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Reset Your Priorities: How Homeownership Can Rebuild a City

HomeFree USA's Marcia Griffin Says Individual Economic Empowerment Can Be Transformative

We often point out all of the ways that homeownership can help consumers. Yet we sometimes overlook how it can also literally transform cities....

By Administrator - Jan. 8, 2018 09:00 am ET


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Tamika Stembridge Says Debt Caught Her But She Broke Free

From Rolling Out: Tamika Stembridge, Esq. is the executive director of dfree® Global Foundation. A corporate woman, turned non-profit “save the children” executive, turned entertainment attorney, talent manager, and creative consultant, turned non-profit “save the community” executive, Stembridge is financially savvy. Here’s her secret…

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Global Financial Freedom Movement dfree® Empowers Northern New Jersey With Generational Wealth Series

Specialized Programs for Women, Men and Young Professionals Draw Hundreds to Hear & Embrace the dfree® Message Somerset, New Jersey – dfree®, the global Financial Freedom Movement founded by Dr. DeForest Soaries, Jr., hosted a series of empowerment panels in Northern New Jersey as the organization winds down a year focused on aggressively launching programming […]

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#MoneyMondays: Looking to the past to build a better financial future

When we take control of our finances, which is tantamount to taking control of our lives, we are able to experience a more care-free and less stressful existence. We are also able to really be a blessing to our families and future generations. To get my mind in the right place and get control of […]

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Living dfree®: Inaugural Magazine

The Living dfree® E-MAG embodies the dfree® way of living, offering new tools to build a new future for yourself; creating a continual conversation – a home to share stories, learn and invest in the future. Read the full inaugural issue!

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#MoneyMondays: Don’t Ignore your Financial Situation, Do the Work to Fix It

Financial indebtedness is a form of slavery. It is a debilitating situation, and it will continue to get worse until you decide to gain control over your finances.  The key word is decide. While my parents provided excellent financial management examples, once I left their household I decided that I would not live frugally the way […]

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#MoneyMondays: Admit the problem to break the chains of financial slavery, debt

When I was broke and heavily dependent upon credit cards, I didn’t realize I had a problem. I didn’t have to focus on the avalanche of debt that was about to bury me until warning rumblings — like the IRS knocking at my door – shook me out of my delusion. By the time I […]

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dfree® Makes Indianapolis, Indiana, Second Stop on Conference Tour: dfree® Live Midwest Conference Attracts More Than 500 People

More than 500 people attended the second dfree® Financial Freedom Movement regional conference. Held in Indianapolis, Indiana on June 2 & 3, 2017, at Eastern Star Church, and co-hosted by Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church, the conference featured an opening concert with Fred Hammond, and a series of stimulating workshops and sessions that challenged participants to […]

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Financial Wellness Is Within Reach

Tax season is over, nearly half of the year is over, and many of us have yet to move forward on the financial goals that we have set for ourselves and our families. This is because, to advance in life, we need more than just goals — we need strategies. We’ve been led to believe that […]

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Fred Hammond, The Money Coach, Pastors Johnson, Webster & Soaries Headline dfree® Midwest Conference

More than 500 church, community and corporate leaders are expected to attend the second dfree® Financial Freedom Movement regional conference June 2 & 3, 2017, Eastern Star Church in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Say Yes to the Next Level conference series challenges participants to take existing dfree® tools and strategies to the next level of financial […]

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Pastor Williams Prepares to Host dfree® Financial Freedom Conference, April 7 & 8

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Declaring a war on poverty and calling the dfree® financial freedom movement a powerful weapon for success, Pastor Darryl R. Williams recently discussed his preparations to host hundreds of church leaders and others April 7 & 8 for the dfree® Financial Freedom Movement worship celebration and conference. Activities at St. Mark African […]

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