Your financial future starts here!

Choose your NEXT STEP:

.... get your taxes done for FREE and obtaining the maximum available refund

.... obtain a small-dollar loan to meet a specific financial need

.... open an appropriate bank or savings account and avoiding fees

.... learn more about budgeting and personal finances

Each STEP can help you gain financial stability. 

All these financial resources and programs are available at no charge through the efforts of Next Step KC, a non-profit organization serving the Kansas City region.

 

Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation

Worried about getting your taxes done? We can help with your taxes for free! Learn more about the Earned Income Tax Credit and how Next Step KC can help you get the maximum refund you are entitled to.

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Financial Empowerment

Financial Empowerment

Next Step KC is dedicated to teaching people in the Kansas City metro area the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing for your retirement, the resources we provide can help you be confident in your own financial decisions.

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Small-Dollar Loans

Small-Dollar Loans

We believe in fair access to affordable loans that help people improve their financial situation. Before you consider a high interest loan, see if you're an eligible candidate for a Next Step KC small-dollar loan to help with your pressing financial issue. 

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News




KC takes "wrong lead" in payday lending

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The Kansas City Star, in a Sunday editorial, wrote an extensive piece on Kansas City's direct involvement in the growth of online payday lending. 

The editorial states: "This region has embraced the noxious online payday loan industry in a big way." It then lists the direct financial and political involvement by several Kansas City area individuals in online payday lending.

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