ASSET Project

Financial Capability

A primary goal of the Head Start ASSET Project was to increase the financial capability of Head Start families in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The intervention employed financial education, budget and credit counseling, financial coaching and small-dollar matched savings.  

Funding Partner: United Way of St. Louis

Principal Investigators

Anne Robertson

University of Denver


Lissa Johnson

Lissa Johnson

CSD Associate Director; Director of Administration and Research;
Co-Director Financial Capability and Asset Building