Browse through the archived outreach packages to share with your members and community. Each package contains the the topic, a poster for the display, a featured resource for the display, a newsletter article on the topic, and a resource guide.
February 2015 Emergency Savings Account
January 2015 Taxes and the ACA
December 2014 'Tis the Season for Thrift
November 2014 Home for the Holidays
October 2014 Breaking the Debt Cycle
September 2014 Financially Savvy Women
August 2014 Managing Student Loan Debt
July 2014 Military Family Finances
June 2014 Financial Elder Abuse
May 2014 Money Conversations
April 2014 Financial Literacy Month
March 2014 Consumer Protection
February 2014 Growing Your Savings
January 2014 Income Tax Basics
by ALANA LISTOE
Tax season is upon us and this year many folks are feeling particularly anxious about implications with the Affordable Health Care Act. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps thousands of Montana residents every year with free tax preparation and this year those volunteer tax preparers have answers to questions in regards to health care when it comes to simple tax returns.
Tax language can be confusing for many of us, and when you add health insurance into the mix, navigation could seem downright overwhelming. But nonetheless, taxpayers across the country will be dealing with it and knowing where to find answers is certainly a relief.
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MT Department of Revenue: Details on Montana state takes and forms
Internal Revenue Service: Section of the IRS website devoted to credits and deductions
EITC Central:Website to assist organizations in reaching eligible workers who qualify for the credit
Heathcare.gov: The government’s one-stop, informational website on the new health insurance marketplace
Montana Health Answers: Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Monica Lindeen’s website to the key concepts of health insurance and how it will affect Montanans
Montana Credit Unions for Community Development (or MCUCD) is the award-winning, charitable arm of the Montana Credit Union Network. A state-wide nonprofit organization, MCUCD works together with the state's credit unions to improve the lives and financial independence of all Montanans.