Category: True Stories

What Do Three Chicago-Area Families have in Common?

They are Making a Difference for Their Kids’ Futures

This month, Chicago Parent Magazine Special Parent issue features the Marchialettes, the Christensens and the Butlers,  three families that have different lives and different needs.  But they have two things in common:  they each have a child with a disability, and they are saving with Illinois ABLE accounts to ensure bright, fulfilling futures for their kids.

Read their Special Parent story here.

I Really Appreciate the Illinois ABLE Account for My Son

Joseph’s family was one of the first to open an Illinois ABLE account two years ago. His mom shared her experience with accessABLE to help teach other families who have children with disabilities about Illinois ABLE accounts.   Here is her story of how Illinois ABLE is helping her prepare her son for a bright financial future.