Veteran Entrepreneurs Find Success with Businesses of their Own

  • Posted by Linda Powers
  • On April 26, 2017
One of the challenges of transitioning from military to civilian life is finding a new career. For Veteran Entrepreneurs, running their own businesses is a good option. Change is a way of life in the military. There are the frequent moves from base to base and deployments to war zones overseas. But, another adjustment soldiers […]
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Forget the Knight in Shining Armor – Women Take Control of Finances

  • Posted by Linda Powers
  • On April 11, 2017
Not content to simply rely on others, women take control of finances. When women take control of finances, they can build a better future for themselves and their families. Today, more than 40% are the breadwinners in their families. These women are educated and independent, climbing the corporate ladder to new heights. They are more […]
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Teaching Money-management Skills to Military Families

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On November 30, 2016
People often expect service people and their spouses to have a firm handle on their finances when they join-up. Sadly, this isn’t always the case. There is a strong need to teach money-management skills to military families. In her SpouseBuzz blog on military.com, Editor-in-Chief Amy Bushatz asked, “Do U.S. service persons need financial literacy training?”1 […]
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The Financial Challenges Senior Women Face

  • Posted by Linda Powers
  • On November 23, 2016
The financial challenges senior women face in their retirement years are significant. Careful planning and course-correcting adjustments are key to financial security. Managing your finances to avoid outliving your savings can be difficult. Sadly, it’s more of a concern for women than it is for men. As they grow older, the financial challenges senior women […]
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Military Families Deserve a Financial Education

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On November 2, 2016
Military Families deserve a financial education to supply them with the tools and knowledge to get on the path to financial freedom. In a retrospective report, the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) described life for military families: “When service members enlist, their families enlist with them. Through two long wars, military families have […]
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Young Mothers Helped through LiSA Curriculum

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On June 7, 2016
First Financial Security, Inc. representatives provided the young mothers living in St. Ann’s Center with valuable and practical financial information that they can use immediately. Helping young mothers and their families learn how to manage their personal finances is a passion of Maria Luz Riofrio, a part of First Financial Security, Inc.’s Hispanic Outreach Program and LiSA […]
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Innovation in Financial Literacy

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On May 25, 2016
Technology will drive future innovation in financial literacy, leading people to a deeper understanding of their personal finances and helping them use this knowledge to create a better financial future. Innovation in Financial Literacy was the theme of the 2016 Financial Literacy Summit in Chicago.  First Financial Security, Inc. representative and LiSA Initiative CFEI James […]
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LiSA Initiative’s International Outreach Efforts

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On April 26, 2016
LiSA Initiative & First Financial Security, Inc. Participate in International Outreach by Sponsoring the Building of a Playground in Atonkwa, Ghana. Through international outreach efforts, a simple act continues to have a profound impact upon a community in Atonkwa, Ghana. Standing in front of a packed meeting room in Dallas’ InterContinental Hotel, Dr. George Fraser, the […]
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Financial Independence Increases for Minority Women

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On February 24, 2016
When sources of traditional employment dry up, minority women turn to building their own successful businesses. Did you know there are nearly 10 million women-owned businesses in the United States?1 LiSA Initiative has known since its beginnings that the path to financial independence for women, especially minority women, is through business ownership.  This grassroots movement […]
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One Step Closer to Freedom Through Financial Literacy

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On February 3, 2016
Women, Prison & Financial Literacy LiSA Initiative, the grassroots financial literacy movement sponsored by First Financial Security, Inc., is opening new doors for women across the nation, including those in prison. Created by First Financial Security a little over two years ago, LiSA Initiative is designed to address the financial concerns of all women and […]
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