Take Control of Finances

Nashville Financial Empowerment Center

The Nashville Financial Empowerment Center provides free, professional financial counseling to all Nashvillians citywide. Schedule an appointment to work with a counselor to reduce your debt, build your credit score, create a budget, and save for the future.  The Nashville Financial Empowerment Center is a program of the Office of Mayor Megan Barry in partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. Make an appointment or call 615-748-3620.

Making Financial Decisions

Nerd Wallet can help you find the best financial products for you, at no cost.

Budgeting and Spending

Mint is a free budgeting, cashflow, and spending tracking web service. The resource allows you to enter in your accounts, track your spending, get your credit score, and monitor your accounts.

Paying for College

Visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for tools and resources to help you figure out how to pay for higher education.

Planning for Retirement

Visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for tools and resources to help you plan for retirement.

Buying a Home

For tools and resources for financing and buying a home, visit the CFPB.

How much house can I afford?

Determine how much house you can afford using Nerd Wallet’s mortgage calculator.

File a Complaint

Have an issue with a financial product or service?  Do you feel like you are being cheated?

You can file complaints online at the federal level and the state level.