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News & Notes
Greetings MCB! This is Jannel Morris your Membership Committee Chair. We want to make MCB bigger and better. With that comes the need to help those who are in the organization or who come in new to the organization feel like they are contributing in some way.
On April 24, 2017 Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt issued a notice stating that ABLE accounts had come to Missouri. ABLE stands for "A Better Life Experience" and was enacted by Congress in December, 2014. ABLE accounts are vitally important to the disabled community because they allow for the sheltering of significant sums of money. In other words, you can place money into an ABLE account without it having any effect on your SSDI or SSI, or virtually any other entitlement program such as blind pension, Medicaid or food stamps.
Two hundred thirty-one years later, the Constitution is still an active document for our country. So, how can you celebrate and honor this historic day?