What does it mean to LIVE UNITED?

Matt Quigley Administrative Assistant To answer this question, I have to look back at how I got to United Way of Salt Lake. I first heard of United Way of Salt Lake while I worked…

Friday TIP: Be Smart About Holiday Shopping

The holiday season is upon us and planning for gift giving can help alleviate the post-holiday money blues. Look over your bank records or make a simple estimation of how much you spent on gifts…

Friday TIP: Keep Your Money! You’ve Earned It.

If your household income is below $50,000 per year, you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) of up to $5,800 – even if you don’t owe any taxes! You may also qualify…

Friday Tip – Take Free Money and Save It, Part 2

Participate in the Utah Individual Development Account program. You attend financial education classes and set a savings goal (home, education, business). The Utah IDA Network program matches $3 for every $1 you save!  You can…

Friday Tip – Take Free Money and Save It, Part 1

Low and moderate-income taxpayers qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit. This refundable credit often pays more than $1,000 (sometimes more than $2,000) to those who claim it. This free money can be a huge…

Friday Tip – Build an Emergency Fund

It’s a general rule of thumb that you should set aside money in case of an emergency. It’s up to you to decide when you’re having an emergency and need to access the funds but…