Helping individuals and families earn economic independence through financial education, development services and low-cost banking options.

At Prosperity Connection, we believe in the power of financial education and the transformational results it can bring to the community. So, in working with our social service and community partners, we created the Excel Center®, a destination point and trusted source for FREE financial literacy classes, individual, goal-focused financial coaching, life skills education, professional development, and much more. The Excel Center offers a platform to promote and encourage self-sufficiency and financial dignity through the power of education and development services.

Office Hours: M-Th (9-4:30 pm) and Friday (9-1:30 pm). By Appointment Only.

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Prosperity Connection has launched two RedDough® Money Centers to serve the St. Louis metro area: Pagedale and South St. Louis City. RedDough is a small-dollar loan store that also offers check cashing and other alternative banking services. We provide an affordable alternative to traditional check cashing and payday lending, while presenting a true pathway to economic independence. In addition, its mission is to give back to the communities it serves by providing resources to support financial education, scholarships and various social services.

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