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.
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.
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.
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.
Yesterday, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met with over 140 college presidents and dozens of organizations committed to raising the number of low-income students that attend college.