Category Archives: Financial Stability

Fast Facts on Payday Lending

01.23.2014 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, NAVIGATION CENTER

What is payday lending & why does it matter?

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Over the past few weeks, much has been discussed in the media about payday lending, how the industry has grown in Texas and what ... Read More >

 
Book review: "Scarcity"

01.07.2014 | FINANCIAL STABILITY

What scarcity means for families we serve & each of us as well

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A few months ago,  economists and researchers Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir  published Scarcity:  Why Having Too Little ... Read More >

 
New VISTAs join UWATX!

12.09.2013 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6

UWATX kicks off service year
with 5 new AmeriCorps VISTAs

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After wrapping up a banner year with two Success By 6 VISTAs, we are  welcoming five new AmeriCorps VISTAs to the Strategic ... Read More >

 
Bank On Central Texas connects Austinites to bank accounts

11.23.2013 | FINANCIAL STABILITY

Bank On Central Texas connects individuals to bank accounts

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 At United Way for Greater Austin, we know that having a bank account is a critical first step toward thriving financially. That's ... Read More >

 

11.06.2013 | FINANCIAL STABILITY

Get in better financial shape – 10 tips from the Financial Empowerment Boot Camp

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In Texas, working families are often unable to access traditional financial services that can help them repair or build financial ... Read More >

 
Bank of America leaders make Austin greater!

10.30.2013 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, FINANCIAL STABILITY

Partner Profile: Bank of America

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Name: Bank of America Partner for: 20+ years Partner for: Employee Campaign, Financial OpportunityOur relationship:Bank of America ... Read More >

 
UWATX: What we do

10.03.2013 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, FINANCIAL STABILITY, GIVING SOCIETIES, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

UWATX: What We Do

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United Way for Greater Austin has been in this community since 1924 - committed to making Austin greater by building philanthropy ... Read More >

 
Thank You Summer AmeriCorps VISTAs!

09.05.2013 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, NAVIGATION CENTER, SUCCESS BY 6

32 dedicated summer VISTAs gave 9K+ hours of service this summer to make Austin greater

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This summer, 32 AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associates joined UWATX to gather data, bolster services & increase outreach. Three ... Read More >

 
Books, apps & shows to enrich your heart and mind this summer!

07.27.2013 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS, SUCCESS BY 6

Make the most of summer

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The summer time, when children are home and work seems to slow down, is an opportunity and a challenge – adults and children alike ... Read More >

 

04.22.2013 | FINANCIAL STABILITY, NAVIGATION CENTER

Getting the unbanked banked

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Today, United Way for Greater Austin kicks off a strategic outreach campaign to help Austin families save hundreds of dollars each ... Read More >

 
 
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