’t address some of the root causes that push people into poverty and keep them there.