Findings from a gamification pilot conducted by the D2D Fund in Birmingham, AL offers insight into the potential for using gamification concepts to motivate low to moderate income youth to learn financial concepts during summer vacations.
A Recent study of American attitudes about work, economic opportunity and poverty illustrate that the American public will support efforts to expand economic opportunity, increase access to good jobs and wages, and maintain a robust social safety net.
Proposals for expanding the EITC to childless workers are included in both the President’s budget for 2015 and bipartisan proposals from both the House and Senate.
A report from First Nation’s Development Institute shares the importance of VITA sites in Native communities throughout the US.
This webinar explored ways to expand the financial security of low- and moderate-income families through reform of the U.S. tax code. The call featured presentations from stakeholders deeply engaged in advancing a range of tax policy solutions, with a particular focus on the policy agenda emerging from the Tax Policy Advisory Group of the Asset Funders Network/Tax Policy Project.
Policy Matters Ohio, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research institute released an interactive map of Ohio, showing the benefits by county…
The Brookings Institute offers a proposal to expand those eligible for the EITC to include noncustodial parents, particularly young men.
Amidst the debate about raising the minimum wage, tax credits continue to enjoy bipartisan support and are highlighted as a way to augment low income workers…
The EITC Funders Network and the Asset Funders Network co-hosted the Behavioral Economics & Tax Time webinar with Dan Ariely, Professor of Psychology and Economics at Duke University and author of NY Times Bestsellers Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality and The Honest Truth About Dishonesty.
Amidst the debate about raising the minimum wage, tax credits continue to enjoy bipartisan support and are highlighted as a way to augment low income workers while encouraging engagement in the workforce. Last year at least 15 states considered legislation that would either create, expand or retain a state version of the federal Earned Income…