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A new report from the Financial Health Network suggested the financial health obstacles of 40 million Americans with disabilities may open opportunities for financial institutions to serve them.

The 57-page research report from the Chicago-based nonprofit financial services consultancy organization released earlier this month showed only 10% of working-age people with disabilities are financially healthy, compared with 30% of working-age people without disabilities. What’s more, just half (51%) of working-age adults with disabilities said they were able to pay all of their bills on time, while close to half (46%) said they have unmanageable levels of debt. Only one in five (22%) said they were confident they were on track to meet their long-term goals.

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