Asset Building and Vehicle Programs:
Individual Development Accounts (IDAs):
Child Savings Accounts:
Tax Credits and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Programs:
National Partners & Resources:
Founded in 1979, the Corporation For Enterprise Development (CFED), a national nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, empowers low- and moderate-income households to build and preserve assets by advancing policies and programs that help them achieve the American Dream, including buying a home, pursuing higher education, starting a business and saving for the future.
Financial Education Resources:
Help MN Save
Help MN Save is a clearinghouse of information and resources for direct service staff working to help people become economically secure through financial literacy and asset building.
Research and resources from MABC:
Nearly 300 asset building practitioners from 89 organizations across the state participated in an online survey in the summer of 2014; the document below also includes notes from 7 practitioner focus groups conducted in 2013 and 2014.