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Empower Series, Inc. in Partnership with Comerica Bank and the Houston Area Urban League Launches in Houston on Saturday

(MENAFN - PRLog) The EMPOWER Series (, a free financial education and self-development coaching and counseling program, in partnership with Comerica Bank ( and the Houston Area Urban League (, is expanding to the Greater Houston area beginning this Saturday, April 13. The seminars will be held on the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Houston Area Urban League – Palm Center location.

Local and national experts will address a financial education or empowerment topic and share their personal testimony of how they overcame adversity to achieve their goals. Workshop topics include but are not limited to visioning & goal-setting, budgeting & savings, preparing & paying for college, entrepreneurship, understanding credit reports & scores, preparing for home purchase, life insurance, estate planning, and growth mindset development.

The Empower Series strives to positively impact the world by transforming mindsets and inspiring behavioral changes.

"Comerica Bank is committed to providing students and adults with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully navigate the increasingly complex financial world we live in," said Irvin Ashford Jr., Comerica Bank Senior Vice President, External Affairs and National Financial Education Director. "Our partnership with the EMPOWER Series, a free financial empowerment platform, is a reflection of how we help people succeed and enhance communities."

Marina Perez, (, Chief Executive of Education and Development at The BridgePath ( ), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides financial education to families and individuals. Perez is a certified credit counselor and recognized credit authority. She also is a Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) certified advisor and has received her Neighborworks certification related to prevention and foreclosure mediation.

Debunking Credit Reports and Scores. Perez will help attendees understand personal credit, credit reports and scores; learn how to establish positive credit history and correct errors on credit reports, obtain a FREE copy of their credit report from each of the nationwide credit reporting companies and the facts about credit repair scams.

10 a.m. to Noon • Saturday, April 13, 2019

The Houston Area Urban League, 5260 Griggs Road, Houston, TX 77021


About EMPOWER Series, Inc.

EMPOWER Series, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Dallas, Texas. It envisions a world where everyone is thriving – progressively realizing a worthy ideal. Its mission is to positively impact the world by inspiring people to thrive in every area of their lives. Each event held provides hope, inspiration, education and connections to resources to help people achieve their goals. EMPOWER Series' services include financial coaching and counseling, along with financial literacy and self-development workshops, lunch-n-learns and networking events for students and adults. In addition to holding events in Dallas, Texas, EMPOWER Series holds events in Houston, Texas and can travel to other cities and states. For additional information, connect with EMPOWER Series, Inc., on its website ( or via Facebook (theempowerseries), Twitter (@Empower_Series), Instagram (@empower_series), YouTube (EMPOWERSERIES) and LinkedIn (empower-series-inc) accounts.

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About Comerica

Comerica Incorporated is a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Business Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. In addition to Texas, Comerica Bank locations can be found in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, with select businesses operating in several other states, as well as in Canada and Mexico. Comerica reported total assets of $70.8 billion at Dec. 31, 2018.

About Houston Area Urban League

The Houston Area Urban League (HAUL), founded in 1968, is a United Way agency affiliated with the National Urban League. Its mission is to help those in need to secure economic self-reliance, parity and civil rights.

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Clifton E. Johnson
Empower Series, Inc.


Empower Series, Inc. in Partnership with Comerica Bank and the Houston Area Urban League Launches in Houston on Saturday

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