Anthony

Anthony

Anthony is a veteran living with a disability who keeps an enduring, positive outlook on life. He was homeless until he found the Missouri Veteran Endeavor (MOVE-STL) which is a long-term housing facility for veterans located in the 24:1 Community footprint. As soon as he moved in, they referred him to start financial coaching. His…

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Brandii

Brandii

“I am humbled to be on this journey and so very grateful to all the people and organizations, like Prosperity Connection that have played a part” Meet Brandii Palmisano. She moved to the St. Louis area from Orange County, California in 2007.  After being offered a great job opportunity by her brother-in-law, she packed up…

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Amethyst

Amethyst

“It takes discipline, persistence, and a lot of inspiration to set a goal and stick to it, but it’s worth it. I see a path to my dream now. ” When we first met Amethyst in September of 2016, her primary goal was to obtain a full-time job and to decrease her expenses. Little did…

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Willie: A Long Journey to Home Ownership

Willie: A Long Journey to Home Ownership

“You can’t just look at the right now. It’s one step at a time. I’m going to take my credit score as high as it will go…and then I’ll have more choices, more freedom.” For years, Willie had been working to find the best pathway to improve his personal finances. “I have tried countless attempts,…

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Steven

Steven

Two years ago, Steven had a lot of sensible ideas about managing money. He never wanted to be in debt, so he saved up for a house and paid in cash rather than taking out a mortgage. But not long after moving into his new home, a fire ignited while he was sleeping and the…

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Reginald

Reginald

“They [Prosperity Connection] began to really inspire me on saving and getting things back to normal in my life.” Second chances do exist. And Reginald is grateful for them. After being released from prison, Reginald faced a variety of struggles. He wanted to connect with his daughter, but encountered challenges when interacting with the mother….

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Monica

Monica

“I have nothing holding me back…I sleep better now.” Monica was ready to make some changes in her life. For starters, she wanted to take control of her finances. “I just wanted a few tips to get out of the hole I created,” Monica said. Prosperity Connection works with Kingdom House — a local social…

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Linda

Linda

“I thought I was doing the right thing. The loan company told me I would be building my credit, but it turned out to be something else.” From time to time, we all hit roadblocks on the highway of life. These events can prevent or delay us in achieving our financial dreams. Despite being on…

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Barbara

Barbara

“I came a long way with the counseling and all of the different services that I received.” Life can be full of unexpected twists and turns…Barbara had her share of them. As a victim of domestic abuse, she started off as a resident of the local YWCA’s Transitional Housing program. For the first time in…

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