CalABLE Quarterly

Past Issues
April 2020
Dante Allen
Dante Allen
Executive Director

From the Director

"Keep an ear to the ground" means to be aware of what's going on around you. This phrase comes from the practice, in the early American West, of literally putting one's ear to the ground to listen for the rumble of horse hooves. This quarter, we put our ear to the ground to learn how the CalABLE community uses resources to achieve a better life experience.

In this Issue

Making it Happen

Profound transformations are possible when we come together to support a cause. As Executive Director of CalABLE and a fellow Californian, I am proud to work with the nation's movers and shakers and local leaders on your behalf.

Protect Your Assets

News coverage of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and corresponding market turbulence offers powerful stimuli to question earlier investment choices, even those associated with your CalABLE account. While it may feel liberating to make dramatic changes to your investment elections in times of uncertainty, the financial experts that guide the plan's investment management remind us that it is often not wise to overreact.

Roll Up Your Sleeves

Did you know that CalABLE will soon launch an Ambassador program that serves to enrich the lives of the disability community through outreach and experience? CalABLE Ambassadors live with a disability, care for a family member with a disability, or are passionate about spreading the word about CalABLE across California. Does this describe you?

"Show Me the Money"

The CalABLE Visa® Prepaid Card is here!

ABLE Plans Come Together

The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) Annual Legislative Conference took place February 9-11 in Washington, D.C. Why should you care?


Strengthen the disability community and help individuals achieve a better life experience by spreading the word about CalABLE. Watch this video and share it with someone who isn't familiar with CalABLE.

The AchievABLE Corner

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn." Benjamin Franklin

CalABLE teamed up with National Disability Institute (NDI) to provide online resources in the AchievABLE Corner. One aspect of that initiative is intended to involve you in learning about strategies that build financial wellness for persons with disabilities by providing online education.