Tax Incentives That Help Build ABLE Savings

Incentives include The Saver’s Credit, The Earned Income Tax Credit, Contributions from a Trust, and the ABLE to Work Act.  Read More

Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)

Learn about this national campaign that raises awareness of issues related to disability employment and highlights the contributions of workers with disabilities, as well as the the ABLE to Work Act. Read More

Managing an Attainable Account with Fidelity’s Online Tools

Fidelity Cash Management features a debit card with fee-free ATM withdrawals, text alerts for debit card purchases, use of Fidelity’s BillPay, and fee-free check writing. Fidelity Full View features budgeting and reporting tools and allows you to see all your accounts in one place.  Read More

What’s New with ABLE Savings Programs?

9 additional states have launched ABLE programs, 40,422 ABLE accounts are open across the country, and the ABLE Age Adjustment Act is on the horizon.  Read More

Helping Students with Disabilities Succeed

The College Navigator Program offered through Easter Seals helps to connect students with a disability to an individual to help them with things like classwork organization and timelines, finding resources on campus, or processing social relationships and conflicts. Read More

A Resource for Autism Awareness Month

We highlight the Attainable Savings Plan, which includes various investment options, no federal taxes on earnings if used for qualified disability expenses, and professional management by Fidelity Investments.  Read More

Helping Students with Disabilities Transition Out of High School

We explore the five core services that The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission offers, and provide tips for parents to help, such as creating a person-centered planning team, having your student play an active role, teaching money management skills, and exploring all college disability services.  Read More

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