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CalABLE Program Gives People With Disabilities Opportunity To Save Without Risking Key Services

CalABLE Program Gives People With Disabilities Opportunity To Save Without Risking Key Services

by Betty T. Yee For decades, people with disabilities and their families faced a conundrum: If they saved enough for the necessary care and supports, they risked becoming ineligible for some of the means-tested programs they need to maintain their independence.   In 2014, the federal Stephen Beck Jr. Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) […]

CalABLE: Improving Life for Californians with Disabilities

CalABLE: Improving Life for Californians with Disabilities

The federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act provides an important tool for people with disabilities to achieve a greater degree of financial independence. Recognizing the special financial challenges families face over a lifetime raising children with disabilities,  the federal ABLE Act of 2014 added to the Internal Revenue Code rules under which states […]

Treasurer Chiang, Treasurer-Elect Ma, and Assemblymember Irwin Launch Major Program

Treasurer Chiang, Treasurer-Elect Ma, and Assemblymember Irwin Launch Major Program

CalABLE Frees Individuals to Deposit More and Save Money So They Can Afford the Costs of Living with a Disability Los Angeles, CA – At an event in Los Angeles, California State Treasurer John Chiang, Treasurer-elect and Board of Equalization Member Fiona Ma, State Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (CA-44), and representatives of different stakeholder and disability […]