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...

Tax season may not be enjoyed by many, but the thought of receiving a tax refund can put a little spring in your step. Will you be receiving a tax refund this year? If so, you may be one of many pleased Texans. Of all fifty states, Texas had the highest tax refund amou...

April 17, 2019

In the spirit of Financial Literacy Month, over 600 business and community leaders gathered on Friday, April 12th, to raise over $300,000 for The Women’s Resource’s financial literacy programs. The funds make up 40% of the organization’s annual budget and will go direc...

February 13, 2019

Whether your home is new, or you have lived in it a while, you may be ready to tackle some home renovation projects but may not know how to pay for them. According to one study, one out of three homeowners use credit cards to help pay for their renovationShould you u...

January 10, 2019

January is the month of resolutions, and if you are like me, you indulged quite a bit over the holidays.   There are many temptations in December from delicious food to seemingly unlimited online shopping for gifts.   I will be tightening my own belt and wallet this mo...

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