What Are the Assets of American Families?
So, what did the survey have to tell us about how American families with young teens are faring? About fifty-six percent of the families scored “poor to fair” on the Family Assets Index, with thirty-four percent scoring “good” (thirty-nine percent) and eleven percent scoring “excellent.” Those figures don’t really tell us a story, though. It’s important to look at how the figures are derived to understand why the majority of American families are thought to be “poor to fair” in reaching the hoped-for combination of strengths and assets.
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