For Wealth Growing and Dream Funding

For many, the ultimate symbol of success is owning a home, starting a business, becoming unstuck, financially, leaving a legacy. All of which are the crux of the American Dream. But what does it take to get there? How do you stay there? Is now the right time to do it? Do you need to learn more about managing your money first? At Doorways, we feel a certain level of financial savvy and “know how” is the answer. Unfortunately, that is not something taught in schools. Most people learn money matters the hard way, by making uninformed choices and mistakes. #TheStruggleIsReal

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we address the Dream and the first step to getting there.

We've got all your bases covered. We will empower you on every level so you can achieve financial success-whether that means buying your first home, keeping your home, building an ADU, establishing maintaining a small business or improving your finances - so you can feel informed and confident about your decisions every step of the way. #we'reheretoPROTECTyou

Why doorways?

Doorways is a way in. A way through. A passage. A rite of passage. a symbol of home. A crossing over. It's where you can get your foot in the door.

Doorways is unique because we care. We go above and beyond what most housing counseling and educational organizations provide and ensure that our information is relevant, complete, fun, inspiring, tech-savvy and engaging. We offer a combination of online tools and in-person coaching from certified counselors to help you align your goals with your values.

We offer, real tangible advice without an agenda. #nostringsattached


Doorways fosters financial empowerment and individual wealth by demystifying the process of buying, getting unstuck financially, owning, aduing, entrepreneurs and small business owners, trust and insurance while cultivating wise credit consumers.


Doorways aims to be a nationally recognized Housing Counseling Organization, a refreshingly conscientious Community Development Center and a dynamic online financial education leader committed to bolstering the economic landscape through social responsibility and empowering financial programs

How we can help

For consumers looking to preserve their investment, credit building consumers and modest income families, Doorways is the education, advocacy and resource organization that is dedicated to providing both sophisticated, relevant and engaging financial education tools online, as well as personal attention through group coaching, online events and one-on-one coaching to empower their lasting prosperity.

Our values

To empower and educate consumers. To inspire resilient credit consumers. To serve the greater good and provide leadership in creating engaged communities through generosity and philanthropy. To make an impact in the Housing Counseling and Community Development arenas by participating in social reform and social justices’ initiatives (National Coalition for Equity).

About the founder

Hi, I'm Katherine, founder of Doorways. I'm here to help you become prosperous and live in a place of PLENTY. I come from a blue-collar family and I'm no stranger to struggle #thestruggleisreal. Growing up, I learned that there are the haves and the have notes. I saw those around me going in the same cycle of disaster again and again and I knew if they just were informed, they could avoid a lot of headaches and heartache. This experience inspired me to dedicate my life to seeing more people become not just haves but confident, empowered money managers, homeowners, and consumers. Making their dreams come true.

So, after getting my BA in Business Management from Pepperdine University, I learned everything you need to know to be financially fit - every process, document, loophole, and hoop you may have to jump through. I know what the banks are looking for, I know what the underwriter wants to see, I know how to get your foot in the door of your new home or empowered life. #we'vegotthis

People come to me because they believe in the vision, I hold for them: that you can achieve financial wellness no matter your stage of life, past mistakes, or current lack of knowledge. I have over 10 years of non-profit experience helping people improve their financial situations through vocational rehabilitation, financial counseling and education and I'm here to help you too.

I have adopted the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling Code of Ethics and Conduct. I am also certified with HUD, NeighborWorks America and completed Leadership Development training coursework with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition in Washington, D.C – educating coupled with products and services that affirmative further fair housing.

Through Doorways, you will learn about the real tangible, effective steps that will move you from, "I didn't think I could ever own a home...improve my credit…manage debt…. start my own business…build and ADU…protect my wealth with trust and insurance" to actually being fully educated and empowered homeowner or consumer. Because buying a home and learning about money is really an investment in you. I'm here to help you turn the tides for you if you're headed down the wrong path. To help you start off on the right foot if you are new to managing your money. To be your trusted friend and guide on this journey. My goal is providing the resources you need to shore up the place where you might be vulnerable. I want to help you by addressing your immediate needs first, creating a plan for the future based on your values and dreams and executing that plan with tools and education in the most convenient ways for you. Doorways is your all-in-one financial toolbox, compass, magnifying glass, lighthouse to buying, getting unstuck financially, owning, aduing, entrepreneurs and small business owners, trust and insurance. #becauseknowhowispower #wearejustgettingstarted