What We Do
How We Do It
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program
VITA utilizes a team of dedicated and professional volunteers to provide FREE tax preparation. Volunteer tax preparers work one-one-one with individuals and families to navigate tax returns, offer financial tips and seek out all available tax credits, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
Free At Home Tax Filing Support
File your taxes for free in the convenience of your own home using MyFreeTaxes.com. Sponsored by United Way and powered by H&R Block, MyFreetaxes.com allows individuals or couples filing jointly who make up $62,000 a year to file their taxes on-line for free. If you still have questions call 1-855-MY-TX-HELP (1-855-698-9435).
One-on-One Financial Coaching
Tools to help you reach your Financial Goals
We have put together some resources to help you with creating and understanding your money story. Below you will find different resources that we have found helpful in creating an action plan to help you build and work toward your goals and how you value money.
We believe that having a plan for your money is vital to reaching your financial goals. Below we have different tools that you can use to help you create your plan to tell your money what to do while staying organized to reach your goals.
Monthly Budget Worksheet, this is a monthly budget worksheet you can print out
Weekly Tracker Worksheet, this is a weekly money tracker you can print out
Budget Excel Worksheet Tool, this is an spreadsheet to help you put your monthly budget together
Sample Budget Excel Worksheet Tool, this is a completed version of the above spreadsheet showing how to fill it out
EveryDollar, free online zero-based monthly budgeting tool
Good Budget, free electronic envelope budgeting system
Mint, free online budgeting tool
You Need A Budget (YNAB), online budgeting tool
We believe that having a positive attitude toward money will help in reaching the goals you set for yourself. Below we have different resources that show different money stories that can resonate with helping you create and work toward the goals you value.
Dave Ramsey, Author. Watch other money stories of different individuals and families reach their financial goals by doing a debt free scream
Marie Forleo, Life Coach and Author. 6 Tips on Changing Money Mindset
We believe that credit can be a tool to help in your money story. Below we have different resources that can help you track and monitor your credit report that can help in making sure you are shown in the best financial light.
Credit Karma, free resource to check and monitor your credit score.
Free Credit Report, check all three of your credit report for free on an annual basis
myFICO, explains what a credit score is and how it is calculated
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Consumer Information, free opt-out of credit card offers and do not call registry