Most what is called urban communities are poor, live in poverty. Unfortunately, most African Americans have no clue of what is: money, credit, investments, insurance and so on. The bibles states that “money answers all things.” African Americas pays higher in interest loans, pay higher taxes then others and are considered consumers, not investors and owners.”
- Grounded in the belief that regardless of background or income level, financially informed individuals are better able to take control of their circumstances, improve their quality of life, and ensure a more stable future for themselves and their families, Urban Economic Empowerment’s mission is to inspire educated financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.
- We envision a world where people make informed, thoughtful, and beneficial financial decisions that are aligned with their values so that they can enjoy better, more secure, and more satisfying lives.
- We can accomplish this is through financial education
- Financial opportunities that we can offer (credit union, bank or lending institution)