Meet the Devia Family We first met the Devia’s in 2013 during one of our financial literacy classes. Originally from Colombia, they fled the country’s political unrest in order for their family to live in a safe and secure environment. Initially, the matriarch of the family, Sandra, applied for a loan to purchase furniture for […]
We are thrilled to announce that 2017 marks our 10 year anniversary servicing immigrants and refugees throughout Tampa Bay.
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A great idea isn’t enough to start a business. You also need a great plan. A plan allows you to present ideas to others such as potential customers or investors. They can offer feedback that improves your idea before you spend lots of time and money. Don’t think of your plan as something you […]CONTINUE READING →
A Plan. Surprise, there are no secrets to getting out of debt. All it takes are small steps, a bit of discipline, and a readiness to start managing your money. Getting started, however, is the most important part. That’s why the easiest way to manage your money and get out of debt is to take […]CONTINUE READING →
It’s tax season. Income tax returns must be filed with the IRS by April 18. Here are some important things to know about filing Federal income tax returns: 1. Even if you’re not required to file a tax return, it may benefit you to file one. If your income falls below a certain level (which […]CONTINUE READING →
Last blog I wrote about how important it is for your business idea to motivate you. In this post, I’ll discuss a few of the types of businesses you can start. Some new business ideas are considered visionary: things that have never been done before. Customers didn’t even know they needed or wanted what your business offers. […]CONTINUE READING →
WE ARE FINALISTS IN TWO CATEGORIES! That is correct. We are finalists for the Be More Brilliant Award and the Judges Choice category, Be More Encouraged Award. Wow, what an honor to be recognized twice this year. We are in great company for both categories and hope the best for everyone. Thank you WEDU […]CONTINUE READING →