Next Avenue: Americans are working hard and getting nowhere

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org. It is part of a partnership between Next Avenue and Chasing the Dream, a public media initiative on poverty and opportunity.

In this post-Recession era of economic uncertainty, financial security has been increasingly elusive for many Americans, calling into question how the labor market can promote wealth accumulation for workers. For insights and suggestions about this, The Aspen Institute think tank held a panel in Washington, D.C. in June: The Future of Work and Wealth.

The experts’ findings grew out of a collaborative initiative led by the Aspen Institute’s financial security and economic opportunities programs, where 42 leaders from industry, academia, philanthropy, government and nonprofit groups addressed ways to restore economic prosperity to families and communities across America.

>>> Original Source <<<