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2013 Assets And Opportunity Scorecard

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Jennifer Kline, Executive Director of South Dakota Voices for Children, discussed the 2013 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard which was issued by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) in Washington, D.C.  The report shows that 40% of South Dakotans are defined as "liquid asset poor," which means they lack adequate savings to cover basic expenses at the federal poverty level for just three months if they suffer a loss of stable income.