Financial Stability

Opportunities to succeed

United Way of Metropolitan Nashville endeavors to create stable financial futures for individuals and families. The solutions across this pathway provide Nashvillians opportunities to achieve long-term financial stability. In 2015, 31% of investments were earmarked toward financial stability strategies in our community. United Way currently funds 70 programs with 36 partner agencies in the area of financial stability. 

The Financial Stability Pathway

680,000 calls made to United Way's 2-1-1 Helpline from 2010-2015
20% of Nashvillians live in poverty*
73,000 individuals and families received Free Tax Prep from 2010-2015
11% of Nashvillians do not have a bank account
4,500 accounts opened from 2010-2015
3,700 clients achieved $2.9M in debt reduction & $500K in savings from 2013-2015.
30% of Nashvillians are cost-burdened, spending more than 30% of their income for housing*
promoting financial stability
Housing costs increased by 10% for rentals & purchases in 2015*
Programs
Financial Empowerment Center
Financial Empowerment Center

The Financial Empowerment Center helps clients reduce debt and build assets through free 1-on-1 financial counseling.More Details

VITA
VITA

The VITA program provides free tax prep to those who earned less than $64,000 in 2016.More Details

Nashville Alliance for Financial Independence
Nashville Alliance for Financial Independence

NAFI is a network of organizations and community members that work with a goal of promoting financial health for others.More Details

2-1-1
2-1-1

Information and referral help line that provides resources to cover basic needs in times of crisis.More Details

Bank On Music City
Bank On Music City

Bank On Music City's mission is to connect individuals and families with safe and affordable bank accounts.More Details

Financial Stability Funded Programs
Financial Stability Funded Programs

United Way funds 70 programs within 36 partner agencies focused on financial stability.More Details