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."

  • Are You Having Too Much or Too Little Federal Income Tax Withheld From Your Pay?

    Are You Having Too Much or Too Little Federal Income Tax Withheld From Your Pay?

    August 10, 2016

    If you are an employee, the Withholding Calculator provided by the IRS can help you determine whether you need to give your employer a new Form W-4 (Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate) to avoid having too much or too little Federal income tax withheld from your pay. You can use your results from the calculator to help fill out the form.

  • 54 Maneras de Ahorrar Dinero

    54 Maneras de Ahorrar Dinero

    August 08, 2016

    La capacidad de ahorrar dinero la tenemos todos. Uno de los primeros pasos para hacerlo es tener un plan. CAAB y America Saves (En Español) le ofrecen las siguientes 54 maneras de como usted y su familia pueded ahorrar dinero.

  • Get Financially Fit at the Beginning of the Fall with CAAB's Financial Education One-Day Money Management 101 Workshop

    Get Financially Fit at the Beginning of the Fall with CAAB's Financial Education One-Day Money Management 101 Workshop

    August 05, 2016

    On Saturday, September 17th, Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) will host a free one-day Money Management 101 workshop. Participants will learn how to gain control of their finances by acquiring knowledge of your relationship with money, how to budget, how to properly utilize credit, your financial rights and how to save & invest for a better future.

  • Attention DC Food and Beverage Entrepreneurs: Free Speed Coaching Event on September 12th

    Attention DC Food and Beverage Entrepreneurs: Free Speed Coaching Event on September 12th

    August 04, 2016

    Are you a food, beverage or craft brewing small business owner? Are you looking for marketing, packaging, legal, financial or sales and distribution advice? On September 12th, Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream and LEDC are excited to bring a free Speed Coaching event to Washington, DC. Please note the event will take place on the ground level. Please note that this is located in "The Event Space" on the ground floor of the Wonderbread Factory.