CA$H Maine

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope

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Free Tax Preparation

Looking for a way to make the most of your money? Stop paying to get your taxes prepared, and find out about tax credits that you didn’t know you qualified for.

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Find Your Location

With ten coalitions statewide, comprised of 50 non- and for-profit partners, it’s easy to find a CA$H location near you.

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Who We Are

CA$H Maine is a statewide collaboration of ten coalitions, comprised of 50 non- and for-profit partners, working together to help empower Maine individuals and families to achieve long-term financial stability.

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Join us this upcoming tax season and assist qualified tax filers in your community!
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Cutting Expenses

Posted May 5, 2020

A tool from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) about how to cut costs and reduce expenses to help you cover daily necessities or save for your goals. Finding ways to reduce your expenses can help you better afford the necessities you can’t live without. It can also give you more money every month to… Read more

Five Benefits of VITA and VITA Volunteers

Posted April 24, 2020

Adapted from an article By Jordan Blakemore, 2020 Get It Back Campaign Intern Each year, thousands of IRS certified volunteers offer their time and expertise at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites across the country to help millions of Americans file taxes free of charge. VITA is an IRS-sponsored program staffed by volunteers who are… Read more

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4 Steps to Spending Your Stimulus Check Wisely When You Don’t Have An Emergency Fund

Posted April 22, 2020

Written by Carolyn Pemberton for America Saves, Category: Blog, Published: 09 April 2020 Most Americans don’t have an emergency fund. While we’re all experiencing this pandemic very differently — some having only minor inconveniences and others finding themselves without a job or having to close their business — those without a savings cushion are vulnerable… Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. How Big Should My Emergency Fund Be?

Posted January 15, 2016

A. There is a wide range of opinions about how big an emergency fund should be. Your fund is going to depend on what amount you feel most comfortable with. The standard suggestions are 3 to 6 months, 6 to 9 months or 9 to 12 months of living expenses. If you are self-employed or… Read more

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