Realizing the American Dream Course of Homeowners Hosted in October

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Business and Community Lenders of Texas

From its headquarters in College Station, Spirit of Texas Bank provides a variety of lending and banking services for consumer and commercial clients. Additionally, Spirit of Texas Bank remains actively involved in community efforts through its partnership with the Business and Community Lenders of Texas (BCL of Texas), a nonprofit economic development organization. Educational services offered by BCL of Texas include the Realizing the American Dream course.

Designed to equip homeowners with the necessary knowledge to become confident and educated home buyers, Realizing the American Dream covers an assortment of topics related to mortgage and homeownership. Participants will receive guidance from a team of skilled homeownership professionals and receive instruction on purchase contracts, budgeting, and mortgage pre-qualifications. Additionally, the course incorporates assistance with home maintenance and costs for loan closing and settlements.

Registration for the course is $50, and attendees may bring along a spouse or guest aged 18 or older, at no additional cost. For more details about the course, which will take place October 15, 2016, visit


Keep Austin Funded and Keep Dallas Funded Programs Serve Entrepreneurs

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BCL of Texas


Spirit of Texas Bank operates out of College Station and offers a wide assortment of financial services for commercial and consumer banking. A company with a history of community involvement, Spirit of Texas Bank partners with the Business and Community Lenders of Texas (BCL of Texas) to educate consumers on mortgage and lending. Additionally, BCL of Texas supports local entrepreneurs through the Keep Austin Funded and Keep Dallas Funded series of programs.

Keep Austin Funded and Keep Dallas Funded provide local entrepreneurs with access to the necessary tools, knowledge, and capital for success as well as an easy-to-use crowdfunding platform. The programs’ team of crowdfunding specialists offer one-on-one coaching, assisting entrepreneurs in navigating the crowdfunding process, such as determining project costs and creating feasible business models. Entrepreneurs also receive guidance on how to leverage local resources to reach fundraising goals and how to curate and manage their project through Indiegogo, a leading crowdfunding platform.

For more information about BCL’s crowdfunding services, visit