How to Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

How to Get the Most Out of Your Tax Refund

If you’re filing your taxes this year, consider how you can maximize your tax refund. You can both boost your refund and save the...

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Happy Native American Heritage Day

Happy Native American Heritage Day

It is National Native American Heritage Month and November 25 is Native American Heritage Day. First Nations Oweesta Corporation is one organization that successfully...

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Understanding Unbanked Families

Understanding Unbanked Families

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) recently published its 2015 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households. In 2015, 7 percent of American households...

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Using Data Collection to Tailor Outreach

Using Data Collection to Tailor Outreach

After years of inconsistent client data, CA$H Maine, a statewide collaboration of ten coalitions devoted to helping individuals achieve financial stability, decided it needed...

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This Week’s Must-Read: EITC Expansion for Childless Workers

This Week’s Must-Read: EITC Expansion for Childless Workers

ITIN holders may have to renew their numbers for the upcoming tax season, the Center for American Progress reports on societal benefits of an...

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This Week’s Must-Read: Renewing the Debt Collection Market

This Week’s Must-Read: Renewing the Debt Collection Market

An overhaul of the debt collection market is in sight and the visions of the IRS may lead to increased burdens on VITA sites.

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This Week’s Must-Read: Oregon’s New Statewide Retirement Savings Plan

This Week’s Must-Read: Oregon’s New Statewide Retirement Savings Plan

Oregon prepares a statewide retirement savings plan, the governor of Massachusetts reverses his support for an Airbnb tax that would expand the state’s EITC,...

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This Week’s Must-Read: Taxing Airbnb to Increase the EITC

This Week’s Must-Read: Taxing Airbnb to Increase the EITC

Massachusetts Senate proposes bill to increase the EITC by taxing short-term rentals, the Tax Credits for Working Families explores how the EITC could make...

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This Week’s Must-Read: Expanding Tax Credits and Boosting Financial Security

This Week’s Must-Read: Expanding Tax Credits and Boosting Financial Security

Sources call for an expansion of state and federal tax credits, payday lenders plan to withstand new regulations while religious groups unite against these...

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