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A Big Win for Children's Savings

A Big Win for Children's Savings

84 donors participated in the 1:1 Fund's Double Down On Education campaign, contributing a grand total of...

By: Claire Sorrenson
04/07/2015

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Can Education Really Help Close the Racial Wealth Gap?

Can Education Really Help Close the Racial Wealth Gap?

What can we do to close the racial wealth gap? Carl Rist investigates.

By: Carl Rist
04/06/2015

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Double Down on Education

Double Down on Education

From March 30-April 3, the 1:1 Fund will use a $20,000 pledge from Google.org to match your donations dollar-for-dollar up to $500!

By: Claire Sorrenson
04/01/2015

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Introducing an Exciting New Challenge

Introducing an Exciting New Challenge

Introducing an exciting new challenge to our #DoubleDownOnEd campaign, for one day only!

By: Claire Sorrenson
04/01/2015

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Saving Your Way to College Access

Saving Your Way to College Access

CSAs offer a fresh way to tackle two deep-seated issues that threaten the American Dream: poverty and educational disparity.

By: Bob Hildreth
03/31/2015

News FUEL Education

3 Reasons Why You Should #DoubleDownOnEd

3 Reasons Why You Should #DoubleDownOnEd

This week, we're asking you to #DoubleDownOnEd by donating to children saving for college.

By: Claire Sorrenson
03/30/2015

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Inversant Success Story: Bryan Guzman

Inversant Success Story: Bryan Guzman

For Boston University student Bryan Guzman, attending college was the ultimate way to repay his parents.

By: Claire Sorrenson
03/20/2015

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Beware the Elephant, and Other Insights

Beware the Elephant, and Other Insights

Paul Day shares his 3 top insights from the Nonprofit Technology Conference

By: Paul Day
03/19/2015

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1:1 Fund to Use $20,000 Google.org Pledge to Match Donations in Upcoming Campaign

1:1 Fund to Use $20,000 Google.org Pledge to Match Donations in Upcoming Campaign

Announcing the Double Down on Education Campaign from March 30 - April 3.

By: Claire Sorrenson
03/17/2015

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Feds Lend Clarity on Banks’ Role in Supporting CSAs

Feds Lend Clarity on Banks’ Role in Supporting CSAs

Federal regulators released a set of guidelines on youth savings programs. Carl Rist explores the hits and misses.

By: Carl Rist
03/16/2015

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A Champion in the Field: Theresa Navarro

A Champion in the Field: Theresa Navarro

Meet Theresa Navarro, a bilingual Program Navigator for Nevada College Kick Start who goes above and beyond in her work.

By: Claire Sorrenson
03/10/2015

News Children's Savings Accounts Nevada

Successful Savings Strategies: A Dialogue

Successful Savings Strategies: A Dialogue

Watch this video of the final plenary session at the 2014 ALC for strategies on successful savings and an inspiring discussion with child savers.

By: Claire Sorrenson
03/10/2015

Success Story

3 Technology Tips from the Experts

3 Technology Tips from the Experts

Michael Chasnow shares the top takeaways from TNEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference.

By: Michael Chasnow
03/09/2015

News

An Inspiring Story of Giving Back

An Inspiring Story of Giving Back

Find out why Cristian Lopez, a FUEL Education program alum, decided to give back to their program.

By: Claire Sorrenson
03/08/2015

News Why I Give

Children's Savings By the Numbers

Children's Savings By the Numbers

A look at children's savings across the country, by Chris Bernal.

By: Chris Bernal
03/06/2015

News Children's Savings Accounts

3 Ways Student Loan Debt Undermines Your Future

3 Ways Student Loan Debt Undermines Your Future

How student loan debt has undermined millennials and given rise to the growing children's savings movement.

By: Paul Day
03/02/2015

News Education

When the Ladder of Opportunity Falls Short

When the Ladder of Opportunity Falls Short

A new report from the Pell Institute reveals how our education system is failing low-income youth. Claire Sorrenson investigates.

By: Claire Sorrenson
02/26/2015

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7 Ways To Turn Saving Money Into a Habit

7 Ways To Turn Saving Money Into a Habit

The spending and saving habits of your past don't define your future—your current ones do. America Saves Week is a great time to start with a clean slate.

By: Brittany Lyte
02/23/2015

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How Crowdfunding Connects Us

How Crowdfunding Connects Us

What principles from Kiva, a popular crowdfunding platform, apply to the world of children's savings? Jonny Price, Senior Director of Kiva Zip, explains.

By: Jonny Price
02/23/2015

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CSAs Key Part of New Anti-Poverty Initiative

CSAs Key Part of New Anti-Poverty Initiative

A new initiative in Durham, NC is proposing Children's Savings Accounts as key financial empowerment tool.

By: Carl Rist
02/18/2015

News Children's Savings Accounts

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