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Connect Every Child to a Lifelong Savings Account

A proposal to reorient policy towards savings and away from an exclusive focus on income.


How Student Debt Stunts Financial Growth

Income-based repayment misses the mark when it comes to solving the most damaging effects of educational loans.


This Radical Student Debt Strike Tugs at Your Heart—But It's Not the Answer

Monica Potts wrote for Talking Points Memo on the student debt crisis at for-profit colleges


Middle Class Tax Plan Scams Middle Class

Monica Potts wrote for the Daily Beast on how 529 plans do make college more affordable for low and moderate-income families.


Don’t Tax College Savings Yet

President Obama is right that 529 accounts benefit the wealthy. But they could become an important tool for the middle class.


Give the Unemployed a Second Chance

Rachel Black and Aleta Sprague wrote an article for CNN on finding work after long periods of unemployment


Why Obama’s Immigration Plan is a Wild Card for the U.S. Economy

Executive actions to provide undocumented immigrants temporary relief from deportation do not set a pathway toward permanent legal status.


Tie the 401(k) Limit to the Minimum Wage

The government goes to great lengths to help the very wealthy save more money while neglecting everybody else.