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Child Tax Credit Awareness Day is June 21

50-State Data Report Confirms Urgent Need to Make Game-Changing Expanded Child Tax Credit Permanent

As the federal government launched a new website for parents and caregivers eligible for an expanded child tax credit, the Casey Foundation released a 50-state data report that argues for making the expansion permanent.

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In addressing the racial and ethnic wealth gap, the issue of student loan debt — and its disproportionate impact on youth of color — must be a top priority. Explore several resources that highlight the racial disparities related to student debt and that recommend potential solutions.

Building Savings and Strong Credit

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youth and credit

A step-by-step process for adults working with young people in foster care to implement the credit check requirement authorized through federal legislation in 2011.

Building Credit for Life

A good credit rating will save the average borrower $250,000 in interest over a lifetime. Find tips for building a good score and for avoiding money traps.

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Save your Refund

The federal tax refund is the largest sum of cash many households receive all year. Working parents have a unique opportunity to set aside savings with their refunds.