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2009-11-17 14:08:08

With job recovery nowhere in sight, financial assets decline along with economic mobility Today the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) at Brandeis University's Heller School released a new research and policy brief which reports that four in ten U.S. families lack sufficient assets to pay for essential expenses in the face of unemployment. IASP created a new approach to measuring asset poverty that includes unemployment benefits and compares families' asset holding to their ability...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.