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Women in Finance #ChoosetoChallenge

Posted by Kristine Provetto on 3/8/21 8:00 AM

Although the coronavirus has been a devastating impact on so many Americans, March calls for the celebration of one thing: International Women’s Day.

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Topics: International Women's Day

Black History Month: The First Female Black American Millionaire

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 2/19/21 10:32 AM

Happy Black History Month! Every February, we dedicate this month to celebrating the many contributions of the African American community to our society. Being in the financial services industry, we at Vanderbilt are continuously inspired by Black and Brown entrepreneurs that have overcome extreme challenges to achieve greatness.

Madam C.J. Walker is recorded as the first self-made female millionaire in United States history. Read on to learn more about her story!

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Topics: Women Entrepreneurs, Black History Month, finance

Black History Month: A Journey Through Finance History

Posted by VBLT Marketing on 2/4/21 11:48 AM

Happy Black History Month! Every February, we dedicate the month to celebrating the many innovations and achievements of African Americans, while also acknowledging the challenges the community has faced and continues to face.

The finance industry is one of many that highlight the inequalities that exist for African Americans. Banks and other financial institutions have contributed to systemic racism, while wealth and income disparities are a major cause of inequality.

As with other aspects in society, Black leaders have had to fight tooth and nail for financial equality in their communities. We honor those who broke barriers and fought for fairness for all. Read on to learn more about some of the most pivotal moments in Black history in the finance sector.

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Topics: Black History Month, finance

Tips to Increase Your Savings in 2021

Posted by Vanderbilt Financial Group on 1/8/21 11:16 AM

Is your New Year’s Resolution for 2021 to save more money?

The start of a new year is the perfect time to reassess your finances and make a plan to save more money. Check out these tips to increase your savings in 2021!

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Topics: Financial Literacy, finance, saving money

Financial Futures for the Holidays

Posted by VBLT Marketing on 12/15/20 3:15 PM

The difficult year of 2020 has taught us countless lessons. Unfortunately, many have learned this year that our financial futures are not always guaranteed; an unexpected event such as a worldwide pandemic can cause mass unemployment, market instability, loss of income streams due to illness or death, and other financial problems.

As a result, you may be thinking of ways that you can give your children or grandchildren the gift of a stable financial future. With the holidays quickly approaching, here are some great gift ideas to ensure financial security for the younger generations in your family.

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Topics: Financial Literacy, world tree

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