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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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Consumer Protections

Congress Moves to Expand the Racial Wealth Gap

May 9, 2017

At a time when wealth inequity is at extremes, it’s been incredibly disappointing to see Congress take several actions this past week that would expand the racial wealth...

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Asset Building Tools

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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Retirement Security

Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Fact Sheet

July 14, 2016

The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program i will be available to Illinois workers as early as the fall of 2017. It is one way to help private sector workers save their own...

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Retirement Security

Comment Letter: Proposed Safe Harbor Rules for Secure Choice

April 14, 2016

IABG submitted the following comment letter on behalf of our partners to the Deparment of Labor in response to their Proposed Safe Harbor Rule (RIN 1210-AB71) The Illinois...

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Asset Poverty

Family Assets Count: Chicago

June 29, 2015

In Chicago 20% of families live in poverty, but far more (49%) are financially vulnerable. These “liquid asset poor”families do not have enough savings to live above the...

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College Access

Community Investment Awards Highlight Secure Choice & Student Loans Report

May 29, 2015

This month, Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights was honored for their work passing the Secure Choice Savings Program. With the passage of Secure Choice,...

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Retirement Security

Governor Quinn Signs the Secure Choice Savings Program into Law

January 5, 2015

Chicago, IL — Governor Quinn signed the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program (SB2758) into law yesterday. The new program will give millions of private sector workers in...

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Retirement Security

Governor Quinn Signs the Secure Choice Savings Program into Law

Chicago, IL — Governor Quinn signed the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program (SB2758) into law yesterday. The new program will give millions of private sector workers in...

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