Local non-profit Prosperity Works helps New Mexicans manage finances

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Prosperity Works is an Albuquerque-based nonprofit organization that fights to expand financial equity, inclusion and opportunity for all New Mexicans.

They believe that direct, high-impact investments in hard-working, committed individuals stabilize families, strengthens communities, and bolsters our local economy.

April is Financial Literacy Month and April 25, 2019, is Financial Health Matters Day. Tax Day has come and gone, it is the perfect time to check in and see where you are financial with some tips to help you get where you want to be.

While the United States is experiencing record unemployment and a growing Gross Domestic Product, we continue to be inundated with headlines reminding us that Americans are overwhelmed by debt and struggling to save enough cash to cover basic household emergencies.

The Federal Reserve Bank’s latest report states that 40% of U.S. Households cannot cover a $400 emergency expense. Seventy-eight percent of U.S. workers live paycheck to paycheck, according to a 2017 Career Builder survey.

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