Beginning in January 2014, the Affordable Care Act will require most Americans to have health insurance coverage. Low and moderate income families will be eligible for premium tax credits to help offset the cost of purchasing their health insurance.
An article by Lisa J. Servon explores the reasons why many low income people choose check cashers over traditional banking institutions.
In a recent article, the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) highlights the work of Local Initiatives Support Corporation’s Financial Opportunity Centers.
New research from the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities offers an analysis of how the EITC and Child Tax Credits (CTC) help keep military families (both current and formerly active members of the armed services) out of poverty.