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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Bill Banning the Box in Higher Education Advances

To celebrate National Reentry Week, we wanted to highlight an important bill that popped up in Springfield. It sits right at the intersection of reentry and financial empowerment, and it has become one of our top priorities this legislative session!

April 29, 2016 | 1:00pm | Jody Blaylock
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A Day in the Life of an IABG Advocate

Ever wonder what it's like to work in Springfield? Follow me on a recent day in Springfield as I worked to advance IABG's legislative priorities!

7:30 AM. With a full day at the State Capitol ahead of me, the work starts early to get ready for the day!

April 08, 2016 | 1:28pm | Jody Blaylock
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Money Smart Week Illinois: April 23-30, 2016

Each year the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, along with partners across the state, host Money Smart Week. This year, you can participate in events each day beginning April 23rd through April 30th.

What is Money Smart Week?


April 08, 2016 | 10:42am | Lucy Mullany
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