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Free financial aid tomorrow

You can get free tax preparation, credit counseling and financial advice tomorrow.

The Rappahannock United Way will host a Financial Freedom event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tax returns will be prepared, for free.

Volunteers from Wells Fargo, Union First Market Bank, Virginia Saves, and Central Virginia Housing will be available for free credit reports and credit counseling. Volunteers will also lead workshops on how to maintain good credit and be financially secure at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

The event is free, and no appointments are necessary. Participants should bring a credit report or information about bank accounts and any major loans/lines of credit.

For details, click here  or call 540/373-0041.