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Our SHE-O Heidi Distante, Proud Girl Scout

Posted by Kristine Provetto on 3/31/21 3:09 PM

 Heidi became a Girl Scout in first grade. This moment has shaped who she is today as the SHE-O of Vanderbilt Financial Group and as a mother.

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Spring Clean Your Finances

Posted by Kristine Provetto on 3/24/21 9:30 AM

Spring fever has started. Longer days and warmer weather give us the itch to clean and organize our homes. Yet, something we tend to forget about cleaning is our finances. There’s no better way to start the best time of year than with an organized wallet.

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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

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