Money Management

Where Does Your Money Go?

Everyone can benefit from information about how to manage their money better.  Community Action Program, Inc. of Western Indiana has developed this page on our website to provide clients, staff, and the community with basic resources to learn about how we spend our money and tips to cut costs and plan.  Below is a link to a web-based program entitled “Where Does Your Money Go” developed by Purdue University that will provide you with basic money management information:

This program is also taught in person through local county Purdue Extension offices.  Please contact them directly if interested.

Purdue Extension Offices by County

After completing the program, please take a few minutes to complete a survey in regards to the “Where Does Your Money Go?” online program.  This will help us in determining how many individuals visit and complete the course.  You will be asked to provide your name and address so we can send you a Certificate of Completion for the “Where Does Your Money Go?” online program.  However, it is optional to provide this information.  Please click on the link below to complete the survey.

If you want to take additional steps to make your money work better for you please contact us at our  main office in Covington at 765-793-4881.  If you know someone that could benefit from the online program mentioned above that does not have internet access, please have them contact our main office about using one of our computers.

For information about next steps in building your financial security visit our Financial Planning section to learn more about investment opportunities, financial counseling, and other related programs.

myRA Retirement Account/ U.S. Department of Treasury

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has decided to phase out the myRA retirement savings program. Read on for important details about your account and next steps to take.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Community Action Program, Inc. of Western Indiana is a VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA) site. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers FREE tax preparation and filing assistance to eligible families or individuals, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers.

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