Free Financial Program Looking to Teach Young Women How to Handle Money


WHUR’s Taylor Thomas is spotlighting Capital Area Asset Builders or CAAB.  CAAB is looking for young women between the ages of 18 and 21 in the District of Columbia to participate in its Financial Rites of Passage Journey Program.  Selected young women will attend, six monthly financial workshops demonstrating a holistic approach to financial management.  The focus will deliver a financial rites of passage curriculum, which will wrap topics such as financial peer pressure, financial self-expression, and financial conflict resolution around understanding and executing new financial habits and practices.  Participants will also receive a $200.00 deposit into an insured bank or credit union account of their choice for involvement in the program and demonstrating healthy financial changes.   In addition to the aforementioned, CAAB will provide a transportation stipend for all participants throughout the six-month program.

Participants can learn more about the CAAB program by visiting their website at


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Growing up in a military family, Taylor Thomas lived overseas until she was 16 years old. She called places such as Great Britain and the Philippines home. For a time, Taylor even spoke with a British accent. Well now she resides in the DC area and for the past three years has worked as the news anchor for The Steve Harvey Morning Show on WHUR. Recently, Taylor has adopted the Washington Redskins as her most loved pro sports team.

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