Greening Frogtown: Build a Nest Egg at Tax Time

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Roni Strain has something in common with a lot of Frogtowners. The downside of tax time for her is that her taxes are so complicated that she doesn’t want to tackle the job by herself. Read more.

[News Release] America Saves Week Starts February 27 and Local Nonprofit Offers Low- and Moderate-Income Individuals Free Tax Filing and Ideas for How They Can Save Some of Their Tax Refund

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One in three Americans has no savings, according to Pew Research. Media Contacts: Cathy Kennedy, Cathryn Kennedy Consulting – 612-309-3951 Pam McCarthy-Kern, Cathryn Kennedy Consulting – 612-360-0647 Stacy Opitz, Prepare + Prosper…

Tribune Content Agency: Savings Program for Lower-Income Workers Facing Challenges

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Last year at tax time, Sarah Osman, 28, was still in school, working part time and unsure about her career future. Visiting a St. Paul, Minn., nonprofit organization that helps lower-income taxpayers prepare their returns, however, Osman heard about…

Tribune News Service: The Journey: Savings Program for Lower-Income Workers Facing Challenges

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Last year at tax time, Sarah Osman, 28, was still in school, working part time and unsure about her career future. Visiting a St. Paul, Minn., nonprofit organization that helps lower-income taxpayers prepare their returns, however, Osman heard about…

KSTP — Channel 5: 1 in 5 Taxpayers Missing Out on Significant Tax Savings

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An estimated 20 percent of taxpayers in Minnesota are missing out on tax credits that could deliver thousands of dollars in refunds for low- and moderate-income taxpayers. “They may not know they are eligible for these tax credits,” Tracy…

[News Release] Second Annual 2-Day “Taxathon,” Expected Return of $700,000 in Tax Refunds

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Prepare + Prosper launches tax season with 24-hour free tax prep to result in taxpayers ‘claiming’ Earned Income Tax Credit and Minnesota Working Family Credit Media Advisory/Photo-op Contacts: Taylor Putz, Prepare + Prosper, 651-262-2160,…

KSTP — Channel 5: “Taxathon” at Prepare + Prosper

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“Until 1 a.m. tonight, trained tax preparers are helping Minnesotans file for free. This is a look into a taxathon sponsored by the Twin Cities United Way happening at Prepare + Prosper happening on University Avenue in St. Paul.” Watch…

CCX News: Free Tax Help Through Saturday

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“For many households with lower incomes, tax season is a crucial time of year to regain some financial stability.” Watch clip.

KFAI Radio Without Boundaries: Conversations with Al McFarlane

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Listen to an excerpt from the show with Executive Director Tracy Fischman and Meghan Barp with Greater Twin Cities United Way. Listen to a recording.

Almanac North: “Twin Ports Shipping Update” & “Earned Income Tax Credit”

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Prepare + Prosper’s Taylor Putz along with our partners from Community Action Duluth and Head of the Lakes United Way join Alamanc North to talk about the Earned Income Tax Credit and free tax preparation. Watch the segment starting at 12:33.……

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