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Creating Assets, Savings & Hope

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Make a plan to save some of your tax refund

Posted March 9, 2019

Blog by Dave Sieminski and Jill Wheeler of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau – FEB 07, 2019 Making a plan to save at tax time As you gather your tax records and prepare to file, why not use this annual responsibility to take another step towards building financial security for yourself or your family? For… Read more

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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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EITC – You Earned It. Get It Back

Posted January 21, 2019

What is the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)? The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a tax credit that may give you money back at tax time or lower the federal taxes you owe. You can claim the credit whether you’re single or married, or have children or not. The main requirement is that you… Read more

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Three ways to enjoy the holidays without going into debt

Posted December 6, 2018

Blog By Courtney-Rose Dantus, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection – NOV 19, 2018 The holidays are a time of giving, from traveling to see family and friends to shopping for gifts. For many people, all of this spending can add up quickly. During the 2017 holiday season, American credit card debt rose at the second-fastest… Read more

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Celebrating Economic Opportunity and Asset Building in Native Communities

Posted November 26, 2018

Arohi Pathak Associate Director, Field Engagement Prosperity Now, Thursday, November 15, 2018 Prosperity Now Blog In this Native American Heritage month, we’re inspired by the exciting work taking place in Native communities that have historically struggled with poverty, high unemployment and limited economic opportunity. Today, increased investment in and by Native Community Development Financial Institutions… Read more