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Asset Limits, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation, and Financial Stability

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This study examines the impact of SNAP asset limits on low-income households’ financial stability, including their participation in traditional financial markets and their ability to weather financial shocks. It found that low-income households with relatively high asset holdings were older and had more education compared to other low-income households.

Page updated: November 16, 2021