FFGA gives people in Greater Austin the basic financial skills and knowledge to help them build strong financial futures.

The goals of FFGA are to:

1. promote financial literacy, and

2. provide money management tools needed to manage finances effectively

Better financial literacy improves financial health by:

1. Helping people understand financial choices and make wise decisions

2. Helping people build a positive credit score

3. Showing people ways to reduce debt


As the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) explains,

“People with the least amount of money and education can least afford financial mistakes, but have the most difficulty making smart financial decisions.”