CFED Assets & Opportunity Scorecard
Businesses & Jobs
Is the opportunity to grow a business or get a job that pays a sufficient wage with benefits available to all those who choose to pursue it?
Business ownership and job quality play an important role in helping families earn income and build wealth over time. Earned income is the single most important contributing factor to a household’s ability to save money, access affordable credit and build assets, while business equity is second only to homeownership nationally as a share of household wealth.