America Saves Week, Feb. 25 – March 2

Free events from the City of Boston to help you save money!

The City of Boston and the Mayor’s Office of Financial Empowerment are celebrating America Saves Week with free events to help residents save for their future. Be sure to take advantage of these great opportunities!

Savings Fair
Mon, Feb. 25

Discover a variety of resources that can help you save, protect, and grow your money. Participating organizations include:

When: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Boston City Hall, 2nd floor, 1 City Hall Square

Free Tax Help
Tue, Feb. 26

The Boston Tax Help Coalition provides free tax preparation from January through April for residents who earned $55,000 or less in 2018. Check the list of documents to bring.

When: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Allston Brighton Child & Family Services Center, 406 Cambridge St., Allston

When: 4 – 8 p.m.
Where: 450 Washington St. in Codman Square, Dorchester

When: 4 – 8 p.m.
Where: Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), 75 Federal St., 3rd floor

When: 4 – 8 p.m.
Where: Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment, 7 Palmer St., 2nd floor, Roxbury

When: 5 – 8 p.m.
Where: Urban Edge, 1542 Columbus Ave., Roxbury

* Other sites available by appointment. See the Boston Tax Help Coalition’s complete list of tax sites, dates, and times.

Free Credit-Building Workshops
Wed, Feb. 27

Learn simple strategies to build your credit score at these free Boston Builds Credit workshops. Space is limited. Be sure to RSVP here.

When: 12 – 1 p.m.
Where: Boston City Hall, Room 933A, 1 City Hall Square

When: 1 – 2 p.m.
Where: Boston City Hall, Room 933A, 1 City Hall Square

Boston Saves Welcome Events
Thurs, Feb. 28

*For Boston Saves families only*

Save for your child’s college or career training with Boston Saves, the City’s children’s savings account program. Boston Saves, currently in its pilot phase, will hold welcome events for families of K2 and 1st grade students at Haynes School  and Roosevelt K-8 School.

When: 3 – 5 p.m.
Where: Haynes School

When: 3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Where: Roosevelt K-8 School

Savings Fair
Fri, Mar. 1

Discover a variety of resources that can help you save, protect, and grow your money. Participating organizations include:

When: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Bolling Building, 1st floor, 2300 Washington St., Roxbury

Free Financial Literacy Workshops
Sat, Mar. 2

Attend tax information and credit building workshops led by Mayor’s Office of Financial Empowerment experts. The workshops are part of a full day of financial literacy workshops presented at the Money Talk 2 financial literacy conference. Be sure to RSVP here.

When: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Roxbury Community College Student Commons, 1234 Columbus Ave., Roxbury