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March 10, 2016

March 2016 Legislative Update

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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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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