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Financial Education

Family Asset Building

If you are a low- to moderate-income family, our Family Asset Building program may be right for you.

Financial assets, such as a home, a business or a savings account, can help you weather unexpected set-backs such as a job loss, car breakdown, or if an illness strikes. 

Our Family Asset Building program offers a matched savings program - for every $1 you save we deposit $2. You can use the savings from your Individual Development Account (IDA) to buy a first home, take college courses or receive post-secondary training, or to start or expand a small business.

Who is eligible?

To qualify, you must:

  • Reside in Johnson or Wyandotte county in Kansas; or in Clay, Platte or Jackson county in Missouri
  • Earn an income that's at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines
  • Have a net worth of less than $10,000 (excluding home and one vehicle)

 

To get started saving, please call 913-342-1110 ext. 1958.

 

2013 Federal Poverty Guidelines

48 Contiguous States and DC

To quality for Family Asset Building, you must earn an income that's at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines.

Household Size

100%

133%

150%

200%

300%

400%

 1

$11,490

$15,282

$17,235

$22,980

$34,470

$45,960

 2

15,510

 20,628

23,265

  31,020

46,530

62,040

 3

19,530

 25,975

29,295

  39,060

58,590

78,120

 4

23,550

 31,322

35,325

  47,100

70,650

94,200

 5

27,570

 36,668

41,355

  55,140

82,710

110,280

 6

31,590

 42,015

47,385

  63,180

94,770

126,360

 7

35,610

 47,361

53,415

  71,220

106,830

142,440

 8

39,630

 52,708

59,445

  79,260

118,890

158,520

 For each additional person, add

$8,040

 $5,347

$6,030

  $8,040

$12,060

$16,080

 

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