Financial Resources

There are a variety of financial resources out there to help you get on or stay on the right path. Due to the vast quantity of financial planning resources out there, we picked a few to share to help you stay fit and provide assistance when you need it most.

Financial fitness starts with training. So come learn what you don’t know. Check out our learning opportunities here. Whether in the classroom or online, you’ll earn a certificate of completion that will show you’re serious about being on the right track.

Need a bank account, credit card or loan? Click here to learn more about the products available to you. In order to apply for these financial products, you may be required to take one or more of our financial education workshops. Check with the bank partner of your choice regarding these criteria.

2-1-1 Social Services Hotline

This community resource directory service provides information on local nonprofit and government support programs for those in need. It is the simplest way to connect to food, shelter and housing assistance, employment services, counseling resources and much more.

Free Tax Preparation Services & Resources

This free tax preparation service is available to area taxpayers with an adjusted gross income of $66,000 or less. Appointment times and availability vary per county and tax assistance location. Programs are typically offered from mid-January to mid-April.

Manage your money

These financial planning resources help you to improve and better manage your own finances, including Debt/Credit management tools and resources. 

SingleCare

Free prescription savings card. The average savings on a prescription purchase is approximately 43%. Accepted at many of the major pharmacy providers – Walgreen’s, Meijer, CVS and more.

Student Loan Resources

Utilize these tools to determine how you will finance your educational expenses. 

 

Starting a business

Start with SCORE. They provide free and confidential business counseling and provide a variety of workshops for start-up entrepreneurs and seasoned small business owners.

TrueConnect

TrueConnect is a loan option that allows employees to privately apply for loans from employers and repay through payroll deductions. Corporations must opt-in. Check with your employer for availability. 

WorkOne Employment Services

Find a new or better job, choose a career, access training and more, get the information you need to succeed in today’s job market. 

 

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