Make Money Work

The U.S. banking/finance industry has its own culture. It is filled with nuances that are not always easy to negotiate, even for native English speakers.

The project is designed to build bridges between various cultural communities and the banking/finance world. We hope this website will help with complex processes like purchasing a home, securing mortgages and making sound decisions and transactions. 

Make Money Work draws insight from various cultural communities to deepen financial literacy. It will ultimately serve as a springboard for talking circles and will prompt exploration of the barriers many individuals and groups face when dealing with financial issues and institutions.

Watch the Make Money Work Documentaries

Financial Freedom & New American Dreams

"This project demonstrates the value of bringing 'real life' challenges to life through community partnerships and media. The TPT/ECHO collaboration collected the insights of African American and New American history with today's real-time integration challenges by featuring the role money plays in not only understanding finance but leveraging money to reach the American dream: home ownership, paying for college, and so much more. Thanks to the support of Wells Fargo Foundation and the LIFT grantees throughout this project, we believe it will empower organizations and individuals in achieving greater financial stability for many." -- TPT/ECHO Team