Tag Archives: Brownsville Chamber of Commerce

Financial Basics (Financial Planning 101)

financial basics

Learn the basics of financial planning with the free “Financial Basics (Financial Planning 101)” webinar Nov.17. This presentation by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and Northwestern Mutual covers the five key considerations: know where you are today picture where you want to be grow your savings protect your assets and ability to earn an income and make your money last Participants will need to download the following documents to follow…

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Personal Finance: Debt Management

Debt Management workshop

“Personal Finance: Debt Management” is a free financial education workshop Nov. 19 features financial experts providing information, tips and resources on debt management and solutions. Participants will:  Explain common reasons why people find themselves in debt and the most common types of debt Describe the value of using debt management strategies such as loan consolidation, budgeting, and debt management plans Compare various debt management solutions Create a personal plan for…

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Personal Finance: Mobile Banking

mobile banking

The free “Personal Finance: Mobile Banking” workshop on Dec. 1 focuses on information, tips and resources to understand mobile banking. During this session, participants will: Explain the various ways to use mobile banking services Use mobile banking safely and securely Know how to decide when it makes sense to visit a branch location vs when it makes sense to use mobile banking This workshop is open to the public and…

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Credit Scores & Reports

Credit Scores & Reports

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for “Credit Scores & Reports,” a financial education workshop Oct. 8. BBVA financial experts will provide information, tips and resources to help you with everyday finances and long-term financial goals. Credit Scores & Reports will allow participants to learn what a credit score is and its importance. Attendees will also learn how to read a credit report. Experts will also offer tools to maintain…

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Friday with the City: Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport Update

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the City of Brownsville presents Friday with the City on Sept. 18. The initiative promotes new projects and efforts within the city of Brownsville. The Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport nears completion of the new passenger terminal. This Friday with the City webinar will provide the community with an update on the project. It will also discuss the recent announcement of…

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Brownsville Chamber Connect +

Chamber Connect

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce hosts Chamber Connect + July 28 to showcase what they can do for local businesses. Current members may also get a refresher on membership benefits. Topics of Chamber Connect + include how to: Take advantage of your membership benefits Join a committee Stay connected with your members-only online portal Set-up your membership profile Chamber Connect + takes place on Facebook live.

SBA Federal Contracting Series: Federal HUBZone Program

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and SBA present a Zoom webinar on the Federal HUBZone Certification Program on July 23. The federal government uses special programs to help small businesses win at least at 23 percent of all federal contracting dollars each year. To help provide a level playing field for small businesses in a HUBZone area, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the…

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SBA Federal Contracting Series: 8(a) Business Development Program

8(a) Business Development Program

The Brownsville Chamber of Commerce and the SBA present the 8(a) Business Development Certification Program workshop via Zoom July 16. The federal government uses special programs to help small businesses win at least 23 percent of all federal contracting dollars each year. To help provide a level playing field for small businesses owned by socially and economically disadvantaged people or entities, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses…

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Brownsville Chamber Connect +

Chamber Connect

Join the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce for Chamber Connect + July 14 to learn more about what the chamber can do for you. Current members can also receive a refresher on membership benefits. During Chamber Connect +, learn how to: Take advantage of your membership benefits Join a committee Stay connected with your members-only online portal Set-up your membership profile This event is free and open to the community. Register…

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Friday With The City: Emergency Planning & Preparedness

Friday in the City

“Friday With The City: Emergency Planning & Preparedness” on June 26 covers topics on disaster and hurricane season preparedness as well as COVID-19 response efforts. Jim Springob of ServPro of East Brownsville and South Padre Island will discuss ways in which businesses can protect their buildings from natural disasters. He will also talk on disinfection of COVID-19. Friday With The City is an initiative by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce…

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