Constant Investor – Myra Ghattas

Constant Investor – Myra Ghattas

Seeing that the things that she is most passionate about are family, community, diversity, and growing educational opportunities, it is no surprise that Myra Ghattas of Slate Street Café continues to give to Prosperity Works year after year. Being a leader in the food and beverage industry, choosing to source food and services locally, and being a mentor to new entrepreneurs, she places a high...

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WOMAN OF INFLUENCE

WOMAN OF INFLUENCE

  ARELLANA CORDERO NAMED WOMAN OF INFLUENCE IN NEW MEXICO   Arellana Cordero, Executive Vice President and CFO of Southwest Capital Bank and a PROSPERITY WORKS Board member, has been honored by Albuquerque Business First as one of 21 NM Women of Influence for 2017.  She was chosen from among 250 nominees and 120 final applicants for this annual community leadership...

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Leslie Elgood – Supporter and more!

Leslie Elgood – Supporter and more!

  She doesn’t quite remember when she first began giving to Prosperity Works, but Leslie Elgood remembers being one of the millions of kids who Trick or Treated for Unicef in the 50’s. On Halloween, she and her sister would collect pennies for Unicef instead of candy. She appreciates her mother’s wisdom about giving: “Since we earned a living from the people in the community, it was...

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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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