United Ways across America have assisted community members in financial crises for 120 years, primarily through supporting "safety net" programs in communities. The economic challenges impacting families today call for moving past just being the "safety net" of last resort. In an effort to empower people to achieve long-term financial stability that leads to independence, the United Way Financial Stability Partnership© of Alabama builds upon three strategies: Learn, Earn and Save.

Learn

Learn

  • Budgeting, credit and debt management
  • Banking products and services
  • How to identify predatory financial practices
  • HUD-certified Housing Counseling
Earn

Earn

  • Access public and employer benefits
  • Credit repair and debt reduction
  • Career development
  • Access to free income tax assistance
Save

Save

  • Savings and checking accounts
  • Individual Development Accounts
  • Split refunds
  • Investments