Printed Materials

The findings of the 2009-2010 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard are presented and analyzed through a number of publications and resources for policymakers, advocates and researchers. Printable versions of these resources are available for download using the links below. In addition, most are also available in hardcopy from CFED.  Please contact if you would like to purchase hardcopies.

Executive Summary: A summary of the main findings and guidance on how to find and use the various Scorecard tools.

Outcomes Grade Chart: An at-a-glance view at how every state and the District of Columbia scored in each of the Scorecard’s five issue areas.

At-A-Glance Chart of Policy Priority Ratings: An at-a-glance summary of policy ratings on all 12 Policy Priorities for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

State Profiles: Individual profiles that summarize state ranking and data on all outcome measures, state ratings and Policy Priorities measures and recommendations for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

National Profile
: An overview of Asset Poverty data in the United States, as well as national data for all 58 outcome measures.

Asset Poverty Profiles: State-level profiles that present asset poverty data by demographic characteristics including income, race, marital status and education.

Policy Priority Resource Guides: For each of the 12 Policy Priorities, a guide with a detailed examination of:

Policy Briefs: One-page summaries for each of the 12 Priority Policies that outlines:

Research Briefs: For selected policies, one-page summaries that highlight key research on how the policy helps households build assets:

Policy Innovation Briefs: Additional policy summaries of new and creative approaches to addressing social issues that, while not currently enacted, are under active consideration in several states.