This study uses data from the 2005-2009 American Community Survey (ACS) Public Use Microdata population (PUMS) to analyze annual retirement income of the American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) population.
Integrated Asset Building Strategies for Reservation-Based Communities: A 27 Year Retrospective of First Nations Development Institute (Report)
was produced by First Nations Development Institute. Chapter two of this report specifically outlines topics seen as essential for developing financial management and investment skills in Native communities.
Sovereign Individuals, Sovereign Nations: Promising Practices for IDA Programs in Indian Country (Report)
was produced by First Nations Development Institute and presents a conceptual framework for understanding the opportunities and challenges facing Native IDA programs. IDAs are matched savings programs which help low-income individuals save and accumulate assets, with benefits that include increased economic stability, increased educational attainment, increased financial skills, and decreased rates of intergenerational poverty.