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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Illinois faces a retirement crisis. Over 2.5 million private sector workers in Illinois have no access to a retirement plan through their employer.

The question is not how to deal with the retirement crisis, but how and when…

The Secure Choice Savings Program (SB2758) is the how, and immediately is the when.

Senate Bill 2758 is a commonsense bill designed to give millions of private sector workers the choice to save for retirement through automatic payroll deductions into a Roth IRA, and the provides the opportunity for financial independence.

Without Secure Choice, Illinoisans will continue to rely on social security alone and continue to retire into poverty, placing an increasing burden on the State and taxpayers. Amongst African Americans, Latinos and low-wage workers, the need for Secure Choice is even greater.

Secure Choice is a bipartisan effort that strengthens the Illinois economy for everyone.

“I support Senate Bill 2758 because it is an innovative private sector focused option that will encourage long-term savings by individuals. People will have additional retirement security and the overall economy will benefit from the pool of capital created by additional savings,”
- Representative David McSweeney (R), chief co-sponsor of the bill.

“It is a startling fact that the typical household of color has nothing saved in a retirement account, but Secure Choice opens up access to a secure and affordable employment-based retirement savings opportunity from which minority communities have been historically excluded,”
- Martin Cabrera, Jr., CEO of Cabrera Capital Markets, one of the largest Hispanic-owned financial services firms in the United States.

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Ride-sharing: Close the Insurance Gap

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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Based on testimony from the Illinois Department of Insurance and other experts, the (Illinois Senate Transportation) Committee found that “customers, drivers and pedestrians are potentially put in harm’s way due to the lack of insurance coverage.”

Statement from Illinois Department of Transportation

When the Illinois Department of Transportation and all the statewide experts are warning us that our citizens are being put in harm’s way, we should listen.

The truth is that ride-sharing companies’ current insurance plans are just not enough.

Ridesharing companies claim to have a fabulous one million dollar policy but there are no facts to support this claim. The policy does not provide the public with any primary coverage, only excess, which in most cases will not cover accidents. And personal insurance policies of the drivers don’t apply while drivers are providing rides for money.

This insurance gap has real life and death consequences. Recently, an Uber driver hit and killed a 6-year-old girl in San Francisco, only to have Uber deny responsibility and keep the little girl’s family from any insurance compensation because there was “ no passenger in the car.”

Tell the Governor to sign HB 4075 and close the insurance gap, so a tragic case like San Francisco never happens here in Illinois.

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Credit Unions – Serving Consumers, Honoring Veterans

Friday, May 23, 2014

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America’s credit unions are dedicated to fulfilling the daily financial needs of their membership and serving the needs of their communities. The movement’s “People Helping People” philosophy also motivates credit unions to participate in meaningful local activities, such as honoring our veterans. Each year at Christmas time, NuMark Credit Union in Joliet sponsors wreaths that are placed at gravesites as a thank you to veterans from each branch of the military who have made the ultimate sacrifice. This past year, through member donations collected at their branches and with funds directly provided by NuMark Credit Union, more than 140 gravesites were decorated with wreaths sponsored by the credit union at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. In addition, Alliant Credit Union, also in northern Illinois, recently received an award from the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation for its strong commitment to providing literacy resources for women veterans. For Alliant Credit Union, financial literacy support and career guidance is tremendously important in helping women veterans transition to civilian life. As not-for-profit financial cooperatives with a mantra of “People Before Profits”, credit unions are a highly valued resource by nearly 3 million Illinois consumers — and remembered for their efforts in serving their communities this Memorial holiday and every day.

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