Eight Grantees Profiled for Innovative Projects to Build Financial Capability across the US

The Center for Financial Services Innovation announced their newest grantees for the Financial Capability Innovation Fund II, awarding a total of $2.5 million for initiatives focused on building financial capability through the integration of technology, social networks, and financial advice into products and services that encourage saving, build credit, and provide financial coaching.

April 2013 – EITC & Asset Building Webinar

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is widely recognized as a critical income support for millions of low-income families. It has also proven to be a powerful asset building tool, providing families with a means to build savings. The EITC survived the fiscal cliff, but will it survive in state legislatures? This webinar reported on developments in the national and state EITCs, new polling and messaging research, and implications for the free tax-preparation and asset-building field.

2012 Webinars

EITC Polling Results Impact of Recession on EITC The Story Behind the Demise of RALs December 5, 2012 — Messaging Matters: New EITC Polling Webinar How do we talk about the EITC? Against the backdrop of a recession that doesn’t feel over, budget battles in Congress and presidential campaigns, many organizations feel like their messages to…

2011 Webinars

Webinar — Links Between EITC & Financial Services Webinar — Links Between EITC & Savings Webinar — The State of State EITCs September 29, 2011 — Links between EITC and Financial Services Millions of Americans are unbanked or underbanked. Many more don’t understand budgeting, financial planning, and credit reports. Are there ways to develop connections…