Webinar | May 14, 2013
The Importance of Tax Time for Building Emergency Savings: Major Findings from $aveNYC
Research funded by Ford Foundation
Center researchers and staff from $aveNYC staff discuss findings of a three-year study of the NYC asset-building program that uses tax refunds and a savings match to encourage low-income taxpayers to start saving and keep it up.
Center researchers and $ave staff offer a briefing on key findings and program elements of a three-year study of the asset-building program developed by NYC’s Department of Consumer Affairs’ Office of Financial Empowerment.
The program uses tax refunds and a savings match to encourage low-income taxpayers to start saving and keep it up.
- Welcome & Introductions – Kim Manturuk, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate in Financial Services, UNC Center for Community Capital
- $aveNYC Program Overview – Tamara Lindsay, Director of Programs, New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, Office of Financial Empowerment
- Research Findings – Kim Manturuk
- Policy Implications – David Friedman, Deputy Director of Legislative Policy, New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, Office of Financial Empowerment
The webinar is archived on AnyMeeting and requires e-mail login.