CA$H Maine

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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

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Reducing Stress At Tax Time

Posted May 21, 2018

WHO SAID TAX TIME HAS TO BE STRESSFUL?  NOT THIS TAX FILER! Wabanaki CA$H had a very busy tax season this year!  Wabanaki CA$H offered tax clinics in each of the four Wabanaki tribes in Maine – the Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot –  and also served individuals at the Four Directions Development Corporation Offices in… Read more

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Finding Health Insurance—What to Look For!

Posted October 20, 2016

Whether you’ve just turned 26 and are moving off a parent’s healthcare plan or you’ve recently left a job and need to find your own insurance, navigating health insurance can seem tricky and overwhelming. However there are a number of resources out there that can help you know how to compare plans, what questions to… Read more

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AmeriCorps Volunteers at Four Directions Dive into Taxes

Posted March 11, 2016

Previously a team of one, the number of tax preparers at Four Directions has now grown to four with the much-appreciated help of AmeriCorps volunteers, Olivia Gambocarto and Emily Baer. Wabanaki CA$H, managed by Four Directions Development Corporation, has already increased participation levels by over 25% this year. “It has been exciting to be a part… Read more

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Upcoming Homebuyer Education Course

Posted March 11, 2016

FOUR DIRECTIONS OFFICE  |  20 Godfrey Drive, Orono ME  |  SATURDAY, MARCH 19th and MARCH 26th |  8am-3pm Want to keep that financial momentum going post-tax season? Think about attending a homebuyer education course through HoMEworks or a local nonprofit!   In cooperation with MaineStream Finance and Penquis CAP, Four Directions is offering a comprehensive… Read more