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January 2016

Financial Assets and Income

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This report provides an analysis of income inequality, the effects of lack of income and savings, access to revolving credit, and predatory loan products.
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January 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

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Question 2 in this FAQ specifically addresses whether getting the EITC or CTC will lower other government benefits
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January 2016

2016 Advocates' Guide: An Educational Primer on Federal Programs and Resources Related to Affordable Housing and Community Development

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This guide, issued/updated annually, is an extremely practical and useful document for its breadth of review of federal housing-related programs such as CDBG, Fair Housing, HOPE VI, Housing Choice Vouchers, McKinney-Vento, and Public Housing.
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January 2016

Fact Sheet 6: How Private is My Credit Report

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Topics included are: describing what is in a credit report, explaining credit scores, access to credit reports, how individuals can get a copy of their reports, free annual credit reports, dealing with negative information and errors, uses of credit reports for marketing purposes, enforcing rights through lawsuits and government complaints, and describing investigative consumer reports for employment, insurance, and rental housing.
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January 2016

Predatory Lending Practices

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This webpage provides brief descriptions of some of the most common predatory mortgage lending abusive practices.
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December 2015

Tax Deal Makes Permanent Key Improvements to Working-Family Tax Credits

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This report discusses the bipartisan tax deal that permanently extends key improvements in the CTC and the EITC that were slated to expire after 2017.
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December 2015

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act

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This webpage provides background information on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age.
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November 2015

Top Ten Facts about Adoption Tax Benefits

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This webpage provides basic information about adoption tax benefits.
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November 2015

Premium Tax Credit Information & Resources

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These materials are designed to provide general information about available financial assistance to help cover the cost of health insurance, specifically the premium tax credits.
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November 2015

Financial Access and Services Are Essential for Immigrant Integration

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This article details key findings from a series published by the National Council of La Raza, entitled Profiles on Latinos and Banking. The series analyzes the data from the previously published report entitled Banking in Color: New Findings on Financial Access for Low- to Moderate-Income Communities.
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November 2015

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

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This document explains An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is issued by the IRS to individuals who are required to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain, a Social Security number (SSN) issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
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October 2015

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

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This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.