**ACTION ALERT**

**ACTION ALERT**

First, THANK YOU, to all of those who called and were present for the last committee meeting!  When you are not even asked to rise in support or opposition to a proposal it is hard to say that, “my time and effort meant something” but it DOES!  Thank you, thank you! HB 347 along with HB 26 which is our 36% cap, HB 368 which changes reporting requirements on small loans, HB 438 which...

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Simple Steps to Save Successfully During America Saves Week 2017

Simple Steps to Save Successfully During America Saves Week 2017

By Tammy G. Bruzon, America Saves   America Saves Week (February 27 – March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. Each year, we encourage savers – or potential savers – just like you to set a goal, make a plan, and save automatically. This America Saves Week, try these five simple steps to help yourself save automatically...

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ACTION NEEDED! “State Employee Loan Repayment” Bill

ACTION NEEDED!  “State Employee Loan Repayment” Bill

URGENT – CALL TO ACTION!! We need alternatives to HIGH INTEREST LOANS in New Mexico! SUPPORT SB 166! Senate Bill 166 (Requiring the State to provide LOW-COST LOANS TO STATE EMPLOYEES) will be heard in the Senate Corporations & Transportation Committee on Friday, 2/17 at 2 pm in Room 311.     Please call or email your Senators and Representatives and let them know that...

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2017 PW Legislative Priorities:

2017 PW Legislative Priorities:

2017 PW Legislative Priorities: Representative Javier Martinez is sponsoring a HB 100 – requiring the Lending Industry to Report Positive Credit. This is scheduled for Feb. 9th at 1:30pm in room 309. Representative Joanne Ferrary is sponsoring a HB 239 – Requiring the State of NM to provide alternative short term lending products. Senator Jerry Ortiz y Pino is sponsoring SB...

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Thank You!!!

Thank You!!!

Dear Prosperity Works Friends, Investors, Partners, Families, Donors, Volunteers, and all else who propel this work… On behalf of ALL of us here at Prosperity Works, we wish you, your staff, family and friends, a wonderful and Happy New Year. 2016 has been quite the year, and we are so inspired by all that you have done and continue to do to encourage generosity and kindness. Together, we...

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Homes For The Holidays

Homes For The Holidays

Our hands are out and our hats are off! The boom and bust of the housing industry in recent years has fueled doubt about the value of home ownership, and caused many to re-examine the long-held belief that owning a home is a viable path to a stable and successful financial future.  Don’t tell that to the 300 homeowners who have worked with us to claim their share of the American Dream! They...

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Rio Grande Credit Union Honored With the Louise Herring Award

Rio Grande Credit Union Honored With the Louise Herring Award

Albuquerque, New Mexico. – Rio Grande Credit Union received runner-up nationally for the Louise Herring award for its outstanding support to member service and local New Mexico communities. Rio Grande Credit Union was honored with the Louise Herring Award for its Prosperity Kidstm Program. The Credit Union partnered with Prosperity Works to assist families with opening Child Savings Accounts...

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GivingTuesdayNM is NEXT WEEK!

GivingTuesdayNM is NEXT WEEK!

Can You Support Prosperity Works on Giving Tuesday – November 28th & 29th?   We are excited to be part of the #GivingTuesdayNM coalition this year and invite you to join the movement. You can help by letting your friends, family, and colleagues that #GivingTuesdayNM is coming on November 28th & 29th. Prosperity Works believes that Personal, Social, and Financial assets give New...

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The State of the State with former gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber

The State of the State with former gubernatorial candidate Alan Webber

Originally published in Poster Boyz, October 12, 2016, by Devon Jackson. For someone with no previous political experience, Alan Webber did way better than expected when running for governor back in 2014. Out of the five candidates in the democratic primary that year, he came in second to former state Attorney General Gary King (who went on to lose to incumbent Susana Martinez) and ahead of two...

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Albuquerque Journal’s Winthrop Quigley talks with Ona on Prosperity Works

Albuquerque Journal’s Winthrop Quigley talks with Ona on Prosperity Works

Originally published: Sunday, April 24th, 2016 at 12:02am, Albuquerque Journal. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two Washington-based think tanks that are generally on opposite sides of the ideological divide collaborated to find a consensus approach to reducing poverty in our nation. The plan, published last year by the American Enterprise Institute and the Brookings Institution, emphasizes among other...

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