Border Patrol agents say that best way to watch the line is by air, but even that asset is wanting here.
The collapse in asset values since 2007 has busted the net worth of the median family all the way back down to early 1990s levels.
With Lehman, the asset quality was much worse and the hole much bigger.
A possession that can be turned into cash to cover liabilities.
Note: Commonly, the term denotes anything of value.