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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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All Grown Up: 6 Surprising Insights From the Assets Learning Conference

All Grown Up: 6 Surprising Insights From the Assets Learning Conference

From Twitter hashtag trends to being "SMART" to what's wrong with the phrase "the poor," you might be surprised by what 1:1 Fund staff learned at last week's Assets Learning Conference...

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/24/2014

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The 1:1 Fund at the Assets Learning Conference 2014

The 1:1 Fund at the Assets Learning Conference 2014

Scroll through our fun "Storify" on how the 1:1 Fund made a big splash at this year's Assets Learning Conference.

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/24/2014

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Saver Spotlight: Miguel

Saver Spotlight: Miguel

Meet Miguel, a second-grader at Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School in the Bronx.

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/09/2014

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The "I Have A Dream" Foundation Becomes Seventh 1:1 Fund Partner

The "I Have A Dream" Foundation Becomes Seventh 1:1 Fund Partner

The "I Have A Dream" Foundation, one of the nation's largest and oldest college pipeline programs, has partnered with the 1:1 Fund to grow their College Savings Account program.

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/04/2014

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CSAs are the Next Big Thing You've Never Heard of

CSAs are the Next Big Thing You've Never Heard of

7 reasons why you should care about Children's Savings Accounts (and why they’re the Next Big Thing in the asset-building world)

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/03/2014

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6 Things You Should Know About the Web of Wealth

6 Things You Should Know About the Web of Wealth

Earlier this year, researchers from Brandeis University’s Institute on Assets and Social Policy released a report entitled "The Web of Wealth: Resiliency and Opportunity or Driver of Inequality?" Carl Rist, Executive Director of the 1:1 Fund, highlights the report's important takeaways.

By: Carl Rist
08/29/2014

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Design-It-Yourself: 7 Steps to Improve Your CSA Program

Design-It-Yourself: 7 Steps to Improve Your CSA Program

The New America Foundation just released a report with the latest research on Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs). Don’t have time to read the full 26-page report? Here are the 7 key takeaways about innovative CSA program design.

By: Claire Sorrenson
07/24/2014

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Senate Finance Committee: A Powerful Force in the Movement for Universal Children’s Savings Accounts

Senate Finance Committee: A Powerful Force in the Movement for Universal Children’s Savings Accounts

Learn how Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) reached another milestone on the path to the White House Rose Garden.

By: Alexander Scarlis and Ezra Levin
07/08/2014

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Top Three Takeaways from the CFSI Emerge Conference

Top Three Takeaways from the CFSI Emerge Conference

Learn about a new child savings program, an innovative savings product and more!

By: Michael Chasnow
06/19/2014

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Today is 529 College Savings Day!

Today is 529 College Savings Day!

Today, May 29, is National 529 College Savings Day, a day to raise awareness about the importance of saving for college with 529 plans.

By: Veronica Weis
05/29/2014

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Recapping Last Week's CFED Children’s Savings Conference

Recapping Last Week's CFED Children’s Savings Conference

Read our highlights from CFED's Children's Savings Conference, from an exciting raffle to stories straight from college savers.

By: Michael Chasnow and Kristin Lawton
05/07/2014

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Support for Children’s Savings Accounts Mounts at the National Level

Support for Children’s Savings Accounts Mounts at the National Level

Learn about momentum for Children's Savings Accounts at the federal level in the United States!

By: Ezra Levin
03/12/2014

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2013 Power Rankings of Children’s Savings Account Programs

2013 Power Rankings of Children’s Savings Account Programs

Don't miss our inaugural CSA power rankings by the 1:1 Fund's Executive Director, Carl Rist, in this blog post.

By: Carl Rist
12/23/2013

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