Asset Development Exchange (ADX)
The Asset Development Exchange (ADX) is designed to improve employment outcomes and retention through financial stability. Asset building strategies and information can sometimes make the difference between an unsuccessful closure and a successful employment outcome. SE TACE wants to ensure counselors have the information and resources they need to assist their clients in obtaining financial stability.
Asset Development in the Southeast
- TACE Panel on Asset Development Addresses National VR Leaders: CSAVR conference, Spring 2013
Read more about the panel
- Dealing with Debt:
Resources to help you assist clients who are dealing with debt or defaulted on student loans
- Asset Development is a "Critical Part" of VR's Role in Kentucky:
Learn More about how KY's VR Agency leads the nation in taking financial stability measures for clients in poverty
Tools for Counselors
Practical and user-friendly resources for Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (VRCs) to integrate asset building into counseling and guidance.
Why Financial Stability Matters in Vocational Rehabilitation
This article provides an overview of the importance of financial stability in vocational rehabilitation and presents options for VRCs to consider in factoring asset development into counseling and guidance. Companion tools and other resources are provided below.
Use these SSI calculators to show clients who are on SSI what happens to their benefits when they return to work. Select the calculator for the work incentive(s) in question, such as Impairment Related Work Expense, PASS or Student Earned Income; enter the requested figures in the spreadsheet and let the calculator do the rest! Note that these are meant to illustrate the impact of earned income; they are not a replacement for benefits planning.
Financial Security in Your State
The Assets & Opportunity Scorecard looks at wealth, poverty and the financial security of families in the United States. See how well residents are faring and what your state can do to help them build and protect assets. The Scorecard provides state-by-state performance and policy measures in five Issue Areas: Financial Assets & Income, Businesses & Jobs, Housing & Homeownership, Health Care and Education.
Asset Building Webinar Series
This series features national speakers on the topic of asset development and vocational rehabilitation. Each webinar highlights strategies to integrate financial stability into the rehabilitation conversation.
View webinar archives
Other Counselor Resources
More current resources available under our Links menu.
Community of Practice
TACE launched an Asset Building Community of Practice (CoP) in February, bringing together VR practitioners who use asset development strategies to assist clients in achieving financial stability. The CoP meets monthly to share experiences, information and tools and to work together in developing practical ways to integrate asset building into VR counseling and guidance. The group is currently considering how to lay the foundation for asset development at the beginning of the VR process. Check back frequently for updates.