Financial Empowerment Center at a Glance
The City of Lights Financial Empowerment Center offers free one-on-one 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 More tab to schedule your introductory appointment with a financial counselor.
Financial Counseling Program Components
Individualized Counseling Plans
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.
At the City of Lights Financial Empowerment Center, financial counselors will help you develop a personal budget designed to have you reduce your debt, increase your savings and live within appropriate means.