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Contact us for technical assistance to support your existing or new asset-building initiatives, or use the resources below to find valuable information and support.

Find Asset Building Programs in Texas

Thanks to a grant from Bank of America, you can type in your zip code and find contact and website information for the nearest IDA programs, free tax preparation sites, homebuyer and financial education programs, small business information and technical assistance providers, debt management organizations, and much more. Visit the Asset-Building Database.

Data and Research Tools and Resources

RAISE Texas Publications and Newsletters

Workplace Financial Wellness Report

Workplace Financial Wellness Executive Summary

RAISE Texas IDA Toolkit

Texas Benefits Screening and Enrollment Services

Child Support for College Initiative Final Report

2012 RAISE Texas IDA Survey

RAISE Texas Financial Coaching Survey Executive Summary

2010-2011 RAISE Texas IDA Report

How to Start a VITA Site in your Community: Bringing More Dollars into the Local Economy While Supporting Families, VITA toolkit (updated 2013).

OpportunityTexas' Tax-Time Savings Project Guide

Increasing Economic Stability in Small Cities and Rural Communities, RAISE Texas Report 2010

RAISE Texas 2008 IDA Report

RAISE Texas E-Newsletter Archive

RAISE Texas Network Video

Partners' Asset-Building Resources for Texas

Assets and Opportunity Scorecard for Texas

Texas Regional Opportunity Index (TROI)

Money Matters (English), Citi Community Development

Money Matters (Spanish), Citi Community Development

Find a VITA Site in your area, IRS

Dollar for Dollar: Incentives and Innovations to Boost Savings in Texas

Child Support and Financial Stability Strategies: Understanding Financial Goals and Habits of Texas Child Support Customers, Office of the Attorney General- Child Support Division

Guide to Understanding Alternative Financial Services, United Way Capital Area and Alliance for Economic Inclusion

College Access and Financial Aid Websites

National Asset-Building Resources and Organizations (by category)

Asset Building

Prosperity Now (formerly CFED)

New America Foundation, Asset Building Program

Center for Social Development (at Washington University)

Institute on Assets and Social Policy (at Brandeis University)

Economic Opportunities

Opportunity Finance Network

The Center for Financial Services Innovation

Financial Capability: Financial Coaching, Counseling & Education

Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE)

CNM Connect- Central New Mexico Community College

Sage Financial Solutions

Suggestions for Increasing Enrollment & Attendance for Financial Education Classes (YWCA Delaware)

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas publication, Building Wealth

Texas Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

The IBAT Education Foundation (Texas)

Texas Department of Banking

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

Jump$tart Coalition Clearinghouse

National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)


Aspen Institute, Initiative on Financial Security

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Center for Public Policy Priorities (Texas)

Center for Social Development's State Assets Policy Pages

National Consumer Law Center

Texas Appleseed

Predatory Lending

Center for Responsible Lending

State Asset-Building Coalitions/Collaboratives/Programs







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New Mexico

North Carolina



South Carolina


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