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Support Kids' College Dreams

Support Kids' College Dreams

This #GivingTuesday, support our partners who are helping kids save for college. We'll double every dollar you give on December 1 & 2 up to $500!

By: Claire Sorrenson
12/01/2014

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Delivering the First Debt Free Generation

Delivering the First Debt Free Generation

Elliot Rodriguez, a Credit Do Student Saver and 8th grader, is creating a working and saving roadmap to college thanks to Credit Do. Watch his interview!

By: Chris Avila Hübschmann
11/26/2014

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Inversant Success Story: The Reyes Family

Inversant Success Story: The Reyes Family

The Reyes family has learned important lessons from Inversant. With hard work, savings, and some crucial learning, Nelson and Marlene Reyes have been able to send all three of their children to college.


11/24/2014

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Inversant Success Story: The Nasuuna Family

Inversant Success Story: The Nasuuna Family

The Nasuuna family provides a perfect example of how the FUEL Education system works. Their oldest daughter, Bahiya, is now a sophomore at UMass Amherst on a full scholarship.


11/24/2014

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Successful College Family Night

Successful College Family Night

The Opportunity Alliance hosted a successful College Family Night at the University of Nevada, Reno.

By: Claire Sorrenson
11/05/2014

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It’s Election Day…and Children’s Savings Accounts are all over the news

It’s Election Day…and Children’s Savings Accounts are all over the news

Two major news outlets ran stories yesterday about children’s savings accounts on the eve of today’s elections. The 1:1 Fund's Executive Director, Carl Rist, analyzes the reasons behind the trend.

By: Carl Rist
11/04/2014

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Struggling to Save? Could Be a Crisis of Confidence

Struggling to Save? Could Be a Crisis of Confidence

Most of us agree that saving money is important. So why don't we do it?

By: Ilana Zimmerman
11/03/2014

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What is the best state in America for college savings?

What is the best state in America for college savings?

Find out which state was called the "best state in America" for college savings in a recent Washington Post op-ed

By: Claire Sorrenson
10/28/2014

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In Des Moines, giving students the tools for college success

In Des Moines, giving students the tools for college success

An op-ed in the Des Moines Register highlights the "I Have A Dream" Foundation's children's savings accounts pilot project in Des Moines, Iowa.


10/27/2014

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Nevada College Kick Start Accounts Expandable and Available at 2nd Annual Opportunity Alliance Family College Night

Nevada College Kick Start Accounts Expandable and Available at 2nd Annual Opportunity Alliance Family College Night

On October 29, kindergarten and 1st grade students will have a chance to add another $50 to their Nevada College Kick Start accounts at the 2nd Annual Opportunity Alliance Family College Night.

By: Claire Sorrenson
10/23/2014

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Been There, Saved That: Saving do’s and don’ts from someone who’s done it all

Been There, Saved That: Saving do’s and don’ts from someone who’s done it all

Guest blogger Dineo Tsamela learned about debt the hard way when she found herself taking out ever-increasing loans just to "keep up with the Joneses." She shares her hard-earned saving Do's and Don'ts.


10/15/2014

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How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Michael Chasnow, Business Development Manager with the 1:1 Fund, shares his seven top tips for running a successful crowdfunding campaign.

By: Michael Chasnow
10/14/2014

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1:1 Fund Partners Raise $9,000+ to Match College Savers

1:1 Fund Partners Raise $9,000+ to Match College Savers

Our partners raised $9,026 through the 1:1 Fund platform, getting 248 more kids started on the path towards college.

By: Claire Sorrenson
10/13/2014

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How NOT to Get Money for College

How NOT to Get Money for College

Guest blogger Seth Bykofsky shares his 6 top-secret tips on how NOT to get money for college.


10/10/2014

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1:1 Fund Featured in the New York Times

1:1 Fund Featured in the New York Times

The 1:1 Fund recently featured in a New York Times op-ed by Andrea Levere, president of the Corporation for Enterprise Development. News coverage like this demonstrates how the movement to match kids' college dreams is growing.


10/09/2014

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My How You’ve Grown: Reflections on 16 Years of the Assets Learning Conference

My How You’ve Grown: Reflections on 16 Years of the Assets Learning Conference

Carl Rist, Executive Director of the 1:1 Fund, has seen the Assets Learning Conference go from a hundred attendees in 1998 to over a thousand participants in 2014. He reflects on what else has changed.

By: Carl Rist
10/06/2014

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Be SMART: 3 Crowdfunding Insights From the Experts

Be SMART: 3 Crowdfunding Insights From the Experts

Michael Chasnow, Business Development Manager at the 1:1 Fund, shares 3 top crowdfunding insights.

By: Michael Chasnow
10/03/2014

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The Back to School Campaign: Why Give?

The Back to School Campaign: Why Give?

With ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT to donate to three of our partners' campaigns, here are 7 reasons why the Back to School Campaign is a cause worth giving to.

By: Claire Sorrenson
10/01/2014

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Four 1:1 Fund Partners Launch Back to School Campaigns

Four 1:1 Fund Partners Launch Back to School Campaigns

September is College Savings Month, and what better way to celebrate than by supporting a local College Savings program?

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/30/2014

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