Forty-Three percent of Americans raised in the bottom quintile remain stuck in the bottom as adults, and 70 percent remain below the middle.
-Pew Charitable Trust, Pursuing the American Dream
Wealth makes it easier to respond to emergencies, build a suitable retirement income, and comfortably live the lifestyle of your choosing. Unfortunately, wealth in this country is unequally distributed.
Financial education, however, is the great equalizer. It is the mission of the Axum Community to address systemic social injustice and economic inequity by providing access to quality education and affordable financial planning.