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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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Financial Education

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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Asset Building Tools

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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Asset Building Tools

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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Asset Building Tools

Partner Spotlight: Center for Economic Progress

March 3, 2016

Over the next two months, the Center for Economic Progress (CEP) will help nearly 20,000 Illinoisans file their taxes. CEP is currently running 15 free Volunteer Income Tax...

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Access to Banking

Office Of Financial Inclusion Launches in Chicago

September 10, 2014

Today, Chicago City Treasurer Stephanie Neely, launched the new Office of Financial Inclusion (OFI). The launch event took place at Instituto del Progreso Latino and included...

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Financial Education

Payroll Cards: Know Your Rights

August 14, 2014

Beginning January 1, 2015, employers offering payroll cards will be required to meet certain standards. This fact sheet provides workers with a breakdown of their rights...

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Asset Building Tools

Graduates Of Asset Building Programs Honored

July 9, 2014

In June dozens of participants in the Asset Building programs at Heartland Human Care Services (HHCS) were recognized for their achievements by program mentors and Illinois...

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Access to Banking

Video: Welcome to Bank On Chicago

March 26, 2014

This video is an introduction to the Bank On Chicago initiative. For new Community Partners, or those interested in learning more, please view this video to learn more about...

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