Episode 51 Resources: ABLE Accounts - Answers to your questions
- Real Economic Impact Network (REI Network) Overview
Answers to your questions about the REI Network including: What is National Disability Institute’s Real Economic Impact Network (REI Network)? What does the REI Network do? What does NDI offer REI Network partners? How can an organization or individual become part of the REI Network?
Source: National Disability Institute
- LEAD CENTER - Who We Are & What We Do
Overview, Mission, and Inititatives of the LEAD Center
Source: National Center on Leadership for the Employment and Economic Advancement of People with Disabilities (LEAD Center)
- American Dream Employment Network (ADEN) Overview
Answers to your questions about the ADEN including: What is the Ticket to Work program? Who is ADEN? Why is ADEN different?
Source: American Dream Employment Network
- Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, National Resource Center Overview
Answers to your questions about the ABLE Act including: What is an ABLE account? Why the need for
ABLE accounts? Who is eligible to open an ABLE account? What can the funds in the ABLE account be used for? What happens to the funds in the ABLE account when the beneficiary passes away?
Source: ABLE National Resource Center
- Pioneering Pathways to a Better Economic Future
Provides an Overview of NDI's Projects & Innovations including: Financial Education and Capability, Taxes and Tax Preparation, Financial Inclusion, Benefits Planning, Employment & Economic Self-Sufficiency, Public Policy, Research, and Real Economic Impact Network.
Source: National Disability Institute
ABLE News & Highlights
- Annual Contributions to ABLE Accounts Increased to $15,000 in 2018
Source: ABLE National Resource Center news release 11/02/17
- Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act)
Signed into law on December 14, 1914, the ABLE Act amends Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Service Code of 1986 to create tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities.
- IRS Publication 907, Tax Highlights for Persons with Disabilities
Resources from the ABLE National Resource Center
- ABLE National Resource Center (ANRC)
Information and resources on ABLE accounts for people with disabilities and their families
ABLE National Resource Center
1667 K Street, NW Suite 640
Washington, DC 20006
- ABLE Accounts: 10 Things You Should Know
Some frequently asked questions about ABLE accounts
- ABLE to Save: The Road Map to Enrollment
Learn what an ABLE account is, if you are eligible, and how to enroll in the best account for you
- Shop the States to Choose the Best ABLE Program for You!
Compare the features of ABLE programs from different states and find the right one for your needs
- ABLE Programs by State
Specific information about each state with an active ABLE program
- Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Investor Bulletin
Answers key questions about ABLE account eligibility, contribution limits and impact on federal and state taxes
- Electronic Municipal Market Access (EMMA) State ABLE Plan Disclosure Bulletin
Learn about each state ABLE program and the full disclosure document that explains investment options, fees and expenses and any state tax benefits.
- ABLE webinars
List of past and future ABLE webinars that are fully accessible and open to the public
- ABLE National Resource Center: Helping Fulfill the Promise of ABLE (ABLE Report 2017)
National overview and report on the ABLE program
Link: www.ablenrc.org/sites/default/files/docs/resource/ABLE-Report-2017.pdf (PDF 12 pages)
Other Financial Information/Incentives
- Real Economic Impact (REI) Network
National Disability Institute's Real Economic Impact (REI) Network is an alliance of organizations and individuals dedicated to a common mission - the economic advancement and self-sufficiency of people with disabilities.
- Report on Banking Status and Financial Behaviors of Adults with Disabilities
Report released on April 25, 2017, by the National Disability Institute (NDI)
- Disable Poverty Campaign
A grassroots campaign created by National Disability Institute that aims to increase awareness about disability and poverty in America.
- Pioneering Pathways to a Better Economic Future (PDF 6 pages)
Link: realeconomicimpact.org/assets/site_18/files/other_documents/seattle/ndi-brochure-2016.pdf Handout
- American Dream Employment Network (ADEN)
A group of service providers and employers working together to create a path for individuals with disabilities, who are currently receiving Social Security disability benefits, and want to return to, or begin working for the first time.
- LEAD Center
A collaborative of disability, workforce and economic empowerment organizations dedicated to improving competitive, integrated employment and economic self-sufficiency for people with disabilities.
- Disability Employment Initiative (DEI)
Helps American Job Centers (AJCs) improve employment outcomes of individuals with disabilities by providing tools and resources to serve those who are unemployed, underemployed and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits.
- Workforce Innovation Technical Assistance Center (WINTAC)
Provides training and technical assistance to State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (SVRAs) and related agencies and rehabilitation professionals and service providers to help them develop the skills and processes needed to meet the requirements of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
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