The Office of Financial Empowerment, Capital Area Community Services, and Cristo Rey Community Center have come together to create a public and non-profit partnership known as the Financial Empowerment Center.
The Lansing Financial Empowerment Center offers free one-on-one financial counseling and is available to anyone, there are no restrictions based on income or life circumstance. Our mission is to educate, empower, and protect individuals and families, and our goals are to:
- Connect individuals to safe and affordable mainstream banking products and services
- Assist clients in establishing credit when they have none, or in increasing their credit score if they have damaged credit
- Assist clients in establishing and maintaining a savings habit and increase total savings
- Assist clients in prioritizing and decreasing total debt.