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HOPE Inside, DC is beginning to have an impact on the community. As our presence in SunTrust has become more visible, bank customers are starting to enquire about the work we do. As a collaborative effort to strengthen our position within SunTrust, we met with branch managers to give them an understanding of our mission and how we can contribute to their mission of “helping people prosper.”
By JONATHAN MARTIN APRIL 19, 2014
Agents with a health care group helped people at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta sign up for insurance before the deadline. Credit Virginie Drujon-Kippelen for The New York Times
When Franklin D. Roosevelt established Social Security, he created generations of loyal Democrats. When Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law, he built on that legacy, particularly with older...
On April 18, 2014 HOPE Inside Small Business Program held its first joint seminar with our DC Sun Trust partners.
Hope Inside The program provides financial education to the communities of Harlem and The Bronx
The project financial advisory Inside Hope began in late 2013 when the Popular Community Bank allocated $ 330,000 to the initiative.
Photo: EDLP / Mariela Lombard
By: Ana B. Nieto / EDLP
POSTED: APRIL 10, 2014 12:15 AM EST
Original version en espanol
NEW YORK – Aspiring entrepreneurs have...
On Saturday April 5, 2014 the Harlem NY Operation Hope Financial Dignity Center held their monthly Credit & Money Management Workshop. The workshop was held bright and early on a beautiful Spring day in New York City. A total of 24 attendees participated, they included members of the Harlem Community as well others from the boroughs of Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Additionally, three attendees are currently enrolled in The Hope Center’s 12 Week Small Business Entrepreneurial Training Program.
By Gayle Rice, Financial Management Counselor, HOPE Inside...
On Tuesday, February 11th, 16 determined and aspiring entrepreneurs braved freezing temperatures to attend the first Small Business Workshop held at Popular Community Bank (PCB) as part of the new HOPE Inside program model in New York.
Popular Community Bank, a subsidiary of Popular, Inc.(Nasdaq: BPOP) and one of the nation’s premier community banks, together with partner Operation HOPE celebrated the advancement of small business empowerment with the launch of the HOPE Inside program.
A celebration to commemorate the opening of the HOPE Inside took place on April 1, at Popular Community Bank’s Harlem Branch in New York City –...
By Stephanie Penceal, Small Business Program Manager
On March 5, 2014, Operation HOPE New York had its first Entrepreneurial Training Program (ETP) class at HOPE Inside at Popular Community Bank Harlem. It was the first of many classes that will be held at the new HOPE Inside location. ETP graduates, El Ruby Thomas of Gotcha Techs-Harlem, George Williams Jr. of Open Choice IT Service and Cornell Green...
By LeVeda R. McCou, Financial Management Counselor, HOPE Inside
My credit is so bad! It will never change!
I am not good with money at all!
Bankruptcy? Divorce? Student Loans? I will never have great credit!
Have you ever spoken these words verbally or inwardly?
If you are anything like myself in times past I have said all of those things. As women, we tend to grieve over our financial mistakes or any of our...
We are all looking for ways to better our credit scores, but most of us do not know where to start. Operation HOPE’s Financial Management Counselor, Rhonda J. Williams, shares her top five tips on how to raise your credit score.
Rhonda J. Williams is a financial management counselor at HOPE Inside Ebenezer (HIE) in Atlanta, GA. She has made it her personal mission to educate and re-educate people on how...
By Adrienne D. Butler, Community Lending Consultant, HOPE Inside Ebenezer
Top four items every woman should know when purchasing a home.
1. Home Ownership is not an endeavor that should be tackled alone!
2. Build a team of professional people who have your best interest at heart.
3. Do your research!
4. Commit to the process…be REALISTIC! FLEXIBLE and RESPONSILBE!
Adrienne Butler is the Community...
Saturday, March 1, HOPE Inside Ebenezer hosted an all day event for Atlantans to sign-up for the Affordable Care Act. Forty-two families enrolled into the Marketplace with the assistance of Get Covered America. In Georgia, 83% of the population enrolled in the Affordable Care Act receives help paying for their health insurance.
More than 60 families signed-up for the Marketplace at Sequoia Middle School, an...