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The Bell's Recovery Hub is a central location for credible information, ideas, analysis, and resources relevant to the immediate and future responses Colorado can undertake to respond to our changing environment.

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Secure Savings: How the Racial Wealth Gap Manifests for Older Coloradans

While Secure Savings alone will not close Colorado’s racial wealth gap, it will go a long way toward building assets and security for all Coloradans — particularly Coloradans of color — in retirement.

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Colorado’s Racial Wealth Gap: Mass Incarceration & the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Mass incarceration is both a product and cause of the racial wealth gap. This brief examines the policies and history that created and continue trends affecting Coloradans of color.

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Colorado’s Racial Wealth Gap: Homeownership & Credit

The first brief in our racial wealth gap series considers the impact of homeownership and credit on wealth, introducing unique state-level statistics.

The Racial Wealth Gap: A Primer

Despite some progress on racial equality since the 1950s, America's economy lags behind. Has our country really grown more inclusive and equitable?

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Colorado’s Retirement Crisis: Updated Data & Analysis

Nearly one million Colorado private sector employees in their prime working years don’t participate in a workplace retirement plan. Learn more with our latest data and analysis.

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The Predatory Lending Landscape

As more states prohibit egregious interest rates, consumers are saving money and avoiding long-term financial pitfalls like bankruptcy. While Colorado has made significant progress, it’s imperative we don’t let our guard down in this new environment.

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The Future of Work: Implications for Colorado Women

Colorado's economy depends on working women, yet Colorado women cannot depend on our current workplace policies, regulations, politics, and societal norms.

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Briefed by the Bell — Wealth & Income Inequality

Did you know the top 1 percent takes in 16.6 percent of all income in Colorado? Find out what we can do to address rising inequality in Colorado.

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Briefed by the Bell — Predatory Economy

The predatory economy is at work in Colorado. The question now is what will our policymakers do to stop it?

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