Financial Education

Financial

Investments provide education on personal financial management, general banking education and tax assistance.


 

  • EITC - Earned Income Tax Coalition

    The EIC program is a dynamic collaboration of partners focused on reducing poverty in the metro area through volunteer tax preparation, policy advocacy, education and products that help poor people understand their income, develop a spending plan, anticipate and use their refunds more wisely, and access credit and mainstream markets.  

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  • Financial Fitness & Asset Management

    The Financial Education Program introduces people to asset building IDAs, good money management practices with respect to earning, spending, saving, borrowing, and investing. The program teaches our clients to shift from reactive to proactive decision-making to fulfill their financial goals.

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  • Ways to Work-Father Flanagans Boys Home

    Boys Town, in partnership with Heartland Family Service, offers Ways to Work in the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro area to increase financial stability of families through a workforce readiness initiative. Ways to Work is a unique asset building and economic self-sufficiency program that provides small, short-term, low interest loans to working families with dependent children. This program offers alternatives to predatory lending. The vast majority of loans made through the Ways to Work Program are used to purchase modestly priced used vehicles. These loans enable individuals with challenging credit histories to remain in or move forward in their jobs and become banked by traditional financial institutions. 

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  • Ways to Work-Heartland Family Service

    Heartland Family Service, in partnership with Boys Town, offers Ways to Work in the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metro area to increase financial stability of families through a workforce readiness initiative. Ways to Work is a unique asset-building and economic self-sufficiency program that provides small, short-term, low-interest loans to working families with dependent children. This program offers alternatives to predatory lending. The vast majority of loans made through the Ways to Work program are used to purchase modestly priced used vehicles. These loans enable individuals with challenging credit histories to remain in or move forward in their jobs and become banked by traditional financial institutions.

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