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Category Archives: Financial Stability

Save time and drop off your taxes!

January 25, 2022 | Posted in Tax Services, Financial Stability |

Why spend hours filing taxes? You’re busy, we understand that! Save time by dropping off your taxes at a Prosper Tax Help center. Our Drop Off Program is a confidential and safe way to file your taxes! Here’s how it works:  1. Complete an intake interview and scan your documents securely on-site 2. Our IRS-certified tax preparers will prepare & review your return for accuracy 3. When your tax […]

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Here’s a free, online tool for filing simple tax returns

January 20, 2022 | Posted in Tax Services, Financial Stability |

Have a simple W2? Why pay fees when you can file for FREE! Visit MyFreeTaxes.com to max your tax return today. MyFreeTaxes is secure and designed to help get you the most money back!   MyFreeTaxes guides you through the filing process and notifies you if you are eligible for tax deductions and credits, like the Earned Income Tax Credit and the […]

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It’s Saving Season!

January 27, 2021 | Posted in Financial Stability, Uncategorized |

By Dinorah Lopez, Financial Wellness Program Coordinator W-2’s, 1099’s, 1095’s arriving to your mail/email? It’s time for tax season! Be sure to check out the Prosper Center Tax Help (ProsperTaxHelp.org) on how they can assist you in transmitting your tax return. There are many components to tax time but this is the perfect time to […]

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Your money resolution: be ready for the New Year

December 23, 2020 | Posted in Financial Stability |

If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that we need to be prepared for anything. Is one of your New Year’s resolutions is to be more in control of your money? If so, you are in the right place! With any resolution, you can use a few strategies to keep it, such as: Spend time planning. […]

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Financial Education Spotlight: The Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner offers financial education webinars and resources to all Texans

November 24, 2020 | Posted in Financial Stability |

  The Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner aims to create a fair, lawful, and healthy credit environment that grows economic prosperity for all Texans. They regulate certain lenders and creditors, and provide consumers with: Financial Education Webinars – Thursdays in December Budgeting Basics (Dec. 3, 2020 at 10 am): During our Budgeting Basics presentation […]

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¿Soy elegible para un plan de médico del Mercado de Salud?

November 16, 2020 | Posted in Financial Stability, Health |

La mejor manera de determinar su elegibilidad para un plan médico del Mercado de Salud es inscribirse en una cita de admisión con uno de nuestros especialistas en seguros médicos. En general, para ser elegible, debe ser ciudadano de los EE. UU. O estar presente legalmente en los EE. UU., Y no debe estar encarcelado […]

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Am I eligible for a Marketplace health plan?

October 30, 2020 | Posted in Financial Stability, Health |

The best way to determine your eligibility for a Marketplace health plan is to sign up for an intake appointment with one of our health insurance specialists. In general, to be eligible you must be a citizen of the U.S. or be lawfully present in the U.S., and you must not currently be incarcerated. Visit […]

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Plan Ahead for a Less Stressed Holiday Season

October 28, 2020 | Posted in Financial Stability | Keywords: , , , , , ,

Needless to say that the 2020 holiday season will be like no other. This year, it’s more important than ever to plan ahead for the expenses that come with the holidays. But cutting down on expenses doesn’t have to mean that your holidays can’t be joyous. Here are some tips for minimizing cost while maximizing […]

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Need to claim your Economic Impact Payment? Time is running out.

September 4, 2020 | Posted in Tax Services, Financial Stability |

Written by Erika Leos, Financial Wellness Program Manager While a second stimulus payment is still being negotiated in Washington, there is still time to claim the first payment, but not much! For those who have not received your stimulus payment, here are the dates you need to keep in mind: Some federal benefit recipients need […]

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Staying Financially Protected During Coronavirus

August 20, 2020 | Posted in Financial Stability |

Written by Jasmine Walia If you find yourself unable to make payments on bills, loans, or debts, you are not alone. Many of us are experiencing financial uncertainty due to coronavirus. Feeling anxious or overwhelmed is normal, as does not knowing what steps to take to keep yourself and your family financially protected. However, there […]

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