Stories Of HOPE: Latoya Saunders Takes Control Of Her Finances

Stories Of HOPE: Latoya Saunders Takes Control Of Her Finances

Why risk my credit score with a credit card? This was a question that Latoya Saunders asked herself often. Latoya had always been hesitant to establish her credit. Over the years, she watched family members get into financial trouble with credit cards and didn’t understand how credit worked. Consequently, she never established her credit or experienced the advantages of having a good credit score.

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HOPE Inside Empowers Women In All Stages Of Life

HOPE Inside Empowers Women In All Stages Of Life

When it comes to work, life and family, newer generations are indeed different from prior generations in numerous ways. For example, millennials are tech-savvy, multi-taskers and laser-focused on workplace advancement, versus employer loyalty. While millennials tend to leave the nest later, they are much more likely to accumulate large amounts of student debt. In contrast, Generation X-ers are fiercely independent, adaptable and loyal to the companies they work for. Baby boomers are known for their hardworking nature, and tend to be motivated by position, perks and prestige. Despite generational differences, Financial Wellbeing Coach, Milagros Agosto, believes everyone’s aspirations are fundamentally, the same.

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Spotlight: Operation HOPE Welcomes Communications Intern Shammoy Billings In Atlanta

Spotlight: Operation HOPE Welcomes Communications Intern Shammoy Billings In Atlanta

Hello, my name is Shammoy Billings. I’m a 16-year old Communications Intern at Operation HOPE. I discovered Operation HOPE through Chelsea Clinton, after she introduced me to John Hope Bryant. I quickly became interested in Chairman Bryant as a mentor and role model. He showed me that I can do anything I set my mind to, regardless of the color of my skin.

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Operation HOPE Receives The Edna Moffett Community Collaboration Award

Operation HOPE Receives The Edna Moffett Community Collaboration Award

On Saturday, July 30, 2016, Operation HOPE had the amazing opportunity to support Year Up of Greater Atlanta as they honored the students that completed their intensive training program. Year Up’s one-year program provides low-income young adults, ages 18-24, with a combination of hands-on skill development, college credits, corporate internships, and support.

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HOPE Inside First Tennessee Bank Shares 5 Tips To Improve Your Credit Score

HOPE Inside First Tennessee Bank Shares 5 Tips To Improve Your Credit Score

Residents of Memphis, Tennessee are flocking to HOPE Inside First Tennessee Bank’s Credit and Money Management Workshops to get the credit assistance that they need to become homeowners, start businesses, and improve their credit scores, free of charge. They understand the significance of having a good credit score, and the setbacks associated with a poor credit rating.

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Stories Of HOPE: One Entrepreneur’s Commitment To Impact Makes All The Difference

Stories Of HOPE: One Entrepreneur’s Commitment To Impact Makes All The Difference

Most people create their non-profit organization with similar intentions, to simply do good. However, the desire to do good, often times isn’t enough. In order to have the most impact, good works need a strategic basis; a scalable and financially sound model, similar to for-profit businesses. After consulting my entrepreneurial clients, it’s important that I’m able to assess their business models. Clients seeking to create non-profit organization are no different.

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Operation HOPE’s Youth Empowerment Group In Atlanta Branches Out To Douglas County

Operation HOPE’s Youth Empowerment Group In Atlanta Branches Out To Douglas County

This year, Operation HOPE’s Youth Empowerment Group in Atlanta will collaborate with multiple schools in the Douglas County School System. Although approximately 20 miles from the city of Atlanta, Douglas County holds a well-deserved reputation of supporting their community. Through the support of Douglas County’s School System, the Youth Empowerment Group impacted over 950 students from Lithia Springs Elementary School, Beulah Elementary School, Cornerstone Baptist Church, Lithia Spring High School, and New Manchester High School last year! We are exceptionally thankful for the support of community volunteers from Beal Bank, GEMC Federal Credit Union, and National Association Black Accountants (NABA) and individuals who graciously contributed their time.

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HOPE Inside BB&T Bank In Atlanta Hosts Inspirational ‘Pitch Night’ For Entrepreneurs

HOPE Inside BB&T Bank In Atlanta Hosts Inspirational ‘Pitch Night’ For Entrepreneurs

HOPE Inside BB&T Bank in Atlanta is bidding farewell to a dedicated cohort of entrepreneurs enrolled in the Entrepreneur Training Program. Small Business Program Coordinator, Jewel Thompson, had the honor of teaching this group of devoted small business owners during their tenure as students in her program.

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