Prosper Financial Wellness
Our trained financial coaches offer classes and one-on-one support to help you achieve your financial goals. We provide tools and resources you can use to improve your credit, pay off debt, create a budget, and build your savings.
Financial Coaching is a free service provided by trained volunteers who can work with you one-on-one to make sure you have the tools, resources, and encouragement you need reach your financial goals. Fresh Start Loan helps borrowers get out of predatory loans such as payday and title loans.
Rent and utility assistance is only available to residents of Foundation Communities housing who have recently faced a financial emergency and have been struggling to make payment. Our rent reporting service is the monthly reporting of rental payments to all three major consumer credit bureaus for inclusion on a traditional consumer credit report.
One-on-one financial coaches can help with the following:
Schedule an Appointment
Financial Coaches are available by appointment only. Virtual appointments by phone or Zoom are available on weekdays, evenings, and Saturdays. In-person services available by appointment only at our two Prosper Center locations.
Financial Wellness is excited to launch Benefits Assistance in 2023, where trained benefits assistance specialists will assist people with enrolling and renewing in benefits on YourTexasBenefits.com. Enrolling in benefits can be confusing, especially if you’re unsure if you qualify for specific resources. By meeting with a Benefits Enrollment Specialist, not only will we help determine what you’re qualified for, but we’ll walk you through the application process. Our Specialists are also available to connect you to additional resources as needed.
Interested in learning more?
For Foundation Communities Residents
Interested in improving your credit score? Join our rent reporting program!
Rent Reporting is available at the following Foundation Communities properties:
- Cherry Creek
- The Jordan
- M Station
- Sierra Ridge
- Sierra Vista
- Vintage Creek
- Build credit without assuming additional debt
- Build credit for something you’re already doing
If you live in a Foundation Communities residence and have experienced a hardship or emergency, you may be eligible to receive assistance in your rent and utility bills.
To apply for rent or utility assistance, schedule an appointment through an on‐site staff member, such as a Property Manager, Resident Services Coordinator, Case Manager, or Learning Center Manager, or by calling our Prosper Centers at 737‐717‐4000.
Felix Cook has been meeting with his financial coach since 2015 after being in financial ruin. Over the last seven years, Felix’s financial coach has provided perspective, encouragement, and the time and space to make a plan and Felix has done the hard work of executing the plan. At the end of the day, it’s a team effort. Read the blog post about Felix
With over 1,600 volunteer hours and more than 350 mentees, Miguel Stoupignan has shared his knowledge by teaching financial literacy that leads to a better life. Miguel began in 2013 to volunteer with Foundation Communities and has since then been a financial coach, prepared taxes, and taught money management classes in addition to fundraising for the organization.
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Call the Prosper Centers at 737-717-4000.
Meet Our Staff
Erika Leos, Financial Wellness Program Manager
Maya Masterson, Financial Wellness Senior Program Coordinator
Alexa Calderon, Financial Wellness Program Coordinator
Conor Tantau, Financial Wellness Program Coordinator
Aida Porter Hyatt, Financial Wellness Case Manager
Jessica Valdez, Benefits Enrollment Specialist
Carlos Hernandez, Benefits Enrollment Specialist