Money Works For You Program (MWFY)

Money Works for You is designed to meet the state priority of ‘Financial literacy training, including training in the economics of home repair and renovation.’ GECAC has been working in cooperation with United Way of Erie County to:

  • increase the financial literacy of low-income working families
  • increase the number of low-income working families who have a banking relationship
  • improve the financial condition of low-income working families

Financial Literacy Training Topics:

  • Banking Basics
  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting and Saving
  • Credit Reports/Repair
  • Educational Grants and Loans

Participation Requirements: 

  • Attend four financial literacy classes
  • Make regular deposits to a savings account at a participating financial institution

Follow-up period: Exit survey upon completion.