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In today’s economy, business ownership is emerging as an increasingly important way for lower-income individuals to develop wealth. Through this brief and webinar, AFN and FIELD at the Aspen Institute present the state of research regarding the asset-building effects of microenterprise programs.

Additional resources featured in the webinar, offer more insight into programs run by FIELD at the Aspen Institute, including: the Secure Card project; an infographic on Credit Scores and Financial Behavior; and a website dedicated to microloans. Additional valuable resources include the website Gainful Jobs, which focuses solely on microbusiness.