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Advancing Careers for Low-Income Families

The mission of the Atlanta Fed's Advancing Careers initiative is to conduct research on benefits cliffs and develop tools to support community and state efforts to improve economic security for families and meet the talent needs of businesses for a healthy economy.

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Career Ladder Identifier and Financial Forecaster (CLIFF)

Career Ladder Identifier and Financial Forecaster, or CLIFF, is an umbrella for interactive financial planning tools designed to provide information about benefits loss along a career path. Learn more about the audience and purpose of each tool.

Community and Institutional Partnerships

We partner with a variety of stakeholders to understand benefits cliffs and improve opportunities for economic mobility in their areas. Learn more about the customized tools and research briefs we have created to support the specific needs of our partners.

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Benefits Cliffs across the United States

View our interactive charts of benefits cliffs across the United States.

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Research and Presentations

Explore our articles, presentations, working papers, and other publications.

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Our Team

Meet our team of experts.

Reframing Benefits Cliffs: Solutions for an Inclusive Recovery - October 15, 2020