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Homeownership in Dallas-Fort Worth to Get $6.6 Million Boost

NeighborhoodLIFT® offers homebuyers $15,000 grants for home down payments in the city of Dallas and Tarrant County; additional benefits for veterans, military, teachers and first responders
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DALLAS-FORT WORTH, Texas, August 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America and its network member Business & Community Lenders (BCL) of Texas today announced the NeighborhoodLIFT® program will expand to the Dallas-Fort Worth area to boost local homeownership.

The Allstate Foundation and Serena Williams Shine a Spotlight on a Dangerous and Often Overlooked Form of Domestic Violence

Provocative campaign aims to raise awareness of financial abuse and promote a national dialogue around a ‘taboo’ topic
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., Aug. 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The signs of financial abuse are often invisible, from extreme restrictions on spending to blocked access to bank accounts or ruined credit. Nearly 50% of Americans are unaware that financial abuse is a form of domestic violence, and nearly one-third find the topic of domestic violence taboo – up 10% since 2014 – according to a 2018 national survey[1] by The Allstate Foundation.

Comerica Committed to Financial Education

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Financial education continues to be a cornerstone of Comerica's efforts in helping to build and support stronger communities. Each year, we’re pleased to serve students, adults and business owners by providing opportunities for financial education. In 2018, Comerica led and taught over 800 financial education events across our key markets of Texas, Michigan, California, Arizona and Florida. Through our Comerica Money $ense Program, hundreds of low- and moderate- income students learned the tenets of being good stewards of their finances.

Comerica's Financial Education Initiative Expands

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The Gift of Knowledge, a part of Comerica's Money $ense Program, is an initiative that educates students on financial matters as well as provides the opportunity to open their first savings account, access to Comerica personnel and a banking center tour.

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent Interns Learning From Comerica Bank

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Getting a head start can help you gain better position, and that’s what the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program and Comerica Bank are doing for several students this summer.

Young professionals from the GDYT program joined the team at Comerica as interns to learn different aspects of the banking industry. The group of talented young men and women work with staff to build their professional portfolios.

Comerica Bank and NAACP to Launch Financial Education Campaign Hosting Programs Throughout Detroit

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DETROIT, July 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Comerica Bank, the longest-serving bank in Michigan for 170 years, and the NAACP will launch a new financial education program beginning Wednesday, Aug. 7, providing Detroit residents with empowerment sessions focused on money management, checking and savings, budgeting, investing and credit management.

Comerica Launches Financial Education Partnership With African American Museum of Dallas

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Comerica launched its financial education partnership with the African American Museum of Dallas this week, facilitating workshops for the Science of Art Summer Camp participants. Financial Education Brigade members taught close to 40 students basic money management principles from the Comerica Money $ense program.

Finding Good Mentors and Business Advice

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Tapping into experience

You probably get well-intentioned advice from family and friends. However, good business advice spoken from commercial experience is another matter entirely.

That’s not to say it’s hard to find, but discerning the wheat from the chaff in the internet age is sometimes less than straightforward – especially if matters are pressing. This is why, for good times or bad, developing a network of peers or seeking out a business mentor can be a great idea.

Finding Good Mentors and Business Advice

Article

Tapping into experience

You probably get well-intentioned advice from family and friends. However, good business advice spoken from commercial experience is another matter entirely.

That’s not to say it’s hard to find, but discerning the wheat from the chaff in the internet age is sometimes less than straightforward – especially if matters are pressing. This is why, for good times or bad, developing a network of peers or seeking out a business mentor can be a great idea.

The Behavioral Science Inspiring Better Financial Habits

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“It sounds like a broad statement,” says Evelyn Stark, Assistant Vice President for Financial Health, MetLife Foundation, “but people are predictable. There are certain behaviors people will repeat again and again. Take the gym for example. Everyone goes to the gym in the first week of January and works hard on their New Year’s resolutions, but by February it’s empty again. Everyone wants to do the right thing, but it’s easier not to.”

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