FEC Spotlight: Jamie’s Financial Journey

FEC Spotlight: Jamie’s Financial Journey

Jamie Lewis-Stewart, from Murfreesboro, spent nearly a decade working inside the banking system before joining the Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) as financial counselor in 2020. For Financial Literacy Month, she offers a few thoughts on her journey and how her...

Free Tax Prep Program Kicks Off Across Middle Tennessee

Individuals, families earning less than $70,000 in 2021 are eligible for free tax prep services Today, United Way of Greater Nashville and partner agencies officially kicked off the 18th annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) free tax prep program. U.S....
Financial Empowerment Is Only An Appointment Away

Financial Empowerment Is Only An Appointment Away

In this video, Sam and Ace discuss services provided by the Financial Empowerment Center, as well as the impact of program. The Financial Empowerment Center offers no-cost one-on-one financial counseling to anyone who needs it—regardless of income. Our counselors help...
Q&A with Barbara Siemer – Blog

Q&A with Barbara Siemer – Blog

We heard from Barbara Siemer, co-founder of the Siemer Institute alongside her husband Al, on what it’s like leading the charge to prevent and end family homelessness across the United States. What gave you the idea to start the Siemer Institute? Let’s go back to 2003...