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Get the most out of your tax refund in 2021

Learn why you should file your taxes in 2021, and how the IRS’ “lookback rule” allows you to use 2019 or 2020 income to get the most out of your Earned Income Tax Credit or Child Tax Credit.

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New report synthesizes evidence-based strategies to build emergency savings

The Office of Research released a report that synthesizes the rigorous research of programs and strategies aiming to help consumers achieve greater savings. We examine three broad research areas—savings products, financial incentives, and behavioral and psychological approaches to increase savings.

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Sea inteligente con su dinero. Le damos 25 consejos para que mejore su bienestar financiero

El bienestar financiero es más que su ingreso o su puntaje de crédito. El mismo refleja la forma en que usted administra su dinero. Octubre es el Mes de la Planificación Financiera y por ello, le ofrecemos 25 consejos para que mejore la salud de sus finanzas y alcance el bienestar.

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Tax time is an opportunity to Start Small and Save Up

Encouraging saving at tax time is one of the key opportunities for many families with limited financial resources to build liquid savings. The Bureau’s annual tax time saving report has key insights for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs that are focused on encouraging people to save during the process of filing their tax return.  

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Looking for an easy way to save money? Make it automatic

If you’re currently struggling to save money, one of the easiest and most effective ways to get started is to automate your savings. We’ll walk you through your options for growing your savings automatically. 

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Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs

The Bureau is engaged in building the capacity of child savings programs by releasing four briefs geared toward institutions and communities interested in starting, or expanding child savings opportunities.