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Wealth-Building Resources

Wealth-Building Resources for Faith Communities & Leaders

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The Murray Center works with faith leaders and communities to bring them essential knowledge on financial literacy. Our goal is to help you uplift yourself and your community. The Murray Center envisions churches and congregations becoming centers of financial fitness, benefiting their members, their communities and ultimately, their bottom line.

Here’s how you can get involved:

How to Start a Wealth-Building Ministry at Your Church

Operation Hope

Operation Hope can provide free financial education sessions to congregations and other organizations interested in building out wealth-building programs. Visit their website for more information or contact CRCC for an introduction.

George B. Thompson

George B. Thompson is a financial expert and advisor, as well as Senior Pastor of Stewardship and Finances at Faithful Central Bible Church. He can guide churches through his 21-Day Fast Start Challenge. Visit his website for more information or contact CRCC for an introduction.

USC Credit Union – Financial Education

We encourage faith leaders to use the USC Credit Union’s “Financial Focu$” resource to educate yourself and your community. It a great tool to use as part of Wealth-Building Ministry.

USC Credit Union provides information on money basics, such as savings and investing, preventing elder fraud, planning and managing retirement, paying for college and buying a home. Use their “Financial Focu$” resource to access personalized learning according to your needs.

First Citizens Bank sponsors financial empowerment programs conducted by the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture. Explore “Insights” on their website for advice on personal, small business and commercial finance, plus wealth management.