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Wealth-Building Resources

Wealth-Building Resources in Los Angeles

This resource guide includes links discussed during the USC Cecil Murray Center’s workshops on building wealth.

Personal Finance Empowered

CIT/OneWest Bank’s Personal Finance Empowered website 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 Roadmap to Financial Strength to access personalized learning according to your needs.

Resources from the City of Los Angeles

Business Stakeholders
The City of Los Angeles provides a variety of services for businesses, including loan programs, the Minority Business Development Agency, tax resources and information about city contracts. Visit this page to find links to these services.

L.A. Business Portal
The L.A. Business Portal provides you with all of the information you need to plan, start, manage, and grow your business. Try the Start Up Guide to quickly map out how to register your new business and be compliant. Explore a rich library of content and resources to help you manage and grow your business.

Private Citizens
The City of Los Angeles provides many resources for individual residents, from the Department of Water and Power to cultural and recreational activities. Visit this page to find links to these services, including 311, animals services, housing, transportation and parking, utilities and more.

Employment
On this page, you will find links job boards for the City of Los Angeles, the fire or police departments, the airport, the Department of Water and Power and more. You will also find information about job boards and job training programs, including resources for financial aid, computer classes, youth programs, internships and volunteer programs.

Housing and Homelessness
The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority provides information for people in need of shelter as well as well as tools for providers, including information about applying for funding and securing contracts. 

  • Hotline: (213) 225-6581 (Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
  • Shelter Hotline: 1-(800) 548-6047 (Daily After 5 p.m.)
  • TDD: 1-(800) 660-4026 (for the deaf and hearing disabled)
  • L.A. County: Homeless families can dial 211 or visit 211 L.A. County.

 

Build Your Wealth – A Virtual Lunch and Learn

Find out how to take control of your financial future. Join us for our next workshop:

Construya su Riqueza: Un almuerzo y aprendizaje virtual

The presentation will be English with Spanish translation available. The materials will be in Spanish.
La presentación será traducida del inglés al español y los materiales estarán en español.

Miércoles, 30 de Marzo de 2022 a las 12:30 pm PST
Inscríbase en: https://bit.ly/usc-riqueza

Wednesday, March 30, 2022 @ 12:30 pm PST
Register here: https://bit.ly/usc-riqueza