community investment awards

What can we do about senior financial abuse?

Written by Dan Fair on April 2, 2014 - 10:23am

At our Community Investment Awards & Film Screening event on May 9, we will be showing “Fleeced: Speaking Out Against Senior Financial Abuse,” a short film produced by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and WFYI. The film tells the stories of older Americans and their families whose lives were upended by financial abuse and what they have done to fight back.

Honoring a champion for retirement security

Written by Dan Fair on March 26, 2014 - 6:00am
Senator Biss

A 2012 Woodstock report found that more than half of private-sector workers in Illinois—over 2.5 million—lack access to an employment-based retirement savings plan. Without individual savings, many retirees who rely solely on Social Security benefits will face the prospect of retiring into poverty.

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