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."

  • CAAB Was Present at DC General's Resource Fair

    CAAB Was Present at DC General's Resource Fair

    February 23, 2017

    At the invitation from the DC Department of Human Services, on February 22, 2017, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB), participated in the 2017 DC General's Resource Fair to provide residents of DC General with access to financial education, credit-repair/credit-building tips, savings promotions, information on opening a bank/credit union account, tips on managing debt/developing a budget and information on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and free tax preparation services in the District of Columbia. 

  • Partnering with Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia to Raise EITC Awareness

    Partnering with Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia to Raise EITC Awareness

    February 22, 2017

    On February 22, 2017, at the invitation from Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) presented on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the EITC's positive impact on low- and moderate-income individuals and families in Washington, DC and free tax preparation services available through the District of Columbia to the legal staff of Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia.

  • Trusted and High-Quality Free Tax Preparation Services Are Available in Washington, DC

    Trusted and High-Quality Free Tax Preparation Services Are Available in Washington, DC

    February 21, 2017

    Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) encourages individuals and families in the District of Columbia to take advantage of trusted and high-quality free tax preparation services offered for-the-benefit of low- and moderate-income DC residents in all 8 wards and online.

  • Attention DC: If in 2016 You Earned Under $64K, You Can File Your Taxes for Free!

    Attention DC: If in 2016 You Earned Under $64K, You Can File Your Taxes for Free!

    February 17, 2017

    There is an easy, safe, secure and 100% free way to file your federal and state taxes.