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.
According to Food & Nutrition Service 2010 data, 40.7% of SNAP recipients are in working families. Building strong partnerships with state or county program administrators can help ensure that low-income working families get the wrap-around supports necessary to thrive.
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.
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