Based in Washington, D.C., the Community Action Partnership is the national association representing the interests of the 1,000 Community Action Agencies (CAAs) organized to change people's lives, embody the spirit of hope, improve communities and make America a better place to live. CAAs care about the entire community and are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. The Community Action Partnership logo is pending federal registration. For more information on CAAs and the Partnership, visit its Web site at
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This Website is meant to provide general financial information; it is not meant to substitute for, or to supersede, professional or legal advice.

The content areas in the material on this Website are believed to be current as of the time the site was created, but over time legislative and regulatory changes, as well as new developments, may date this material.

The Changing Your Life Through Better Money Management Website was written and created for the Community Action Partnership as a public service of the Denver-based National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE); Ted Beck, President; Brent A. Neiser, CFP, Director of Collaborative Programs; and Mary Jeannette Schultz, MNM, Project Manager.

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