CA$H Maine

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope

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Credit mistakes that could be costing you money

Posted April 3, 2019

By Liane Fiano, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, March 18, 2019. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly. Managing your credit can sometimes seem like a lot of work, but it’s essential. Your credit history plays a big role in your financial… 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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Western Maine CA$H Awards Second Scholarship

Posted June 9, 2017

In the past two years, Western Maine CA$H awarded two scholarships to students at the University of Maine at Farmington (UMF).   To qualify students must take a relevant course of study, prepare taxes for at least 75% of the tax sessions, and receive a recommendation from the tax site instructor. The $600 awards were made possible… Read more