In the News


Oct

2013

Building assets part of American dream

BOB ANNIBALE AND NOEL POYO, FOR THE EXPRESS-NEWS : OCTOBER 23, 2013

A genuine opportunity to achieve upward economic mobility is central to the American dream that Martin Luther King Jr. envisioned at the March on Washington. 


Sep

2013

How Financial Empowerment Can Save Cities Money: 'the Supervitamin Effect'

BY JONATHAN MINTZ | SEPTEMBER 5, 2013

How Financial Empowerment Can Save Cities Money: 'the Supervitamin Effect'

A comprehensive approach to financial counseling that originated in New York City is spreading across the country. It holds the promise of saving cities money over the long term.


Jul

2013

Student-loan borrowers can get help managing debt – July 23, 2013

By David Hendricks

If the college student-loan debt crisis had not unfolded so slowly or invisibly, Hollywood could make it into a terrifying disaster movie.
It's not easy to see, but large numbers of people are walking among us with financial albatrosses hanging around their necks.


Jun

2013

S.A. offers financial help for consumers – June 2, 2013

By David Hendricks

Robyn Corbett simply wanted to clear up inaccurate information on her credit report.
Certified-mail letters to the credit bureaus were not working. “I was not getting anywhere on my own,” said Corbett, 25, a receptionist at a nonprofit community center.


Mar

2013

Financial distress cavalry on way

By David Hendricks

A city cannot have too many places people in financial distress can go to for assistance.
San Antonio will gain two new, free centers on Tuesday, thanks to some grant money.

About Us

The San Antonio Financial Empowerment Center offers free, one-on-one professional financial counseling.  

Certified financial counselors are available for personalized guidance and can help you deal with a wide range of personal financial issues.

Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much do these services cost?
A: Financial Empowerment Center services are always free.

Q: How many times can I meet with a counselor?
A: As many times as you need.

Q: What can a financial counselor help me with?
A: Repair your credit, create a savings plan, negotiate and pay off debt, open an affordable bank account...just to name a few!

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Claude Black Community Center
Hosted by United Way
2805 E. Commerce Street
210.352.7087

The Neighborhood Place
Hosted by Family Service Association
3014 Rivas Street
210.431.4425

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