SaveNYCPPT
Consumer Financial Services, Asset-Building & Savings
Webinar | May 14, 2013

The Importance of Tax Time for Building Emergency Savings: Major Findings from $aveNYC

Kim Manturuk, Tamara Lindsay, David Friedman
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.

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Webinar Description

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.

Agenda

  • 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.

 

The UNC Center for Community Capital conducts research and policy analysis on ways to make financial services work better for more people and communities.

 

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