Do you want to improve your financial health? Save more money? Pay off your debt? Create or improve your credit? Establish your own business or enterprise? Work with a financial coach to help you navigate the financial systems and accomplish your financial goals!
Navigating the financial system can be daunting and complex. Understanding these six components of Financial Capability will help set the path towards long term financial stability:
If you’re looking to improve your own or your family’s money management skills, create and improve your credit, gain access to supplemental resources (such as our Lending Circles program) and receive support navigating financial processes and applications, contact CLUES today to meet with a financial coach!
Financial coaches are available by appointment in both Spanish and English CLUES Minneapolis and St. Paul offices, or by limited availability in Austin and Willmar.
CLUES Lending Circles – or Tandas – are built on a cultural tradition of lending money and saving together among family and friends.
What are the benefits?
CLUES organizes groups of savers, processes payments electronically and reports them to credit agencies. We cover all costs and also provide you with financial education.
CLUES offers free tax preparation service for people with low or medium income. The confidential service is performed by IRS-certified volunteers and includes electronic delivery (e-file) directly to the IRS.
The Tax Year 2022 season opens from Jan. 31 – April 18th, 2023, CLUES is taking limited in person appointments at the following times and locations:
*Appointments are subject to postponement and rescheduling due to COVID related closures and staff and volunteer capacity. Additionally, providing tax prep services through virtual platforms may be an alternative service option.
Interested in filing your own income taxes from the comfort of your home? Do you have basic computer skills? CLUES FSA may be the option for you!
To request FSA services:
Please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive an email response with access to CLUES’ FSA platform. You will be required to create an FSA account. Please follow the following suggestions:
CLUES Tax Volunteers are available to help by providing the following support:
*Please allow 24-48 hrs. to receive FSA-related support responses.
Are you an entrepreneur? Do you have your own business? Do you dream of owning one?
CLUES small business coaches can:
Through CLUES' culturally relevant service approach, potential business owners and entrepreneurs can receive one-on-one financial and small business coaching services, covering the fundamentals of the entrepreneurial ecosystem.