Financial Education Resources

Select a segment below to find the resources you're interested in learning about. You can also download our resource guide or visit our financial calculators to see your numbers in action.

Mortgage

  

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Credit Coalition

Free homebuyer and credit classes. Counseling on foreclosure prevention and financial assistance. Call 713-224-8100 or review website for details www.creditcoalition.org

Avenue

Free homebuyer information, preparation for first-time homebuyers and down payment assistance. Available in English & Spanish. Call 713-864-8099 or review website for details www.avenuecdc.org

Housing and Community Development Department

Get assistance with down payment and closing costs for first-time homebuyers. Information provided in English & Spanish. Call 832-394-6200 or review website for details www.houstontx.gov/housing/hap

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Program for tax savings certificate on a new home purchase. Mortgage loans, closing costs and down payment assistance available for qualified borrowers. Diverse languages available. Call 800-792-1119 or review website for details www.tdhca.state.tx.us

Personal

  

The Alliance

Financial Opportunity Center provides free budgeting and credit builder information. Free legal services, employment services. Drivers education classes. Call 713-776-4700 or review website for details www.thealliancetx.org

United Way Thrive

Working with community partners throughout Houston and surrounding counties. Free services to promote financial stability. Learn to manage money, budgeting and establishing credit. Available in English & Spanish. Call 713-957-4357 for individual coaching and class information or review website for details www.unitedwayhouston.org

Money Smart

A Financial Edcuation Program for all ages.

Council for Economic Education

Small Business

  

Houston Business Development Inc.

5330 Griggs Road @ Cullen. Apply for business loans to expand or start a business. Free classes for business owners looking for business and SBA loans. Call 713-845-2400 for individual appointment and class information or review website for details www.hbdi.org

University of Houston Small Businessd Development Center

Free workshops, business plan preparation and professional business advising. Variety of classes on marketing, accounting, taxes and loans. Call 713-752-8488 or review website for details www.sbdc.uh.edu/sbdc

Houston Score



National organization with over 15 offices in Houston. Industry leaders and retired executives offer free guidance for business start ups and mentoring for business owners. Call 713-487-6565 for individual appointment and class information or review website for details www.houston.score.org

LiftFund


Helps small business owners with limited access to capital have a chance to live their dreams. Learn more by visiting www.liftfund.com