CPort Blog Post Image 2 TAX TIPS

The IRS has extended the tax deadline for individuals from April 15 to May 17, but that does not mean you should procrastinate when it comes to gathering necessary documents for filing your taxes. Here are a few key pointers to remember when it comes to being prepared and organized with your tax documents. The…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Wedding (1)

What is that we hear? Did you know March 20 is National Proposal Day? It’s also the first day of spring! Sounds like the smell of flowers is not the only thing in the air. Is the only thing holding you back from popping the question your financial situation? A cPort wedding loan can help…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Virtual Scholarship

We all know the 2020/2021 school year looks a little different than normal. Despite some of the challenges, cPort is proud to still be facilitating its 14th year of the Elementary School Scholarship Program. This year we have six schools participating in the program from Portland and Augusta. Students will participate in a mix of…

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Blog Image TAX PRP (1)

With the promise of Spring on the horizon also comes the deadline for filing your annual tax return and income tax payment. A lot of people get overwhelmed when it comes time for tax season, but a little proactive preparation can help make things a little less stressful. A good starting point is to be…

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Blog Post Image Effective Money Habits

We know, you hear it at the start of every year. Practice good money habits to help build a successful future, but, its true! If you start the year off with a plan for your finances, you are more likely to see positive end results. 1.Create a budgetDeveloping a budget for the year or on…

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Blog Post Image Earn Money 2021

For a lot of people, the holidays can be an expensive time of the year. This is in addition to some of the bills that can accumulate and be due at years end. Most people look to start the New Year with resolutions to help keep them on a successful track for 12 months. One…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Riverside Open (1)

Every year around the holidays we like to provide our members with some help to avoid online shopping scams. This year is no different, especially with the uptick in COVID-related fraud.  As is with every year, scammers are becoming even more advanced in their techniques to try and fool you into divulging personal information. Since…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Amjambo

With the start of school, one thing that can weigh on students’ minds is the financial responsibility that comes with attending college.  The financial section in the October issue of Amjambo Africa highlights the topic of education. Forest Avenue’s Branch Manager Jen Smith and Branch Supervisor Honorine Uwishema discuss all of the different way’s students…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Do It All

If we can say one thing with confidence, it’s that 2020 has given new meaning to the term “homebody.” What once used to be the space where we would hang our hat at the end of our day has become so much more. No one knew just how much time we would be spending at…

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