Financial Stability

Addressing Housing Affordability With Access to Homeownership

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by Mike Loftin, CEO of Homewise 

Faced with an affordable housing shortage, policymakers often overlook America’s biggest source of affordable housing: homeownership. 

Contrary to popular belief, owning is often more affordable than renting. Today, it is cheaper to buy a home than it is to rent in two-thirds of US counties, including New Mexico’s Santa Fe and Bernalillo Counties, home to high-cost Santa Fe and moderately priced Albuquerque, where Homewise, has helped more than 5,000 modest-income families become homeowners.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E2: Mei Cobb, United Way Worldwide

Building Back Better in 2021
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United Way Worldwide Senior Director of Volunteer & Employee Engagement Mei Cobb joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a new episode of Pro Bono Perspectives. Mei eveals how her organization is pivoting amidst COVID-19’s significant disruptions to volunteering and the first responder organizations that provide vital services relating to hunger, housing, domestic violence, and more.

The Importance of Good Credit in Achieving Financial Stability

Credit Builders Alliance is an innovative, nonprofit social enterprise that empowers hundreds of CDFIs and other nonprofit lenders to help low- and moderate-income individuals and families build strong credit and other financial assets.
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Our monthly Viewpoints series invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Dara Duguay, CEO of Credit Builders Alliance.

SunTrust Foundation Awards $556,000 Grant to Autism Speaks

Funding supports financial wellness for the autism and special needs communities
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NEW YORK. April 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The SunTrust Foundation today announced a two-year grant of $556,000 to Autism Speaks, expanding upon its partnership to promote financial well-being among families impacted by autism and other disabilities.

Since 2016, the partnership has identified the enormous need of the autism and disability communities to access financial planning information. By the conclusion of 2018, the SunTrust Foundation provided support enabling Autism Speaks to:

Freeport-McMoRan United Way Campaign Tops $9.8 Million

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Freeport-McMoRan employees continued the tradition of giving back to the community by pledging $3.5 million in 2018, which raised a record-setting $9.8 million with the company match program for United Ways across the U.S.

Funds go to support hundreds of health and human service agencies providing critical programs and services in the areas of education, financial stability and health.

Voya Financial’s Gerald Lins Appointed to Board of Habitat for Humanity New York City

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December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/  - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Gerald Lins, Managing Director and General Counsel at Voya Investment Management, has joined the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity New York City, a nonprofit organization that transforms lives and communities by building and preserving affordable homes for local, hard-working, low-income families.

The CFE Fund: Helping Cities Help Their Residents Find Financial Stability

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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Jonathan Mintz, CEO of the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund.

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Viewpoints’ invites guest authors from outside of Wells Fargo to share an important perspective related to their work. Today, we welcome Jonathan Mintz, CEO of the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund.

Barclays Pioneers: Securing Financial Stability in a Two Degree World

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Mark Lewis, Managing Director in European Equity Research – Utilities at Barclays, was asked to join former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure earlier this year.

What is the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure?

Women Worth Watching: CBRE's Mandy Edwards

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When you start out in your career, it’s all about you. You’re on a mission to learn as much as possible, as quickly as possible. You watch what great leaders around you are doing and try to emulate it. You’re trying to get ahead and continue moving upward on the path to achieve financial stability and compete at a higher level. You’re trying to prove yourself to both your peers and your superiors.

Impact Investing in Your Own Community

Exploring new opportunities to invest for impact in your own community
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Why Not in Your Backyard ? Exploring new opportunities to invest for impact in your own community
 
By Cece Derringer, Director of Resource Development and Communications, Homewise
 
 

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