Currently, Innovative Changes AmeriCorps VISTAs and staff are reaching out to tax payers at the CASH Oregon site in the Lloyd Center. With Money Menus listing the many program and assistance offerings IC$ can provide – including FAFSA help, information on bank accounts and prepaid cards, free credit report how-to, financial coaching, and more – IC$ has been promoting Save Your Refund. By saving at least $50 in a savings account, US bond, IRA, prepaid card, and a few other savings vehicle options, savers can enter the sweepstakes to win weekly prizes of $100 or the grand prize of $25,000.

Here at the Lloyd Center we already have a winner – Jessica Sheeran! We asked Jessica about her savings motivation. […read full story here]