Robert F. Lerman
This report presents a summary of the presentations and discussions at the symposium held by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation on February 5, 2008. This symposium was conducted by RTI International under Contract No. HHSP233200600003T with the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The report presents the views and opinions of the symposium participants and does not necessarily represent the views, positions, and policies of the Department of Health and Human Services or its agencies.
This report summarizes a Roundtable Meeting convened by ASPE in February 2008. The Roundtable brought together researchers and practitioners from the marriage education, financial literacy, and asset development fields to begin a dialogue on the relationship between healthy marriages and financial practices. Discussion centered on how to improve programmatic efforts and encourage collaboration between the fields to address long-term family and economic stability. Research needs and collaborative opportunities were also explored.