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Category Archives: Financial Stability

 

Family Glitch Fix: More Families Eligible for Subsidies on the HealthCare.gov Marketplace

November 15, 2022 | Posted in Healthy Initiatives, Financial Stability, Health |

Since the first Marketplace Open Enrollment period after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, many families have missed out on financial assistance for Marketplace plans due to what many […]

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Mother Explains Why She Has Trusted Free Tax Preparation from Foundation Communities

September 7, 2022 | Posted in Tax Services, Financial Stability |

As a new homeowner, Lori’s life has changed in recent years. This Del Valle mother of five says what hasn’t changed for her is she is still “living paycheck to […]

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Man Drowning in Debt Makes a Plan to Succeed – A FINANCIAL COACHING SUCCESS STORY

September 7, 2022 | Posted in Financial Stability |

Felix has been meeting with his financial coach since 2015. Here’s what he said when we asked him how Financial Coaching has affected his life. When I first came to […]

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Report Tallies Up Another Successful Tax Filing Season for Prosper Tax Help

July 19, 2022 | Posted in Tax Services, Financial Stability, Volunteer |

During the 2022 Tax Filing Season, almost 11,000 people had their tax returns filed by our hardworking team of certified IRS tax preparers. That includes 17,582 hours donated by 315 […]

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Jewel Arrington Shines in the Financial Wellness Spotlight for July

July 1, 2022 | Posted in Financial Stability, Volunteer |

This month we would like to honor and celebrate our most seasoned volunteer Financial Coach, Jewel Arrington! Jewel has been a Financial Coach with the Financial Wellness program for 14 […]

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Payday loans: How they work, knowing your rights, and knowing the alternatives

June 12, 2022 | Posted in Financial Stability |

What is a payday loan? *  A short-term, high-cost loan usually available at a storefront or online  *  Average payday loan interest rate in Texas is 660% (Texas does not […]

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Medical Bill Debt and Collections

May 3, 2022 | Posted in Financial Stability, Health |

Medical bills can be confusing and overwhelming and often come at a time when you’re already in distress. If this sounds like you or a loved one, below is information […]

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Debt Collection Rule Changes You Should Know

March 5, 2022 | Posted in Financial Stability |

On November 30, 2021, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new Debt Collection Rule became effective. Here are key points to know about the new rule: What is a debt collection […]

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Five Reasons to File Your Taxes with Prosper Tax Help!

February 21, 2022 | Posted in Tax Services, Financial Stability |

Don’t stress this tax season. Foundation Communities can help you maximize your refund free of charge! Why should you file with Foundation Communities this year? Here are the top five […]

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Prosper Tax Help Taking the Stress out of Tax Season

February 21, 2022 | Posted in Tax Services, Financial Stability |

The 2022 tax filing season is here, and while more Central Texans may be looking forward to receiving a tax refund, they may also be having nightmares about forms, deductions […]

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