Blog Posts

November 27, 2018

Part 1: Barriers to Financial Inclusion for People with Disabilities

By Sarah Martin, Policy & Advocacy Intern for Heartland Alliance In Illinois 1 in 5 households...

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August 16, 2018

Secure Choice Pilot Program Launches

We are facing a national retirement savings crisis. Increasingly, older adults do not have enough...

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July 13, 2018

IABG Launches Biannual Coalition Connection Meetings

This blog post is written by Katherine Liu, Communications Intern with Heartland Alliance.  ...

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June 7, 2018

2018 Legislative Roundup

IABG, a project of Heartland Alliance, advocates for policies that address the growing racial...

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June 1, 2018

Campaign for a 36% Cap on Title Loans Gains Wide Support

  Earlier this year, we kicked off a campaign for the Fair Lending Act (SB2843), which caps...

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May 30, 2018

This Month in DC: Payday Loan Rule Survives, but Dodd-Frank Does Not

May was a big month for consumer protection laws in DC. We won a significant victory in the fight...

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May 8, 2018

IABG Partner Spotlight: New CSA Program at Center for Changing Lives

This is a guest blog post by Kayla Villalobos with IABG partner, Center for Changing Lives. Center...

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March 22, 2018

Richest 20% of Households Make 5 Times More Than the Poorest 20% in Illinois

By Amber Blatt, Policy & Advocacy Intern & Jody Blaylock, Senior Policy Associate New data...

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February 1, 2018

New Book Calls for Polices that Address Financial Instability

By Amber Blatt, Policy & Advocacy Intern  “Deep within the American Dream lies the belief...

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