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."

  • On December 14th You Are Invited to Be Part of the First Washington Area Immigrant Integration Convening

    On December 14th You Are Invited to Be Part of the First Washington Area Immigrant Integration Convening

    December 01, 2016

    Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) and partners invite you to the first Washington Area Immigrant Integration Convening. The Convening seeks to bring together non-profit, government and community leaders from the District of Columbia, Prince George's County, Montgomery County and Northern Virginia to address legal, language, social and economic challenges & opportunities faced by Latino, Asian & Pacific Islander and African immigrant communities residing in the area.

  • Be Aware. Be Prepared. Your Tax Refund in 2017 May Be Delayed.

    Be Aware. Be Prepared. Your Tax Refund in 2017 May Be Delayed.

    November 17, 2016

    The Internal Revenue Service has announced initial plans for processing tax returns involving the Earned Income Tax Credit and Additional Child Tax Credit during the opening weeks of the 2017 filing season. The IRS is sharing the information now to help the tax community prepare for the 2017 season, and plans are being made for a wider communication effort this summer and fall to alert taxpayers about the changes that will affect some early filers.

  • Attention DC: EITC-It's Your Money. Get It!

    Attention DC: EITC-It's Your Money. Get It!

    November 16, 2016

    If your family's income will be less than $53,505 in 2016, please make sure you know about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and claim it. It's Your Money. Get It!

  • Promoting Economic Inclusion in DC by Linking Workforce Development and Financial Capability

    Promoting Economic Inclusion in DC by Linking Workforce Development and Financial Capability

    November 09, 2016

    On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at the “Workforce Development as a Tool for Financial Empowerment” conference over 50 community stakeholders from DC-based community based organizations, regional funders, national asset building intermediaries, and representatives of Federal Government agencies and the DC Government came together at the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center in Southeast DC to discuss how to achieve economic inclusion in the District of Columbia by integrating financial capability services into workforce development programs.