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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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February 3, 2013

42% Of Illinois Households Are Liquid Asset Poor

The Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) released their 2013 Assets & Opportunity...

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January 2, 2013

2013 IABG Policy Agenda

As Illinois Legislators return to Springfield for the lame duck session, we are looking ahead to...

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October 22, 2012

Saving for the Future: Parents' Perspectives on Savings Accounts

Cynthia Waldeck Heartland Alliance A new study was released this month by EARN Research Institute...

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October 11, 2012

An Empty-nester’s Hopes for All Children to Have College Opportunities

By Dory Rand, Woodstock Institute All children deserve the opportunity to pursue their dreams of...

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September 28, 2012

Child Poverty in Illinois: a Growing Crisis

Last month, Social IMPACT Research Center  told the story of poverty across the entire United...

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September 19, 2012

Illinois Poverty Report: Children’s Savings Accounts and Generational Poverty

Last week Social IMPACT Research Center released their analysis of U.S. Poverty Data from the...

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