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."

  • Save the Date for the First DC Economic Development Open House on January 12th!

    Save the Date for the First DC Economic Development Open House on January 12th!

    January 06, 2017

    On January 12th, DC Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner will be hosting the first Open House featuring all of the agencies of Economic Development Cluster of the Government of the District of Columbia.

  • Choosing a Credit Card

    Choosing a Credit Card

    January 04, 2017

    Applying for credit cards can be tempting for many of us, especially when some stores and companies offer incentives to lure us in. Don’t get us wrong – credit cards are a great convenience, but they are also borrowing money that must be repaid. Here are 5 factors to keep in mind as you get your credit card and use it.

  • Bringing More Federal Dollars to DC Low-Income Families through the EITC 

    Bringing More Federal Dollars to DC Low-Income Families through the EITC 

    January 03, 2017

    Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 DC EITC Campaign. The DC EITC Campaign is a citywide, cross-sector initiative that promotes economic security and asset building for low- and moderate-income individuals and families by providing access to information on the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), free tax preparation services and capacity building opportunities throughout Washington, DC.

  • CAAB's Offices Will Be Closed From December 19th Through January 2nd

    CAAB's Offices Will Be Closed From December 19th Through January 2nd

    December 17, 2016

    Please note the offices of Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) will be closed from December 19th through January 2nd. We will reopen our offices on Tuesday, January 3, 2017. CAAB wishes you Happy Holidays and a Prosperous 2017!