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-Mayor Virg Bernero

Mayor Virg Bernero

Jessica Dexter Testimonials

"Helped me establish credit. I was able to get Master Card with no trouble."

"Jessica has help guide me through the finer points of personal finances. There are a lot of aspects involved in being financially sound and without her help and guidance I would be lost. Thank you Jessica and Financial Empowerment Center."

"Learning a lot of things I didn't know. She's steering me in the right direction."

"I am learning about my budget and credit report. I enjoy it. Relieves some stress."

"They are helping me get through my confusions."

"They listen and suggest things to me that I need to hear and they are courteous and write everything down for me so I can understand things better."

"Jessica is very good at uncovering details to correct the financial situation and furthermore to find solutions."

"It was really helpful about where I need to be financial for my future. Thanks again."

"You have helped me a great deal."

"Was reluctant at first because did not want to face post financial history and did not want to face future (budgeting, etc..) because no money. We've met 3 times and slowly she has let me face what I could handle at a pace I needed. I'm on the verge of financial stability (job, working on credit report) and she has been great. I've been treated with respect and I can tell she really cares."

"Would not have no idea about what I needed to do or how to fix my history. Jessica and the entire FEC are a Godsend and greatly appreciated and needed by me. Thank you."

"My counselor is very efficient and clear on what she expects from me. In addition to making me view things from a different perspective."

"My counseling with Jessica has beeen great. She has really helped me with being able to budget my money as well as improved my credit score within 1 month! I feel more responsible and in control!! Thanks!!"

"Jessica has shown me that my credit score is not only important but that good score is attainable. Thank you."


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