Category Archives: Financial Stability

FAFSA may be your key to affording college or career school, completion help available

Completing a FAFSA submission can be the difference between having money to go to school to be trained for a career or missing out on education and facing a lifetime of struggles with financial stability. United Way of the Mid-South, … Continue reading

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Listing of FREE Tax Prep help sites now available

A list of sites offering FREE Tax Preparation help through the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance (EITCA) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is now available as a downloadable Microsoft Word file. The contains information about Free Tax Prep sites … Continue reading

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New flyer encouraging people to WAIT! and use the Free Tax Prep program available in English, Spanish

A new flyer encouraging people to wait to file tax returns so they can use United Way’s Free Tax Prep program is now available in both English and Spanish languages. Many people may get their last paycheck in December and … Continue reading

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Be a Financial Stability champion: Volunteer training for our “Free Tax Prep” program is underway

United Way, the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance (EITCA) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) are recruiting volunteers to help low income families and individuals file their taxes for FREE. Our “Free Tax Prep” program enables people to avoid charges … Continue reading

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This just in: United Way staff on WLOK 1340 this morning

United Way staff members Regina Walker, Yvonne Howard and Ashley Washington will appear on AM 1340 WLOK radio at 10:00 a.m. this morning to discuss the need for local volunteers helping at Free Tax Prep sites across the Mid-South. Walker … Continue reading

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United Way specialist Ashley Washington on WBBP 1480 AM tomorrow, 1:00 p.m.

Recruiting volunteers and increasing awareness of Free Tax Prep: Ashley Washington, United Way Community Impact Specialist, will be a guest on WBBP 1480 AM tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 to discuss our financial stability work with Free Tax Prep centers and … Continue reading

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Financial Stability: Free Tax Prep work goes social with new Twitter, Facebook pages

United Way’s work with the Earned Income Tax Credit Alliance (ETICA) is one of our largest investments to strengthen people’s financial stability across the Mid-South. The effort has become widely known as “Free Tax Prep” in recent years. Hundreds of … Continue reading

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