Financial Stability

One-on-One Financial Coaching



Begin your journey to long-term financial success

Financial Coaches work one-on-one with residents and community members, empowering them to achieve financial stability and long-term success. Coaches provide clients with the tools to create household budgets, save money over time, reduce debt and improve credit scores.

 

How to Sign Up

Phone: 512-610-4026

Click here to schedule an appointment. Coaches are available Monday – Saturday.

 

Who is eligible?

Financial Coaching is available to households with an annual income below $55,000.

 

How much does it cost?

Financial Coaching is free for residents and community members.

Locations & Hours

  • Community Financial Center – North

5900 Airport Blvd, Austin, TX 78752

(across from ACC Highland)

Bus routes 7, 10, 300, 320, 350

Appointments available Monday – Saturday 

  • Community Financial Center – South

2600 W. Stassney Ln, Austin, TX 78745

(near the corner of Stassney and West Gate)

Bus routes 311, 238

Appointments available Tuesday – Wednesday and two Saturdays a month



What to expect

Financial Coaches can help you:

  • Create a financial plan to reach your goals
  • Reduce your debt
  • Deal with debts in collections
  • Improve your credit
  • Create a budget that works for you
  • Find a bank account that’s right for you
  • Save for your future or for emergencies

 

Financial Coaches with Small Business expertise can also help you:

  • Prepare for writing a business plan
  • Identify resources and organizations that can give specialized support
  • Create a recordkeeping system for tax purposes

 

Financial Coaches CANNOT help you:

  • File for bankruptcy
  • Address legal matters
  • Choose or open investment accounts
  • Address tax issues
  • Modify a mortgage to prevent foreclosure
  • Provide business funding

 

Who are our Financial Coaches?

Financial Coaches are trained volunteers from the community who are eager to share their time and knowledge to help low-income individuals build a better financial future for themselves and their families.


 

What to bring

  • Proof of income (a recent pay stub, last year’s tax return or award letters)
  • Any paperwork that you would like to review with your Financial Coach
  • Intake form

 

 

Additional Resources

If you haven’t seen a Financial Coach yet and want to go ahead and start working on your finances, the resources below can help.

Helpful documents for Personal Finances: 

Opening a Checking Account Checklist

Build Your Budget

Save for Your Future