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FAIM Return on Investment Project.

Hofer, Eric.

The intent of this project was a return on investment (ROI) analysis of the Family Assets for Independence in Minnesota (FAIM) program. FAIM is a matched-savings program that helps low-income working Minnesotans build assets through home ownership, higher education or microenterprise. Participants save up to $480 per year for two years, which is matched at a 3:1 rate ($480 savings matched by $1,440 for up to two years). All participants complete 18-hours of financial management and asset specific education. Education is required for receipt of match funds and is designed to help participants develop positive financial management skills for long-term economic prosperity.

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Prepared in partnership with West Central Minnesota Communities Action by the Community Assistantship Program (CAP), administered by the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) at the University of Minnesota.
24 pp.
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