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March 10, 2017

2017 Legislative Priorities

IABG advocates for policy solutions that close the racial wealth gap, expand savings opportunities,...

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February 8, 2016

2016 CSA Campaign Starts Strong with Parent Leadership

Last week, we convened 20 parent leaders with Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI) to kick...

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October 13, 2015

3 Things I Learned About CSAs Last Week

Last week, the IABG team was in St. Louis participating in a conference about the 529 program and...

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September 30, 2015

First Stop on the CSA Campaign: East St. Louis

Earlier this month, we took the campaign for universal Children’s Savings Accounts in...

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June 29, 2015

Family Assets Count: Chicago

In Chicago 20% of families live in poverty, but far more (49%) are financially vulnerable. These...

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December 11, 2013

Top 4 Takeaways from the Assets and Opportunities Leadership Network Convening

On December 3rd and 4th, CFED’s Assets and Opportunities Network (A&O) held its first...

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July 9, 2013

Getting Ahead Of the Student Loan Crisis

On Monday July 1st student loan rates doubled. The average borrower will see an increase of $2,600...

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April 25, 2013

Don’t Let Student Loan Rates Double

Education can only be the Great Equalizer when access to it is universal. In an era of already high...

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March 1, 2013

6 Ways to Make a Tax Refund Go Farther

As America Saves week comes to an end in the midst of tax season, we thought we’d take a look at...

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