Helping FSS Participants Build Assets
and Financial Capability


This chapter describes how FSS program coordinators can help participants build financial capability and assets.  Among other topics, it covers:

  • The importance of financial capability and assets
  • Use of the escrow account and interim disbursements to keep participants motivated and help them reach their savings goals, and
  • Steps to assist interested participants in making progress toward homeownership.

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