financial-literacy-programLet UPO show you how to spend productively, use credit wisely, and set goals for regular saving.

Financial Literacy Education workshops teach the importance of good credit, budgeting and goal setting. Participants receive free credit reports and one-on-one credit counseling as the initial step to financial management. Individuals will develop skills needed to manage money on a day-to-day basis, while creating, debt reduction and saving plans.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding Your Credit
  • Creating/Managing A Budget
  • Setting Financial Goals
  • Saving
  • Basic Banking

Through our partnership with Bank on DC, individuals that do not have a bank or receive limited-banking services due to prior banking issues, can gain access to financial services and products.

Bank on DC is a collaborative effort between local governments, financial institutions, and community organizations whose goals are to provide free to low-cost banking services. Residents who open a banking account with a Bank on DC bank or credit union receive customized products with the following features:

  • No minimum balance requirements
  • No overdraft charges
  • No monthly fees
  • Second chance banking

Our Locations

Building Careers Academy

915 Girard St. NE
Washington, DC 20017


UPO “Petey Green” Community Service Center

2907 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20032

(202) 562-3800