Monday, March 31st, 2008
What Do I Do Now? Facing Financial Challenges in an Uncertain Economic Environment.
Date: Monday, March 31st, 2008
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time
Have the developments in the housing and financial markets affected your ability to pay your mortgage and/or pay off credit card debt? Have they made you unsure about how to invest your money or manage your investments? What can homeowners, buyers, and sellers do in a slowing real estate market? What options are available if you're in danger of falling behind on your mortgage or credit card payments?
Listen to three experts discuss investing, credit, and home ownership in today’s market, and answer participants' questions after the presentations.
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About the speakers
Kelvin Boston is a financial journalist, author, and the Chief Executive Officer of Boston Media, Inc. He is the Executive Producer and Host of Moneywise with Kelvin Boston, a multi-cultural financial affairs television series. Mr. Boston is especially dedicated to reducing poverty in African American communities and teaching African Americans how to manage their money. He publishes the financial magazine Moneywise and is the author of Smart Money Moves for African Americans and The Smart Business Guides for African Americans. Mr. Boston graduated from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.
Lourdes Sampera is a Mortgage Banker with Flagstar Bank & Home Lending in Kirkland, Washington. She has over seven years of experience as a mortgage banker and over 19 years of experience in international business. Ms. Sampera’s emphasis and passion is to share her knowledge and experience with the community. She currently serves on the Board of Visitors of Antioch University in Seattle and is a member of the Bellevue Rotary, the Mujeres NW Group, National Hispanic Leadership Institute, and Women of Color Empowerment Committee. Ms. Sampera received a B.A. in Spanish from Akron University and attended Universidad de El Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She fluently speaks English, Spanish, Italian, and French.
Mary Hurlburt is the Director of Community Outreach at Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Greater Cincinnati.