Statistics on Financial Instability Should be Considered
Financial instability can impact workers' productivity and a low credit score can even adversely impact a hiring decision by many employers. When workforce development professionals help jobseekers design individualized plans for employment, there should be consideration of financial health and exploration of objectives to improve financial stability. Disability statistics about the financial behavior and financial stresses of people with disabilities are important data to be familiar with. To learn more about the financial behavior of working-age adults with disabilities, please download the Financial Capability of Adults with Disabilities: Findings from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation National Financial Capability Study at https://www.realeconomicimpact.org/pages/finra-2017. The LEAD Center, funded by ODEP, has an article worth reviewing on financial capability strategies being used in the public workforce development system. http://leadcenter.org/resources/report-brief/integrating-financial-capability-and-asset-building-strategies-public-workforce-development-system-0.