We are pleased to announce that Change Machine has been selected as a finalist for the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy’s Inclusive Innovation Challenge
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Preparing for the cost of education, whether it’s your children’s next year in the k-12 system or college (or your own!) is more important than ever, as the repercussions of educational debt can be long-lasting.
Across the United States, low-income residents are being pushed out of affordable communities by an influx of higher-earning newcomers who are drawn by the business opportunities and are able to pay higher rents.
Newsletter Issue: August 2018 The Coaches’ Column: Brand new personal finance blogs from our very own financial coaches. Pre-Crisis Financial Planning: How to Financially Prepare for Immigration Detention or Deportation By Practitioners, for Practitioners: Field news and insights from Clinic staff. Partner Series: Supporting Adults with Autism/IDD From Founder and CEO Mae Watson Grote: Practicing What […]
Economic policy for low-income Americans is often written by economists. But alternatively, what might a practitioner-based approach look like? How would the success factors change?
The unemployment rate among people with intellectual disabilities is more than twice as high as the rate for the general population, and only 26 percent of adults with intellectual disabilities who do work have full-time jobs. About 85 percent of college-educated adults with autism are unemployed, and more are underemployed.
“…Deportation can be a cataclysm for families and communities, destroying decades of hard-earned assets and rupturing family development. But with advanced planning, immigrant families can prevent an enormous amount of this damage.”
Newsletter Issue: July 2018 The Coaches’ Column: Brand new personal finance blogs from our very own financial coaches. Closing the Unbanked Gap in the United States By Practitioners, for Practitioners: Field news and insights from Clinic staff. The Financial Clinic Condemns Passage of House Farm Bill From Founder and CEO Mae Watson Grote: Three Myths About […]
Removing this support for vulnerable working people sends the message that we do not believe the barriers they face are real, that their efforts are insufficient, and that their needs are not our concern.
“The benefits of owning a bank account or participating in the formal economy through traditional financial services have long been supported by experts across banking, financial, and social service sectors… however, in 2015, approximately 20% of U.S. households were ‘underbanked.'”
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