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Peoria Re-Entry Program Uses Consumer Bureau Toolkit to Prepare Individuals for Successful Return to Community

January 16, 2018

Image: Andy Kravetz This blog post was jointly written by Janice Parker with Navicore Solutions and Jody Blaylock with Heartland Alliance and the Illinois Asset Building...

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New Report Sheds Light on Barriers to Retirement Savings

November 28, 2017

A new report released today by our friends at Heartland Alliance’s Social IMPACT Research Center shares the barriers that many Illinoisans (especially low-income workers,...

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Convening Spotlight: State Treasurer’s Savings Programs

November 17, 2016

During our 2016 IABG Partner Convening last October, we had the opportunity to hear from staff at State Treasurer Frerich’s office The Illinois State Treasurer’s...

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Partner Spotlight: Center for Changing Lives

September 22, 2016

This post is written by Ellen Ray, the Executive Director of the Center for Changing Lives. She will be speaking about their new two generational model at IABG’s...

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5 Reasons to Attend the IABG Partner Convening

August 5, 2016

On October 20th & 21st, we are hosting our 2016 IABG Partner Convening at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. I am so excited to see so many of our partners from across...

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ABLE Program Fact Sheet

Millions of individuals with disabilities rely on public benefits for health care, food, housing, and income. Previously, a means or asset test on Social Security Income...

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Your Money, Your Goals Toolkit

July 13, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has developed a toolkit to help front line staff as they work with participants on short and long-term financial goals and...

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IABG Partners with CFPB on Financial Empowerment Initiative

May 11, 2016

IABG has joined forces with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to promote financial empowerment to low and moderate income residents living across Illinois....

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Money Smart Week Illinois: April 23-30

April 8, 2016

Each year the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, along with partners across the state, host Money Smart Week. This year, you can participate in events each day beginning April...

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