Financial Empowerment Center (FEC)

Financially knowledgeable individuals make better decisions for themselves and their families, increasing their economic security and well being. The United Way of the Ouachitas provides FREE weekly educational opportunities, partnering with financial institutions, to help them reach their financial goals. Classes will be held weekly on Tuesday from 9:00 am - 10:00am unless stated otherwise. To RSVP for any of the classes below please call 501.623.2505 or email Cora Easterday at to reserve you space. Classes are held at the United Way of the Ouachitas, 233 Hobson Avenue, Hot Springs, AR. ATTENTION: Due to COVID-19 all FEC classes have been moved online unitl further notice. 

2021 Financial Literacy & Stability Class Schedule



  • 02.02.21 - Regions Bank: Financial Guidance When Your Faced With Unexpected Medical Expenses (Online)
  • 02.09.21 - Regions Bank: Tips and Tools to Help Seniors Avoid Financial Exploitation (Online)
  • 02.16.21 - Regions Bank:  Protect Yourself from Identity Theft (Online)
  • 01.23.21 - Regions Bank: Saving for Retirement (Online)


  • 03.02.21 - Regions Bank: 10 Ways to Simplify Banking (Online)
  • 03.09.21 - Regions Bank: Managing Your Money (Online)
  • 03.16.21 - Regions Bank: Wise Use of Credit (Online)
  • 03.23.21 - Regions Bank: Building Your Financial Know - How (Online)
  • 03.30.21 - Regions Bank: Energize Yourself Financially(Online)


  • 04.06.21 - BankcorpSouth (Online)
  • 04.13.21 - TBA: (Online)
  • 04.20.21 - BancorpSouth (Online)
  • 04.27.21 - TBA: (Online)

United Way would like to give a special thanks the following agencies for their financial support.