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American Families Struggling with Fragile Budgets

A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts found that despite the economic recovery, most American households continue to be financially vulnerable.

March 03, 2015 | 12:56pm | Jody Blaylock
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New Report Finds Illinois among Worse in the Nation for Graduating Students with College Debt

New data released today by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) show more Illinois graduating students are struggling with debt than almost anywhere else in the country, ranking 43rd among all states. CFED’s 2015 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard also ranked the state 36th for the average amount of debt carried by college graduates ($28,543).

January 29, 2015 | 10:54am |
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Governor Quinn Signs the Secure Choice Savings Program into Law

Chicago, IL — Governor Quinn signed the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program (SB2758) into law yesterday. The new program will give millions of private sector workers in our state the opportunity to save their own money for retirement by expanding access to employment-based retirement savings accounts. 
January 05, 2015 | 9:51am |
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