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Nov 18, 2020 • Valerie Lugo

Avoid financial stress during the holidays by planning ahead. Identify your end goal to think through how you want to spend this season.

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Oct 19, 2020 • Lindsay Ignatowski

Founded in 2014, BCL’s Community Loan Centers of Austin and Dallas are a financial wellness program offered as a employee benefit to participating employers in our Austin and Dallas programs through employers like Parkland Hospital, United Way of Greater Austin, the Cities of Austin, Dallas, and Wilmer, and more.

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Sep 23, 2020 • Margaret Marshall

We go to a personal trainer to get in shape, a mechanic to get the car tuned up, and watch YouTube videos to learn a new song on the guitar. Yet, when we need to work on our budget, credit, or savings we often try to go at it alone.

A certified financial coach is trained to help clients get their finances in order and provide tools to keep emotions and old habits from getting in the way of making sound financial decisions.

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Mar 25, 2020 • Pamela Garcia

As a HomeOwnership Specialist, I see people every day for all kinds of hardships, from families facing foreclosure to young professionals trying to manage student debt. We know that 40% of Americans don’t have $400 in the bank to pay for an emergency expense.

During a normal moment in time, paycheck to paycheck workers are often only one emergency or surprise medical bill away from a financial crisis. During this period, we see so many Americans in an even more financially precarious position.

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Jan 27, 2020 • Lindsay Ignatowski

Have you ever felt like you had so much debt you weren’t sure where to start even thinking about how to pay it off? Our customers Amber and Bryce, who paid off $40,000 in car and credit card debt in one year, have some advice: Go ahead and take the plunge now. “If you don’t jump now, your situation is still going to be the same a year from now,” Amber said.

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Jan 22, 2018 • Lindsay Ignatowski

A national poll from NeighborWorks America found nearly half of the taxpayers across the country expect to use their 2017 tax refund to strengthen their financial situation by either paying off debt or saving for the future. Financial capability counselors from BCL of Texas are ready to help you make the best decision possible when it comes to completing tax forms, saving and managing debt.

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Aug 25, 2017 • Valerie Lugo

Back to school season is upon us once again, and a parent’s job is never done. We hold many jobs, including being our children’s lifelong teachers. We don’t have all the answers and once in a while we need inspiration to be creative in our own household solutions.

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