New Ventures Maine (NVME) can help you:

  • Learn to budget
  • Repair your credit
  • Create a savings plan

Our core financial education class:

  • My Money Works 

Other trainings:

  • Budgeting Basics
  • Let’s Talk About Credit
  • Build Your Savings
  • Your Money Personality

Matched Savings Programs

Rainy Day Savings Account

The Rainy Day Savings Account (RDSA) Program offers a matched savings account for income-eligible individuals and families who want to save money to pay for unexpected emergency expenses. This program matches each dollar you deposit in your RDSA, up to $300, with $1 from private donors.

        Rainy Day Savings Q & A 2020

        FDA RDSA Income Guidelines 2020


Family Development Account

The Family Development Account encourages income-eligible working adults to save for a major purchase. Please contact your local NVME office for details and to apply.



ClassDateProgram AreaLocationRegion
Let’s Talk About Credit2020-09-28 September 28, 2020Manage your MoneyONLINE DaytimeStatewide
My Money Works2020-09-02 September 02, 2020
(ends September 30, 2020)
Manage your MoneyONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Build Your Savings2020-10-05 October 05, 2020Manage your MoneyONLINE DaytimeStatewide
Budgeting Basics2020-10-08 October 08, 2020Manage your MoneyONLINE EveningStatewide
My Money Works2020-09-15 September 15, 2020
(ends October 13, 2020)
Manage your MoneyONLINE EveningStatewide
Budgeting Basics2020-10-20 October 20, 2020Manage your MoneyONLINE EveningStatewide
My Money Works2020-10-01 October 01, 2020
(ends October 29, 2020)
Manage your MoneyONLINE EveningStatewide