#105 - ABLE Accounts

#105 - ABLE Accounts

ABLE accounts are fairly new on the scene and are unique in their tax benefits, ease of set up, and the financial freedom they offer individuals with disabilities. Our guest addresses ABLE account myths, informs us what homework needs to be done prior to opening an ABLE account, how ABLE accounts can and can not be used, and how they offer freedom unlike any other financial planning tool. About the Guest: Miranda Kennedy is the Director of the ABLE National Resource Center. Miranda’s expertise is in the areas of outreach and education, researching and analyzing policy issues, developing and executing training and implementing promising practices in the areas of youth in transition, workforce development, cross-system service coordination and asset development. From 2006 to 2018 Miranda served as the Director of Training and Senior Technical Advisor for the Disability Employment Initiative and Disability Program Navigator Initiative, contracted by the U.S. Department of Labor, increasing the capacity of the public workforce system to better serve and achieve integrated, competitive employment outcomes for job seekers with disabilities. Miranda holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Denver Institute for Public Policy Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She lives outside of Boulder, Colorado with her two children. Links to content mentioned can be found at https://www.lomah.org/podcastseason4/105 Find Kim on Instagram @journey2lomah ***This episode is the 5th in a series of 12 focusing on Special Needs Financial Planning***

Duration: 49 min

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