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How Can We Support Youth Saving in the Developing World?

How Can We Support Youth Saving in the Developing World?

Scarlett Aldebot-Green argues that financial regulations should support, not hinder, youth savings in the developing world.

By: Scarlett Aldebot-Green
01/13/2015

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How To Make Your Giving Tuesday a Huge Success

How To Make Your Giving Tuesday a Huge Success

The 1:1 Fund's Giving Tuesday campaign was a huge success. Here are our hard-won tips.

By: Michael Chasnow
01/13/2015

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College Savings Just a Checkbox Away for Rhode Island Parents

College Savings Just a Checkbox Away for Rhode Island Parents

Children born in Rhode Island after December 2014 now qualify for Children’s Savings Account with $100 deposit.

By: Carl Rist and Leigh Tivol
12/19/2014

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Our Biggest Success Story—All Thanks to You!

Our Biggest Success Story—All Thanks to You!

Find out how we made this year our biggest yet, thanks to supporters like you.

By: Claire Sorrenson
12/18/2014

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Gavin Newsom, Justin Tuck Support 1:1 Fund

Gavin Newsom, Justin Tuck Support 1:1 Fund

An all-star cast of children's savings supporters celebrated the work of Kindergarten to College and the 1:1 Fund.

By: Claire Sorrenson
12/12/2014

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We Did it!

We Did it!

Our partners shot past their collective #GivingTuesday goal of $27,000. Find out what they raised and how that money will help children saving for college!

By: Claire Sorrenson
12/03/2014

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Reasons to Give

Reasons to Give

Here are the top 10 reasons to why you should help kids saving for college this #GivingTuesday


12/02/2014

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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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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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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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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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