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SaverLife Announces Winner of 2022 Tax Time Story Contest

Originally from South Carolina, Jamila Kinlock lives in Dayton, Ohio with her wife and three children. Jamila’s family means everything to her—she has two young sons, and her daughter is about to graduate from high school—with a full ride to college. “She’s doing everything I could dream for her,” says Jamila. “I’m looking at her like…

What's new  May 04, 2022
Expanded renter tax credit could help hard-working, single father and his family

Terry is an Aerospace Machinist and single father who lives with one of his kids and his mother in Ontario, CA. Even though he’s in the top five percent of his field as a government contractor and says he should be getting paid more, he makes between $35,000 and $37,000 a year. According to Terry,…

What's new  February 01, 2022
Black History Month: Breaking Barriers to Build Black Wealth

This Black History Month, we are highlighting Black financial leaders who have broken barriers to create a more equitable future. We will also explore aspects of the racial wealth gap. Throughout history, Black people have faced systemic barriers to building generational wealth that prevented Black families from achieving financial security. Despite limited access to financial…

Stories  January 28, 2022
How Winning the Tax Time Story Contest Gave Derkisha the Confidence to Pursue Her Dreams

Since winning the contest in 2019, Derkisha has enrolled in college and is saving to buy a home. When Derkisha submitted an entry to SaverLife’s Tax Time Story Contest in 2019, she didn’t think much of it.  “I’d never won anything,” the mother...

What's new  April 28, 2022
Rent in California? You could benefit from this tax credit

What tax credit? If you rent your home in California for at least six months of the year and make less than $43,533 (single filer) or $87,066 (filing jointly), you are eligible for the annual California renters’ credit. Today, the rentersR...