The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced the national launch of the myRA program, a government-backed retirement plan for people who don’t have access to a retirement savings plan at work or who haven’t found an easy enough way to save.
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Tax-time savings programs help low-income families save refunds, study finds
Tax-time savings programs help low- and moderate-income families save significantly more of their refunds than those who choose not to participate, finds an analysis of such a program called $aveNYC.
Grinstein-Weiss alerts U.S. senators to ‘golden moments’ for savings
The associate director of the Center for Social Development urged U.S. senators on Thursday to create long-term asset-building policies and to use such “golden moments” as tax time to urge Americans to save.
The Tax-Man Giveth? Refunds, Savings, and Promoting Economic Security
February 25, 2014, Washington, DC
Refund to Savings Expert Convening
March 6-7, 2013, St. Louis, Missouri