CFED Scorecard


The 2015 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard includes a wealth of publications and tools created to help make the Scorecard even more accessible and useful to policy advocates.

Custom Reports and Graphics

Take the Scorecard with you by downloading state profiles and custom reports for your advocacy efforts and create graphics to easily insert into presentations, reports or websites. Use the tools below to:

  • Download profiles summarizing all the data measures for your state and the strengths and weaknesses of your state’s policies
  • Create a report comparing your state to up to four other states or the US on key data measures
  • Create custom charts comparing your state to other states or the US on any data measure
  • Download a snapshot of asset poverty in your state

Estimated Impacts

The Assets & Opportunity Scorecard enables states to compare their performance to other states and the District of Columbia on measures of financial security and household wealth. Estimated Impacts show the number of people who would be better off if a particular state performed as well as the best ranked state on 17 key measures.

Asset Poverty Calculator

Want to know how much you’d need in savings to avoid being among the 44% of Americans living in liquid asset poverty? Check out our Asset Poverty Calculator, new to this year’s Assets & Opportunity Scorecard! Use the calculator to determine how much in liquid savings your household would need to avoid falling into liquid asset poverty.

Policy Resources

To help advocates make the case for asset-building policies and stay informed throughout the year, the Scorecard includes downloadable briefs, guides and regular updates on a wide-range of policies that help build financial security.

Data Resources

Downloadable resources about the 2015 Scorecard data, ranks and grades, as well as data from previous Scorecard editions and links to CFED’s local data profiles.

Additional Resources

Check out Additional Resources on the policies and outcomes found in the Scorecard by visiting CFED's Resource Directory. You can search the directory by issue area or resource type.

A&O Network Advocacy Community Updates

To help advocates make the case for asset-building policies and stay informed throughout the year, the Assets & Opportunity Network Advocacy Community Updates include monthly policy developments, advocacy spotlights, events and resources. 

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