News & Updates from the Assets & Opportunity Network

Community Investment Awards Highlight Secure Choice & Student Loans Report
Posted on 06/05/2015

**Honoring the Passage of Secure Choice**… Read More


Money Management - Comparing Income & Expenses
Posted on 05/27/2015

**Are you living within your means?**… Read More


May 2014 Ohio CASH E-News
Posted on 05/27/2015

**Ohio CASH webinar**… Read More


Women donors fund OHSU researcher's quest to unlock liver-breast cancer puzzle
Posted on 05/18/2015

Found on: Portland Business Journal… Read More


A Real Mother's Day Gift for Working Moms
Posted on 05/11/2015

*Submitted to local papers in Rhode Island*… Read More


Lawmakers Lend an Ear to Concerns Over Payday Loans
Posted on 05/05/2015

Lawmakers from both chambers gathered Wednesday to lend support to a range of bills that would limit the loan size and number of installments offered by payday and auto title lenders.… Read More


Texas Better Off Under CFPB Proposal to End Payday Debt Trap
Posted on 04/20/2015

##Texas still needs unified ordinance that offers strong consumer protections… Read More


Rural Economic Mobility and Wealth Building
Posted on 04/14/2015

Despite the general economic recovery in the United States, [income inequality](http://s3.epi.org/files/2014/IncreasinglyUnequalStatesofAmerica1917to2012.pdf) and [wealth inequality](http://datatools.urban.org/Features/wealth-inequality-charts/) are expanding. Perhaps more critically, it is becoming more and more difficult for families with lower wealth or income to [achieve upward economic mobility](http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/reports/0001/01/01/pursuing-the-american-dream). These two facts, that the wealth and income gaps are large and growing and that the relative economic position of families is becoming more fixed, chip away at the common notion of the American Dream --- our ideal of equal opportunity. This is especially true in the South, the region with the [lowest upward economic mobility](http://www.equality-of-opportunity.org/files/mobility_geo.pdf).… Read More


Denver Maps Connection Between Neighborhoods and Jobs
Posted on 04/14/2015

*Originally posted to nextcity.org*… Read More


Women need to take active role in managing family finances
Posted on 04/13/2015

This article originally appeared in the Dallas Morning News: … Read More


Integrating Financial Capability: CFED Launches New Learning Partnership
Posted on 04/10/2015

By Dominique Derbigny on 04/08/2015 @ 10:00 AM… Read More


White: Don't limit asset-building for poor families
Posted on 04/09/2015

By: Kate Birnbryer White 12:08 a.m. EDT April 2, 2015… Read More


What is Texas doing to educate young people about money?
Posted on 04/07/2015

This article originally appeared in the Dallas Morning News: … Read More


New report: Economic recovery has made no dent in NC poverty
Posted on 04/07/2015

*Originally posted to ncpolicywatch.com*:… Read More


OpportunityAllianceNV
Posted on 04/03/2015

AB 318 --- REVISES PROVISIONS GOVERNING FINANCIAL SERVICES (Military & Veteran Lending Pay Day Lending Interest Rate cap of 36%) Nevada Assembly Commerce & Labor Committee --- Meeting Scheduled for today, April 3 @ 1:30 p.m. Room 4100 https://legiscan.com/NV/bill/AB318/2015 Read More


Vermont Releases Financial Literacy Report
Posted on 04/03/2015

[Read about Vermont's financial literacy Task Force's recommendations](http://www.financialfunkvt.org) Read More


Vermont's Children's Savings Account Legislation Introduced
Posted on 04/03/2015

[Children's Savings Account legislation introduced in Vermont](http://legislature.vt.gov/bill/status/2016/H.0448) Read More


Volunteer Tax Preparers Offer Valuable Service
Posted on 04/01/2015

Written by Emily Cox, community engagement coordinator at Community Action Partnership of Staunton, Augusta and Waynesboro (CAPSAW) Valley VITA. She recently wrote this piece for the Staunton Virginia NewsLeader.com… Read More


Why CFED Believes in Financial Capability for All
Posted on 04/01/2015

By Katie Griffin… Read More


Wayne Metro Tax Program: There Is Still Time!!
Posted on 04/01/2015

By Elena Garton… Read More


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