“I’m glad I didn’t give up.”

“I’m glad I didn’t give up.”

Michael T. credit and money management; homeownership HOPE Inside Wells Fargo/RBC Bank Atlanta Like many college students, Michael Tobias struggled to manage money and had accrued a significant amount of credit card debt and a poor credit score by the time graduation...
“I feel like I have a new life.”

“I feel like I have a new life.”

Andrea T credit and money management; homeownership HOPE Inside Bank of the West – Oakland, CA In the wake of the Great Recession, Andrea Techaira lost it all — her home, her business, even her marriage. The Oakland, California, native remembers feeling discouraged by...
“I’m no longer defined by one mistake.”

“I’m no longer defined by one mistake.”

Edwin W. credit and money management HOPE Inside SunTrust Bank – Tampa, FL For 20 years, Edwin Walker faced more hardships than most people could handle in a lifetime. Struggling to maintain a steady income and care for his elderly mother, Edwin found himself...
“I have a renewed sense of purpose.”

“I have a renewed sense of purpose.”

Life sometimes has a way of turning in an unanticipated direction. For 36-year-old Regina Burpo, losing her job after 12 years and becoming the primary caregiver for her sick father was not how she imagined her life would turn out. With help from HOPE she started...