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May 29, 2015

Community Investment Awards Highlight Secure Choice & Student Loans Report

This month, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights was honored for their...

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January 29, 2015

New Report Finds Illinois Among Worse in the Nation for Graduating Students with College Debt

CFED New data released today by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) show more...

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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 27, 2013

Women's History Month and the Gender Wealth Gap

March is Women’s History Month and there’s no better time to reflect on the progress women have...

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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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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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July 9, 2012

College Savings Account Research Demonstration Project

Last week, we submitted comments in response  to the Department of Education’s public notice on...

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