ABLE Act

PA ABLE is Here!!!

Important Information for People with Disabilities and Their Families   Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella is pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania ABLE Savings Program (PA ABLE) is open for enrollment.    PA ABLE is an extraordinary, new, low-cost saving vehicle that allows people with disabilities and their families to have greater control of their finances and to plan for a more financially secure future.   Saving with a PA ABLE account helps people to save for a wide range of disability-related expenses without jeopardizing government benefits.  Plus, savings benefit from several great tax advantages, including tax-free growth when used for a wide range of qualified disability expenses.   If you want to learn more about the features and benefits of the PA ABLE Savings [...]

By |2017-04-03T15:08:14+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Arc news, Blog, Blogroll, In the news|0 Comments

Introduction to the National ABLE Alliance — March 2, 2017 – 2:00pm to 3:30pm.

  (The following is an excerpt) -- With the recent launch of even more ABLE plans to choose from, the ABLE National Resource Center (ANRC) would like to invite potential ABLE participants, their families, and all other ABLE stakeholders, to attend a free webinar focused on introducing you to the National ABLE Alliance.  The webinar, taking place March 2nd from 2:00 – 3:30 PM EST, will focus on various program characteristics including:  Learning the enrollment process of each program; Learning the fees associated with each program; Learning the investment opportunities offered with each program; Identifying how those differences may affect which program best meets your specific needs.  In order to prepare for the webinar we encourage you to watch these short informative videos on ABLE [...]

By |2017-02-27T08:53:52+00:00February 27th, 2017|Blog, Blogroll|0 Comments

ABLE Act Passes House and Senate

We are thrilled to report that a few moments ago the United States Senate passed the ABLE Act which will now head to the President’s desk to become law! After 8 years of hard work, families are one step closer to being able to save more effectively for their children’s futures. Adult children with disabilities will be able to save for their own futures while maintaining services like Social Security and Medicaid. United States Congress Press release Casey-Burr ABLE Act Passes Senate, Heads to the President’s Desk to Become Law Casey and Burr-Led Effort Passes Easily with 78 Senate Cosponsors - Bill Previously Passed the House with 404-17 Margin ABLE Has Been Called “…the broadest legislation to help the disabled in nearly a quarter-century.” Washington, DC- [...]

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