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IAble - 2020 Archive

Treasurer Fitzgerald Announces IAble Giveaway

Guest Editorial from State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald Like many individuals, I’ve had to make changes this year. From altering family traditions to adding a mask to my daily attire, I’ve been reminded of what is important in life. IAble, Iowa’s Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) plan, helps individuals...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Announces IAble Giveaway

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa’s ABLE plan, IAble, is doing their first-ever Scavenger Hunt giveaway with five chances to win a $150 gift card. Beginning on December 1 and continuing every Tuesday through December 29, State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald will post an IAble related question to his official Facebook and...
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Financial Stress and Caregiving: How IAble Can Help

DES MOINES, IA – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is participating in National Family Caregivers Month, celebrated annually in November, by encouraging a caregiver of an individual with a qualifying disability to consider IAble as a savings tool for their loved one. According to an AARP study, an unpaid family caregiver...
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IAble Joins Forces with Iowa DD Council to celebrate ABLE to Save Month

After the federal Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was passed, it was important to me to be part of the force empowering individuals with disabilities to have opportunities for financial independence. In 2017, I created Iowa’s ABLE plan, IAble, as a way to accomplish this mission. In an...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Announces ABLE to Save Month Celebration

DES MOINES, IA – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is teaming up with ABLE plans across the nation to celebrate ABLE to Save Month this August. ABLE to Save is a national campaign that aims to educate individuals with disabilities, and their families, about Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts...
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IAble Celebrates 30 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act

DES MOINES, IA – This July marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, administrator of Iowa’s ABLE plan, IAble, is recognizing this as an opportunity to celebrate. “2020 has been a significant year for individuals in the disability community and their...
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IAble Reaches New Heights with $5 Million in Assets

DES MOINES, IA – State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald announces Iowa’s Achieving a Better Life Experience program, IAble, has reached $5 million in assets since its inception three years ago. “IAble is designed to provide individuals with disabilities and their families the opportunity to plan for their financial well-being,” Fitzgerald said....
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Food as a Qualified Expense for IAble Account Owners

DES MOINES, IA –The Social Security Administration (SSA) has clarified food is a qualified disability related expense for Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) account owners. State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, who administers Iowa’s ABLE program (IAble), is eager to get the word out. “With the recent clarification from the SSA,...
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Treasurer Fitzgerald Recognizes Autism Awareness Month

DES MOINES, IA – April is nationally recognized as Autism Awareness Month, and State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald is taking this opportunity to shine light on Iowa’s Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) plan, IAble. As a tax-advantaged savings plan for individuals with disabilities, IAble allows eligible individuals to save for...
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