Financial Empowerment: Breaking the Chains of Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse

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Join us for a powerful chat as we discuss breaking the chains of domestic violence and financial abuse, shedding light on the importance of financial independence and empowerment. Discover how financial independence can empower survivors and help them reclaim their lives.

Topic: Financial Empowerment: Breaking the Chains of Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse

When: Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include: Jeanne Kelly: Credit expert, identity theft expert, speaker and founder of; Cary Carbonaro, CFP®MBA SVP, Director of Women and Wealth and CFP Board Ambassador; Kim Pentico: Director of Economic Justice Program at the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV); Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News and World Report; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian, Jennifer White: Consumer Education and Advocacy Team, and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we will discuss:

  1. It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month: What resources are available for someone who is currently in an abusive relationship?
  2. What are some common signs of financial abuse that someone should be aware of?
  3. How does financial abuse impact a person’s ability to leave an abusive relationship?
  4. What steps can someone take to create a safety plan when leaving an abusive relationship, particularly in terms of managing their finances?
  5. What are some ways to protect your finances from a partner if you are in an abusive relationship?
  6. How can survivors rebuild credit and financial stability after experiencing financial abuse?
  7. What legal protections and resources are available for victims of financial and domestic abuse?
  8. How can financial literacy give someone the tools to prevent or recover from financial abuse?
  9. How can credit be used as a tool for escaping an abusive relationship if it has not already been compromised by one’s partner?
  10. What final tips and resources can you share for someone in an abusive relationship?

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