Financial Empowerment

Financial Empowerment

Our goal is to educate our clients on the fundamentals of Asset Building and Financial Management that will enable them to reach their financial goals and thrive in hard economic times. By coupling Workforce development, financial empowerment and income supports YPI staff is impacting the upward financial mobility of its clients.
Key programs and services include: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance – Provides free tax preparation to families earning less than $54,000/year; Financial Capability workshops- YPI uses an FDIC adapted curriculum that covers Budgeting, Banking, Credit and Debt Management; Financial Coaching- YPI financial coaches are available to help families create realistic short term and long term financial goals while providing access to socially responsible financial products; Matched Saving Accounts- available to those who complete financial education workshop series, YPI offers an $85 incentive to individuals who consistently save a minimum of $5 each month for one year; Lending Circles- An innovative zero percent social loan that assists individuals to build or rebuild their credit.

Impact Statement

To increase the financial mobility of our clients by providing access to livable wage jobs, one on one financial coaching and access to socially responsible financial products.

Partner Programs

Citibank, JP Morgan Chase, Capital One, LISC, City of Los Angeles, Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles, Internal Revenue Service, U.S Department of Labor, Aspiration Bank.

Zip Codes That We Serve

City and County of Los Angeles.

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