Who we are

Founded in 2001 METEC is a non-profit 501c(3) organization that was established to provide economic opportunities for families that live in Peoria, specifically those earning low-to moderate wages. We believe the road to improving ones economic well being, starts with financial literacy. Financial education is the core of every program METEC offers. METEC is a HUD-approved housing counseling supplier with expertise in homeownership and downpayment program administration. Our programs now serve more than seven counties including Peoria, Knox, Tazewell, Stark, Woodford, Mason, and Fulton.


Empowering families and individuals to improve their financial well-being through housing counseling, credit counseling, financial education, and employment preparation.










Download Budgeting Worksheets

Budget Calculator

Click to download the Budget Calculator. Need help setting up a format to plan your budget for the entire year? This Microsoft Excel file can help! It is already set up so that all you have to do is enter in your expenses. Each entry is automatically is summarized in the total field.

Monthly Budget Sheet

Click to download this Monthly Budget Sheet. Figure out your monthly budget with this Microsoft Word document. Add budget categories as needed. Entries are automatically summarized in the total field.

Need an online option?

The following is a link to online budget tools.

MoneySmart Calculators and Budget/Planning Tools