S3, E02: Using an ABLE Account to Become Self-Employed

In this podcast episode, asset-building topic expert and ABLE account owner, Chris Peterson, discusses  his personal financial story. Learn how Chris uses his ABLE account to continue to build and shift into working full-time for his new nonprofit organization, Penny Forward, a community of blind people building bright futures one penny at a time.

This episode includes:

  • How building assets can support career advancement for people with disabilities and, specifically, people who are blind.
  • Examples of ABLE accounts being used by Penny Forward community members who are ABLE-eligible due to blindness or vision loss.
  • ABLE account strategies that Chris Peterson, founder of Penny Forward, uses to support his financial independence and, specifically, how he is using his ABLE account to transition into self-employment.


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