The Illinois Asset Building Group (IABG) is a diverse statewide coalition invested in building the stability and strength of Illinois communities through increased asset ownership and asset protection.

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IABG Partners with CFPB on Financial Empowerment Initiative

IABG has joined forces with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to promote financial empowerment to low and moderate income residents living across Illinois.

May 11, 2016 | 11:34am | Lucy Mullany
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Bill Banning the Box in Higher Education Advances

To celebrate National Reentry Week, we wanted to highlight an important bill that popped up in Springfield. It sits right at the intersection of reentry and financial empowerment, and it has become one of our top priorities this legislative session!

April 29, 2016 | 1:00pm | Jody Blaylock
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A Day in the Life of an IABG Advocate

Ever wonder what it's like to work in Springfield? Follow me on a recent day in Springfield as I worked to advance IABG's legislative priorities!

7:30 AM. With a full day at the State Capitol ahead of me, the work starts early to get ready for the day!

April 08, 2016 | 1:28pm | Jody Blaylock
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