5th Annual Rio Grande Credit Union Golf Classic – Benefiting Prosperity Works!

5th Annual Rio Grande Credit Union Golf Classic – Benefiting Prosperity Works!

Join us next month, Thursday, September 21, 2017, for the 5th Annual Rio Grande Credit Union Golf Classic! Starts at 1 p.m. Registration includes participation in a 4 person scramble, dinner, range balls and cart.  This will be an exciting tournament! Some other exciting perks to the tourney: It will be scramble tourney, a raffle will be associated with the tourney, and, yes, there will...

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Support a Strong CFPB!

The loan sharks are circling!  Unlike sharks in the sea, these guys are really dangerous and they’re coming after us by working to take the lifeguard off the beach.   We’re talking about the financial sharks – big bank sharks like Wells Fargo that got caught opening fraudulent accounts without their customers’ knowledge; payday sharks that strip *billions* of dollars out of...

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IDA FUNDING! CALL TODAY!

For more than 10 years we here at Prosperity Works have been offering the opportunity to New Mexican’s to be freed from poverty through an asset building tool we call Individual Development Accounts (IDA’s). We match family savings $4 to their $1 for the purchase of a first home, to capitalize a small business or for post secondary education. In just the last five days, Prosperity...

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In the mean time, SMILE.

Shark Hunters! Well, you know what we did in the legislative session! All storefront products swept under the same reporting requirements and the 175% all in rate! Progress, NOT Victory, but this expected to save New Mexicans $500M over the next two years. BUT THAT IS NOT ALL! Many of you know that we have been working to implement an employer based product that is 24.9% called TrueConnect....

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Wrong CHOICE Act scheduled for a vote tomorrow!

Wrong CHOICE Act scheduled for a vote tomorrow!

Members of the House of Representatives will vote tomorrow on a dangerous piece of legislation that has the potential to cause immense harm to working families and retirees, all in the name of lining the pockets of big banks and Wall Street billionaires. The so-called Financial CHOICE Act (HR 10) would radically roll back the rules put in place after the 2008 financial crisis to keep big banks...

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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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Protected: 2017 PW Legislative Priorities:

Protected: 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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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 Story of Asset Building in New Mexico  

The Story of Asset Building in New Mexico  

The greatest promise of our nation is our people:  everyday Americans work hard and aspire to achieve the modest dream of making a living, providing for their families, and making a contribution to their community.  However, in this economic climate, our dreams are in danger as too many hard-working Americans are struggling to make ends meet. Some of us have savings, lines of credit,...

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Sarah Silverman has it right!

Sarah Silverman has it right!

Hello there~   Recently Sarah Silverman asked her 8.26 million followers to invent an app that rounds up your change and sends it to causes – take a look: Sarah Silverman has it right!   And then… she discovered the new tool that Prosperity Works is using to collect spare change called MyChange:   Prosperity Works is partnering with MyChange because Sarah is right – if we all...

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