Pathways to Economic Mobility

The Pathways to Economic Mobility program helps families increase savings, improve credit scores, reduce debt and avoid predatory lending products. The program pilots, replicates and scales innovative financial products and services and provides local organizations with the tools and know-how to use them.

Results & Impact

Over the next 18 months, the program will help over 1,000 individuals connect with safe, affordable financial products.


$250,000

increase in savings using innovative savings products


150

will improve credit through credit builder loans


50

will access low-cost payday loan alternatives

Our Advocacy WOrk

We mobilize the region to advocate for reasonable reform to payday and auto-title lending practices. Learn more about our advocacy work and how you can get involved.

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The Pathways to Economic Mobility Program was created by
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas in partnership with these generous funders:

And enjoys the support of these generous sponsors:
IRS • Wells Fargo • Legacy Texas • Citi • Communities Foundation of Texas/Carth Fund • Frost Bank • US Bank • American First National Bank • Oportun • Seimer Institute for Family Stability