Trainings and Event Presentations

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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Auto Title Lending

Webinar: Auto Title Lending in Illinois

November 19, 2015

Jody Blaylock from IABG and Spencer Cowan from Woodstock Institute hosted a webinar on the findings of our new report, No Right Turn: Illinois’ Auto Title Loan Industry...

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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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Asset Limit Reform

Webinar: Encouraging Savings: How Hawaii and Illinois Eliminated Their TANF Asset Tests

October 22, 2013

Public benefit programs, including Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), have historically included an asset limit. An asset limit prevents applicants with savings...

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Financial Education

Webinar: Breaking Down Prepaid Cards

May 21, 2013

Prepaid cards are everywhere, but unlike debit cards linked to a checking account there are no formal federal regulations to protect consumers’ funds. Consumers and...

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Asset Building Tools

Webinar: Building an IDA Program For Your Organization

March 6, 2013

You’ve heard about Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) through the asset building grapevine – savings programs that allow low-income populations to receive a cash...

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Access to Banking

Webinar: Walk-Through And Q&A On Bank On Chicago’s New Mini Grant Program

January 29, 2013

Illinois Asset Building Group (IABG) and the City Treasurer’s Office is pleased to announce the launch of the Bank On Chicago Mini Grant Program. The mini grants will...

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Alternative Small Dollar Loans

Webinar: Creating Safe, Profitable Small Dollar Loans

January 15, 2013

Individuals need access to safe small dollar loans to assist them during periods of financial crisis without causing even greater hardship. Our Alternative Small Dollar Loan...

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Racial Equity

Measuring and Understanding The Racial Wealth Gap

December 21, 2012

The disparities in assets and ownership between communities of color and whites are a systemic problem. African-American, Latinos, and other communities of color have been...

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