UH Bauer College has partnered with a number of organizations that have financial literacy as part of their mission, and may also provide volunteer opportunities. A number of these organizations will participate in the Financial Symposium and have display tables in Melcher Hall.
Goals of Bank on Houston:
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Change Happens!, formerly known as Families Under Urban & Social Attack, is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, community-based organization. We provide a variety of programs that reflect our mission to empower people to help themselves. Our free programs include:
For more information on Change Happens, click here.
As one of twelve regional Reserve Banks in the Federal Reserve System, the Dallas Fed serves the Eleventh Federal Reserve District, which consists of Texas, northern Louisiana and southern New Mexico.
We've developed the Building Wealth website as resource for schools, nonprofit community organizations, financial services providers and consumers to help young people, adult consumers, families and others develop a plan for building personal wealth. Presents an overview of personal wealth-building strategies that includes setting financial goals, budgeting, saving and investing, managing debt, and understanding credit reports and credit scores.
For more information on the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, click here.
Houston Money Week is a community wide initiative to empower families and individuals with financial education.
See free calendar events around Houston.
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S4L is a Houston-based non-profit dedicated to promoting financial education among low- and moderate-income families in the greater Houston metro. Coaches teach participants how to define financial, education, and career goals and implement strategies to achieve them offering separate courses for both high school students and adults, each tailored to their respective life stages. The organization provides three student programs: Game of Real life, Leadership Development Institutes, Introductory Adult Workshops, Do You Want a Career or a Job, How Do I Achieve Financial Security, & How Do I Build Assets & Wealth.
For more information on S4L, click here.
SOFA is a non-profit corporation, comprised of various financial professionals (CPA’s, Estate Planning Attorneys, Financial Advisors, Insurance Professionals, Realtors, Health and Wellness Experts, Mortgage Brokers, and other specialized persons) who provide financial and health education to various companies, family businesses and organizations.
All education programs are available at NO CHARGE to corporations, family businesses and community groups for the advancement of financial and health education.
For more information on SOFA, click here.
TCEE is a nonprofit that provides staff development on economics, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy throughout the state. The organization provides three student programs: Economics Challenge, PFL Challenge, and the Stock Market GameTM. TCEE and Opportunity Texas have launched a Smarter Texas pilot project to promote financial literacy instruction in the elementary and middle school grades.
For more information on TCEE, click here.
To enhance the health, education, and social well-being of low-income and under served people in the greater Houston metropolitan area through its many health care programs, training programs and community service programs, including the provision of safe, decent and affordable housing for low-income families.
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