CA$H Maine

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope

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

calculator and budget sheets

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

Group of people from DRME Deaf Services, USM and CA$H GP.

CA$H Greater Portland Hosts Successful ASL Tax Day

Posted March 24, 2017

Volunteers from DRME Deaf Services, USM, and CA$H GP CA$H Greater Portland hosted their 9th annual American Sign Language (ASL) Tax Day on Saturday, February 25th.  On ASL Tax Day CA$H Greater Portland, Disability Rights Maine (DRME) – Deaf Services, and University of Southern Maine (USM) volunteers assisted 37 filers, 36 of whom were able… Read more

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Tax prep volunteer puts minds at ease

Posted February 28, 2017

Longtime L-A CA$H volunteer Monica Lee sits at the Lewiston Memorial Armory recently during a daily tax preparation session.   Lee, who has been assisting residents with taxes for 10 years, says the program helps people “ease their mind.”  Written by Andrew Rice and published in the Sun Journal on February 20, 2017.  Not many… Read more

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“It doesn’t get any better than that!”

Posted February 22, 2017

“I’m a college graduate, and I have a hard enough time figuring out the healthcare marketplace – the pluses and minuses, the credits and debits. I would much rather have volunteers at the Western Maine CA$H Coalition help me with my taxes. They’re competent, educated, and trained in it, and there is no charge. I… Read more