Financial Empowerment Center

The City of Aurora Financial Empowerment Center offers free one-on-one professional financial counseling to low- and moderate-income households in the region. The City of Aurora has contracted with the Neighbor Project to deliver professional financial counseling for the Center on an appointment basis. Please click on the Book Online menu to learn more about how financial coaching works, or to schedule your introductory appointment with a financial counselor.

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Financial Counseling Program Components

Individualized Counseling Plans

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Establish Credit

Improve Credit Score

Financial counselors will work with you to determine the best course of action to establish a credit history or to improve your credit score.

Establish a Savings Plan

Establish a Relationship with Financial Institutions

Financial counselors will work with you to identify your personal goals and develop a savings plan to help reach them. They will also review with you banking products from different financial institutions to determine which relationship will be the most fruitful for you.

Reduce Debt

Enhance Your Budgeting Skills

Financial counselors will help you develop a personal budget designed to help you reduce your debt, increase your savings and live within appropriate means.

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City of Aurora
Financial Empowerment Center

Get in touch with Financial Empowerment Center staff to learn more about our services and how you can benefit.

712 S. River Street, 2nd Floor, Aurora, IL


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