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Count Me In and Capital One Recognize Women Veteran Entrepreneurs as 2013 WVEC Awardees

Twenty-four Women Veteran Business Owners Win Regional Small Business Competition - Each to Participate in a Nine Month Business Coaching Program

"Now, we need more efforts like the CGI commitment by Capital One to create a training program for women veterans who want to start and grow small business. That's a wonderful idea..." - Hillary Clinton

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"Now, we need more efforts like the CGI commitment by Capital One to create a training program for women veterans who want to start and grow small business. That's a wonderful idea..." - Hillary Clinton

Lilly Roman of Manchester, NH Wins $25,000 Prize After Choosing to Split and Save Tax Refund

Winner presented with check at Manchester City Hall on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
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Manchester, N.H. June 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Earlier this year, when Lilly Roman filed her taxes and decided to split her refund into a savings account, she had no idea she’d receive a call just weeks later to inform her that her simple decision to split and save her refund would result in winning a Grand Prize of $25,000. 

Lilly’s Grand Prize SaveYourRefund win was announced and she was awarded her prize on Monday, June 3, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., at City Hall in Manchester,  NH.  Mayor Ted Gatsas congratulated Lilly and encouraged her to save her winnings.

LIFT and Capital One Join Forces in Million Dollar Commitment to Fight Poverty in the United States

Multi-year Partnership Announced at LIFT's Annual Spring Benefit
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NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - LIFT, a national organization working to help families facing tough times achieve economic stability and well-being in the United States, has announced Capital One’s commitment to a multi-year investment totaling $1 million toward LIFT’s work to expand economic opportunities for people striving for a better future for themselves and their families. In addition, the investment includes in-kind services for on-the-ground community support from Capital One’s regional associates.

Count Me In and Capital One Host National Conference to Help Women Veteran Entrepreneurs Accelerate the Growth of their Small Businesses and Create New Jobs

First African-American Female Combat Pilot Will Inspire Women Entrepreneurs from Across the Country and Provide a Motivational Speech on Leadership and Success
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MCLEAN, Va., April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - To help women veteran entrepreneurs fuel the growth of their small businesses and create new jobs for veterans and civilians across the country, Capital One Financial Corporation recently partnered with Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence to develop the Women Veteran Entrepreneur Corps (WVEC), a new training and mentorship program designed to help established women small business owners who are veterans or spouses/domestic partners of veteran

Doorways to Dreams Fund Promotes Tax-Time Savings with SaveYourRefund, some Winners Selected: U.S. Taxpayers Have Until April 15 to Save Part of Tax Refund and Win Up to $25,000

Nine entrants in the first-ever Doorways to Dreams SaveYourRefund tax-time promotion came out way ahead after saving part of their federal tax refund
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BOSTON, Mass., April 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Nine entrants in the first-ever SaveYourRefund tax time savings promotion that started Feb. 1, came out way ahead after saving part of their federal tax refund. After random drawings, each of the winners received a prize of $250 for splitting his or her refund using IRS Form 8888.

Capital One Recognized With U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award

Junior Achievement's corporate volunteers provide positive role models for local students and encourage community service
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MCLEAN, Va., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At its quarterly Board of Directors meeting held this week, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) presented Capital One with a 2011-2012 Gold U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing the organization with more than 15,000 volunteer hours during the 2011-2012 school year.

Department of Consumer Affairs Names 'Remind Me' App Winner of the 2013 Financial Empowerment Hackathon

Remind Me's Features will Help New Yorkers Manage their Money and Connect them to the City's Financial Empowerment Centers
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March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Jonathan Mintz announced Remind Me as the winner of DCA's first hackathon, where 25 participants created apps this past weekend at the DUMBO Loft. 

More than a Third of Americans Plan to Spend All or Part of Their Tax Refund

Nearly a third (30 percent) are Unaware of the End of the Payroll Tax Holiday and Smaller Paychecks This Year
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McLean, Va., March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The April 15th tax filing deadline is approaching and according to the latest IRS statistics, the average federal tax refund this year will be $2,803. For the third year in a row, Capital One Bank’s annual Taxes and Savings Survey found that most Americans (85 percent) expect to get a refund and more than a third (35 percent) plan to spend all or part of it.

Navigating the Impact of the Payroll Tax

Capital One and the Aspen Institute Announce Fellows of New Microbusiness Leadership Program

Emerging leaders engage in fellowship program to enhance leadership and management skills. New program is aligned with Capital One's focus on helping small businesses grow and local economies thrive
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Washington, D.C., March 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Aspen Institute and Capital One today announced the fellows of the ELM², Emerging Leaders in Microbusiness Squared Program. ELM² is a new program aimed at exponentially increasing the quality of talent focused on catalyzing opportunity for aspiring and disadvantaged entrepreneurs. Eleven emerging leaders who demonstrate potential for executive leadership and creating real change in the microbusiness field have been selected to participate as fellows in the program.

Capital One Fuels Kiva’s Microlending in U.S. with $500,000 Matching Loan Program

Capital One to match $500,000 in loans made through Kiva’s crowdfunding platform to help entrepreneurs across the country start, sustain, and grow small business ventures
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MCLEAN, Va., February 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Capital One Financial Corporation today announced that it will expand its partnership with Kiva, a global microlending organization, by providing $500,000 to match


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