At a time when the majority of Americans use online banking, and some even deposit checks using their cellphone cameras, roughly eight percent of America's 115 million households don’t have a checking or savings account, according to census data compiled by the FDIC.
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The Impact of the Sequester on WIC Will WIC Be Able to Serve All Eligible Low-Income Women and Young Children Who Apply?
WIC — the highly effective nutrition program that serves roughly 9 million low-income women and children — has been battered by funding uncertainty for the last six months as Congress grappled with how to accomplish deficit reduction over the coming decade.
Computer literacy course with other over-55 New Haveners Whalley Avenue offices of the Community Action Agency of New Haven (CAA).
President Obama released his Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget request today, nearly two months later than normal
Head Start is an ideal vehicle for teaching parents and their children how to save money, accumulate assets, and set themselves on a more prosperous economic path.
At a time when Republicans on Capitol Hill are expressing outrage over canceled White House tours, something more deserving of outrage is taking place: tens of millions of the nation's most vulnerable are taking hits on all sides.
The state legislature's budget-writing panel maintained a massive cut to hospitals but reversed a controversial reduction to health care for poor working parents in a $43.9 billion, two-year budget that effectively matched the spending level sought by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Possible cuts to the federally funded Meals on Wheels program administered by TEAM Inc. brought U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro, D-3, to the Valley Monday.
Poverty has grown 45 percent over the last two decades with increases in 131 of the 169 Connecticut cities and towns, according to a new report released Friday.