CA$H Maine

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope

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Helping Others by Preparing Taxes

Posted January 19, 2018

Western Maine CA$H is excited to honor one of our IRS-certified tax preparers! Kelli Lasko first heard about the Western Maine CA$H through a presentation done by the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area at her job at Franklin Savings Bank. She was looking for a volunteer opportunity and has always liked doing taxes (“crazy… Read more

The ACA Health Insurance Marketplace is Open

ACA Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Deadline Quickly Approaching: Dec. 15, 2017

Posted November 29, 2017

  Enroll or Re-Enroll: November 1 – December 15, 2017 If you purchase health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace (healthcare.gov), don’t miss your chance to sign up. This year’s enrollment period is shorter than previous years. The deadline to enroll in a new plan or renew your current coverage is December 15, 2017.  After December… Read more

Siiri Stinson: Mother, Singer, Entrepreneur, and Volunteer!

Posted October 31, 2017

Getting started as a volunteer When Siiri was a student at the University of Maine at Farmington she learned about a local opportunity to be trained and certified to help community members with their taxes.  At the time she couldn’t participate due to scheduling conflicts.  When she graduated, however, she wanted to put her skills… Read more

Volunteer Profile: Alex Banbury, Midcoast CA$H

Posted October 17, 2017

  Honing Financial Skills for the Future  Alexander Banbury is a sophomore at Bowdoin College. Alex is from Mercer Island, Washington, where he was involved in his city’s volunteer emergency service organization as an Amateur Radio Operator.  He played oboe in numerous bands and orchestras around his home town. Alex says, “I learned about CA$H… Read more

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Managing your spending to achieve your goals

Posted April 12, 2017

Getting feedback on spending can help you keep your spending in check. Written by Irene Skricki who works for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) which is a 21st century agency that helps consumer finance markets work by making rules more effective, by consistently and fairly enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take more control… Read more