November 11, 2019

November is National Entrepreneurship Month. In 2016, President Obama established the month by Presidential Proclamation to “celebrate entrepreneurs who serve their communities and bolster our economy.” According to a report by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, 27 m...

October 10, 2019

Did you know that the mean credit card debt of U.S. households is about $5,700, according to Value Penguin?  Texas ranks number 21 with an average credit card debt of $7,692.  Interestingly, Alaska residents have the highest average debt, and Ohio residents have the lo...

September 11, 2019

Are you planning for your retirement? It is never too early or too late but starting as soon as possible gives you the gift of time and more control over what kind of lifestyle you will have during your retirement years.  Consider this: less than half of Americans have...

August 27, 2019

Pictured: Lee McCrary, President, SunTrust Bank Expansion Markets, Jessika Davidson, Communications and Development Director, The Women's Resource,  Christine Powell, Executive Director, The Women's Resource, Karen Dixon, division LOB manager, SunTrust Private Wealth M...

A recent study commissioned by a charity coalition found that of those surveyed, half regretted focusing so much on financial matters in their lives at the cost of more meaningful endeavors. The good news is that you can be financially prepared for many situations in l...

Trying to find free or money-saving tips for back-to-school season in Houston? Click this link for 4 ways you can beat the back to school budget crunch.

This July 28 is National Parents’ Day.  It’s a day to commemorate what it means to be a parent, celebrate the teamwork between parents and their children, and support parents’ role in building a strong and stable society. The day was established in 1994 and is celebrat...

June 11, 2019

Summer is here, and you may be thinking of taking a summer vacation. According to a recent survey, 74 percent of Americans say they have gone into debt to pay for a summer vacation. Whether you are planning to visit the beach this summer, a national park, or something...

May 29, 2019

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Claudia Mollerup-Madsen, one of our financial coaches and past board member of The Women's Resource, was recently honored by Morgan Stanley in the Morgan Stanley Wealth Management MAKERS Class of 2019, a cohort of trailblazing women of accomplis...

Spring cleaning season is here! While you are freshening up your home and cleaning out your closets, take this time to assess your overall financial picture as well. Think about tidying up your budget, your credit cards, and your investments.

Here are some tips to consi...

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