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Successes, Sneak Peaks, and Staff Recommendations

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 […]

Partner Series: Supporting Adults With Autism/IDD as a Financial Coach

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.

Stepping into Summer with New Resources and Over 40,000 Served

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 […]

Closing the Underbanked Gap in the United States

“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.'”