The Illinois Asset Building Group (IABG) is a diverse statewide coalition invested in building the stability and strength of Illinois communities through increased asset ownership and asset protection.

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Department of Defense Proposes Expanded Consumer Protections for Servicemembers

At the end of September the Department of Defense (DOD) announced proposed changes to the Military Lending Act (MLA) that, if implemented, will expand financial protections for servicemembers and their families. Since its enactment in 2006, the MLA has protected servicemembers and their dependents from ultra high interest rates of over 36 percent on short-term, small dollar loans.

October 27, 2014 | 12:07pm | Carol Ashley
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Office of Financial Inclusion Launches in Chicago

Today, Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie Neely, launched the new Office of Financial Inclusion (OFI). The launch event took place at Instituto del Progreso Latino and included community partners, financial institutions, and other community stakeholders.

September 10, 2014 | 5:19pm | Lucy Mullany
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6 Fun Facts About the Chicago Fed

This year's IABG conference takes place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. What better place to talk about asset building and financial stability. Talking about money doesn't always have to be serious business!

Here are some fun facts about the Federal Reserve of Chicago:

August 21, 2014 | 11:40am | Cristina Perez
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