“The tedious annual ritual of tax preparation is a chore for many Minnesotans.

Nonprofit Prepare + Prosper sees the yearly accounting as something else — a multimillion dollar “money moment,” when families in need get some help on tax preparation and, with a return coming their way, some financial coaching on savings, emergency funds and a more stable future.

“There is no better time to think about saving,” said Prepare + Prosper Executive Director Tracy Fischman. “We really have an opportunity to focus on the financial well-being of low- and moderate-income families.””

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