April E-Newsletter: Stay Up To Date with Midas
2016 Impact Report: Advancing Financial Security

We are proud to share Midas' progress in advancing financial security in our 2016 impact report.  This report highlights our varied and collaborative approach to ensuring a stronger financial future for all.

A few highlights:
  • The Midas Financial Coaching & Confidence Program
    • 90% of Midas clients "achieved significant progress in common areas of savings, budgeting, credit management"
  • Matched Savings Program
    • $42 million in value of assets invested by  739 graduates
  • MassSaves
    • 8000+ visitors (80% new) to MassSaves.org
    • Over 120 participants at the 8th annual MassSaves Summit
Our impact was made possible by the commitment and generosity of each and every one of our members, partners and supporters. We are grateful for your dedication to low and moderate income residents. During these challenging times, our work has never been more relevant and needed.  We look forward to working with you in 2017 and beyond!
 
Creating A Stronger Financial Future Through Advocacy

Midas Policy Round Table Next Steps

Following our December discussion on collaborating for economic security, Midas convened nonprofits, higher education institutions, and faith leaders in February 2017. We decided that n avigating this political climate jointly is necessary to leverage our resources to ensure financial security for those we serve.

Join us in:
  • Visiting Elected Officials
    • Participate in joint visits to advocate for policies that advance economic security
  • Sharing Our Stories
    • Our clients deserve to be heard and sharing their stories is key at State House hearings and joint visits 
  • Expanding Our Network
    • Connect with organizations and highlight resources that help clients facing obstacles in healthcare, immigration, etc. 
  • Protecting Funding for Valuable Programs
    • Call your elected officials at the state and federal Level 
      • Stay tuned for a budget call-in day focused on Assets for Independence (AFI) and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) programs
For more information on how to get involved, contact Ginger@MassAssets.org
The #MassSavesSummit

A Statewide Summit on Financial Capability: Network, Share and Learn
  • Friday, April 28th from 9am-4pm at Worcester State University
  • Teachers, financial educators, and supporters from all backgrounds come together to network, share and learn to improve financial education
  • Check out the agenda 
  • Register here for the Summit 
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