UPDATE: THANK YOU ~ WITH YOUR HELP, SM 27 PASSED THE FLOOR!!

UPDATE: THANK YOU ~ WITH YOUR HELP, SM 27 PASSED THE FLOOR!!

We have just learned that Senate Memorial 27, a proposition to study Low Interest Loans for State Employees, has passed the floor! This could not have been possible without the help of our sponsor, Sen. Ortiz y Pino,  the NM Senators that helped this action pass, and the community support that all of you so graciously provided with your emails and calls for support. This is a monumental step in...

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SM 27 Heads to the Floor!

SM 27 Heads to the Floor!

Senate Memorial 27 asks the state personnel office to study adding affordable loans to their employee benefits plan.  It has passed both Rules and Public Affairs, and now, it heads to the Floor! About 4,500 state workers with low credit scores use storefront and internet loans averaging 300% interest.  Turnkey services are available through employee benefit plans that can save an average of...

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ACTION ALERT for NEW MEXICO FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES!

ACTION ALERT for NEW MEXICO FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES!

SM-27 will be heard in Public Affairs TODAY! Senate Memorial 27 asks the state personnel office to study adding affordable loans to their employee benefits plan. It will be heard in Public Affairs TODAY at 2:30, in Room 321. It got a do pass recommendation by a 6-3 vote in Senate Rules Wednesday. About 4,500 state workers with low credit scores use storefront and internet loans averaging 300%...

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THANK YOU! SM-27 passes Rules Committee!

THANK YOU! SM-27 passes Rules Committee!

Senate Memorial 27 asks the state personnel office to study adding affordable loans to their employee benefits plan.  It will be heard in Public Affairs at 2:30today in Room 321.  It got a do pass recommendation by a 6-3 vote in Senate Rules yesterday. About 4,500 state workers with low credit scores use storefront and internet loans averaging 300% interest.  Turnkey services are...

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SM-27-URGENT-ACTION NEEDED

SM-27-URGENT-ACTION NEEDED

URGENT – CALL TO ACTION!! Senate Memorial 27 (STUDY LOW-COST LOANS TO STATE EMPLOYEES) is being heard in the Senate Rules Committee, TODAY, at 8:30 am!!!! Please call or email your Senators and let them know that you SUPPORT SM 27!   Here are the names and contact information for the Senate Rules Committee: (505) 986-4300 Switchboard Linda M. Lopez D Chair (505) 986-4300...

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Predatory Lending in NM – Bad for our State!

Predatory Lending in NM – Bad for our State!

New Mexico cannot afford predatory loans. It is absolutely necessary for the Legislature to put a cap on the interest rates of these lenders.       PLEASE  take a look at the VIDEO produced by filmmaker Daniel Sonis in conjunction with the New Mexico Fair Lending Coalition, a consortium of over forty financial counselling and social service organizations, who see the...

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Donate your SPARE CHANGE to Prosperity Works TODAY!!

Donate your SPARE CHANGE to Prosperity Works TODAY!!

Invest in New Mexico using your spare change! MyChange is an app that allows you to use the spare change from your credit or debit purchases to fund the movements and causes that you’re most passionate about – like ours. Sign up HERE to donate your SPARE CHANGE to Prosperity Works TODAY!!    MyChange utilizes a “bank grade” security program and is built with America’s most...

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‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ ~ Prosperity Kids™ ~ Child Savings Accounts

‪#‎GivingTuesday‬ ~ Prosperity Kids™ ~ Child Savings Accounts

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to GIVE! It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about how you are giving. Join us...

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CNM Suncat Savings Challenge

CNM Suncat Savings Challenge

Prosperity Works is partnering with CNM Connect to offer IDA’s to CNM students!   Students have the chance to become smart savers through the Suncat Savings Challenge! What is it? The Suncat Savings Challenge is an opportunity for students to invest in their future with a matched savings account called an Individual Development Account(IDA). Every dollar put into the account will be...

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Common Good Investors

Common Good Investors

The Common Good Investors are local businesses that support Prosperity Works initiatives to end the cycle of poverty in New Mexico.  Donating today will help seed programs for child savings accounts, emergency savings accounts, Individual Development Accounts, secured credit cards, access to banking, and opportunities to build credit all as financial assets that give New Mexico families a host...

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