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Sign Up for My Money Works Near Home or Online

Posted February 25, 2019

My Money Works is a free class designed to help you gain the skills and confidence you need to: stretch your money pay your bills reduce debt find money for savings plan for retirement set personal financial goals My Money Works will be held online Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:00, starting March 6, 2019. Learn more and register for… Read more

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Does Your Paycheck Need A Checkup?

Posted July 12, 2018

An informative article on the United Way blog has some great information about why it’s important to take a quick look at your paycheck right now.  (See the original blog post, here:  Does Your Paycheck Need a Checkup?) Most notable from the post, is this: The IRS has created a Withholding Calculator to help people estimate the… Read more

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Two CA$H Volunteers Have Graduated!

Posted June 18, 2018

We are proud of our young volunteers! If you had your taxes prepared at the Capital Area CA$H or Central Maine CA$H this year, chances are you met Alex Brann and Ryan Ouellette. Both volunteered many hours with CA$H Maine during their senior year of high school.  Alex and Ryan greeted taxpayers and assisted them… Read more

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A Student’s Success Story

Posted April 11, 2018

Benefiting from filing taxes University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) student Santa Havener did not know she could benefit from filing taxes. Santa knew she did not owe taxes, since her earnings came from a Work Study job on campus. However, a case manager at Augusta Housing urged her to file taxes and find out… Read more

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Take Charge of Your Finances in 2018

Posted January 23, 2018

Take a Class with New Ventures Maine! Introduction to Self-Employment Webinar 2/1 12:00-1:00 p.m. Online Introduction to Self-Employment 4/10 6:00-8:00 p.m. Messalonskee High School Budgeting Basics 5/17 6:00-8:00 p.m. Waterville Senior High School Clean Up Your Credit 5/24 6:00-8:00 p.m. Waterville Senior High School Questions? Contact Jean Dempster at [email protected] or 207-621-3434 Read more

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Meet Your Money Goals in 2018 with New Ventures Maine

Posted January 11, 2018

Sign up today for a free class near you! Introduction to Self-Employment 1/17, 2/21/ 3/21 9:00-11:00 a.m. CareerCenter, Augusta Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed Webinar 1/18 12:00-1:00 p.m. Online My Money Works Webinar 1/18-2/8 6:30-7:30 p.m. Online Work for Yourself at 50+ Webinar 1/22 10:00-11:30 a.m. Online Budgeting Basics 2/27 4:30-6:00 p.m. Gardiner Area High School My Money… Read more

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Financial Fitness in the New Year

Posted January 18, 2017

Improve your financial fitness in 2017 by taking a free class with New Ventures Maine: Career Planning: Wed., Feb. 1 – March 1, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Lithgow Library Introduction to Self-Employment: Wed., Feb. 15, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m., Augusta Career Center Building Confidence: Tues., Feb. 7 & Feb. 28, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m., Gardiner… Read more

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Thomas College Students Volunteer for Central Maine CA$H Coalition

Posted January 13, 2017

Thomas College students are volunteering at the Central Maine CA$H VITA tax clinics again this tax season. This is a win-win for Central Maine community members and for Thomas College students.  Area residents will get their taxes prepared for free by reliable volunteers. Thomas students will gain valuable training and experience as certified volunteer tax preparers. The… Read more

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Time for a Change?

Posted January 13, 2017

Plan for your future with free classes at New Ventures Maine!   Work for Yourself at 50+: Thursday, February 16, 2017, 6:00-8:00 at Messalonskee High School Building Confidence: Thursdays, March 9 & March 16, 2017, 6:00-8:00 at Skowhegan Area High School Budgeting Basics: Monday, March 20, 2017, 5:30-7:30 at Warsaw Middle School in Pittsfield Introduction… Read more

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Free Tax Prep. in Augusta

Posted January 3, 2017

Capital Area CA$H VITA tax clinics will take place on Tuesday evenings in February and March 2017. You may qualify to have your taxes prepared for free if your household income was less than $54,000 in 2016. Learn if you qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit and/or Child Tax Credit. Use direct deposit for a faster refund…. Read more