CAAB

Investing in People, Strengthening Communities

Manage
Your
Money

Financial Education Program: Seminars, Workshops and One-on-One Counseling for setting financial goals, managing debt, and saving to achieve financial goals.

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Savings

Matched Savings Program: Save money to go to college, buy a home, or start or expand a business.

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Free Tax
Preparation

It's Your Money: Claim it & Keep it! Learn about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other tax benefits.

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About Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB)

Learn about the people and programs that make CAAB one of DC's best small nonprofits.

Through its Financial Education, Matched Savings and Consumer Education programs, and research and advocacy, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is working to ensure that all residents in the Greater DC area have opportunities to save and invest in their dreams.

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Success Stories

  • IDA Saver_Homeownership_Miati (DC)

    Success Story

    Miati's Success Story

    Miati recommends paying yourself first and making savings deposits quickly.

  • IDA Saver_Small Business (DC)

    Success Story

    Dion's Success Story

    "I was extremely fortunate to learn about CAAB and the IDAs because it gave me a chance to save, get a match and achieve my goal."

  • Basic Qualifications to Claim the EITC

    Basic Qualifications to Claim the EITC

    January 12, 2018

    Per the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the following qualifications must be met in order to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (ETIC). Make sure you understand them and claim the EITC!

  • Benefíciate del Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo

    Benefíciate del Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo

    January 11, 2018

    El Crédito por Ingreso del Trabajo (EITC por sus siglas en inglés) es un beneficio para la gente que trabaja, y tienen ingresos bajos o moderados.

  • Income Limits and Range of EITC for Tax Year 2017

    Income Limits and Range of EITC for Tax Year 2017

    January 10, 2018

    Income and family size determine the amount of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The income amounts and the amount of EITC are adjusted for inflation each year.  The following table summarizes the income limits and range of EITC for Tax Year 2017.

  • What You Need to Know about Advance Loans

    What You Need to Know about Advance Loans

    January 09, 2018

    The holiday season is filled with ads promoting specials for toys, electronics, and even loans. Have you seen offers to get part of your tax refund immediately? Here are four things to consider first if you are tempted by these advance loans.