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Building Wealth in the Commonwealth: What You Should Know about $eedMA

Building Wealth in the Commonwealth: What You Should Know about $eedMA

Massachusetts is the latest state to explore the possibility of establishing Children’s Savings Accounts for all young children.

By: Carl Rist
05/09/2016

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‘Tis the Season to Give Back

‘Tis the Season to Give Back

By giving today, your donation will reach three times as many families as usual. Join us today and help put college within reach of students from Massachusetts to Michigan to Mississippi.

By: Merrit Gillard
12/01/2015

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Give Back on #GivingTuesday

Give Back on #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, support our partners who are helping kids save for college. On December 1, we'll TRIPLE every dollar you give, up to $500!

By: Merrit Gillard
11/30/2015

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Your Support is Helping Our Newest Partner Get Ready to Launch

Your Support is Helping Our Newest Partner Get Ready to Launch

Thanks to the support of 1:1 Fund donors across the country, more than 15 St. Louis city kids will have the chance to get on the path to college.

By: Merrit Gillard
06/16/2015

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Our First Teachers: Moms and Education

Our First Teachers: Moms and Education

A personal story and a call to support mothers who are guiding their children on the path towards higher education.

By: Patricia Roberts
05/08/2015

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Can College Savings Reduce Student Loan Debt?

Can College Savings Reduce Student Loan Debt?

College savings can be a significant part of a strategy for reducing college debt, read to learn more.

By: Carl Rist
04/29/2015

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CAS College Savers Program Growing Through 2014

CAS College Savers Program Growing Through 2014

Learn about the progress of The Children's Aid Society's College Savers Program!

By: Michael Chasnow
04/23/2015

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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

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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

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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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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

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An Argument for Early Intervention

An Argument for Early Intervention

Why universal pre-K and universal children's savings programs both create critical foundations for a child’s success.

By: Michael Chasnow
02/10/2015

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Inequality Dominates Political Debates in 2015

Inequality Dominates Political Debates in 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a big year for economic inequality. Carl Rist, Executive Director of the 1:1 Fund, surveys the field.

By: Carl Rist
02/06/2015

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Saver Spotlight: The Paredes Family

Saver Spotlight: The Paredes Family

Imelda and Elias Paredes have big dreams for their children. Kindergarten to College is helping to make those dreams a reality.

By: Claire Sorrenson
02/02/2015

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College Savings and President Obama's State of the Union Address

College Savings and President Obama's State of the Union Address

Carl Rist and Jeremie Greer explain what President Obama's latest proposal means for college savings.

By: Carl Rist and Jeremie Greer
01/28/2015

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"Tonight, We Turn the Page"

"Tonight, We Turn the Page"

Our Storify shows how savings advocates responded to President Obama's State of the Union address.

By: Claire Sorrenson
01/21/2015

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Justin Tuck Talks Children's Savings in Oprah Magazine

Justin Tuck Talks Children's Savings in Oprah Magazine

Football superstar--and 1:1 Fund supporter--Justin Tuck on why saving for college is so crucial.

By: Claire Sorrenson
01/20/2015

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Can Free Community College Help Students Build Assets?

Can Free Community College Help Students Build Assets?

What does President Obama's recent proposal mean for low-income students? Katherine Lucas McKay explains.

By: Katherine Lucas McKay
01/20/2015

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How Children’s Savings Accounts Can Help Close the Wealth Gap

How Children’s Savings Accounts Can Help Close the Wealth Gap

A recent Washington Post op-ed says CSAs can help address the wealth gap. Michael Chasnow weighs in.

By: Michael Chasnow
01/16/2015

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2014: A Big Year for Children's Savings

2014: A Big Year for Children's Savings

2014 was a big year for the 1:1 Fund and the children's savings movement. Here's why.

By: Claire Sorrenson
01/15/2015

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