Pride Month: Financial Empowerment for the LGBTQ+ Community

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June is Pride Month! Join us for a conversation addressing financial needs and challenges facing the LGBTQ+ community. We’ll be joined by experts in the financial industry who can offer insights and tips to empower the LGBTQ+ community.

Topic: Pride Month: Financial Empowerment for the LGBTQ+ Community

When: Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where:Join thelive hashtag discussion

The panel will include: John Auten-Schneider and David Auten-Schneider: Founders of The Debt Free Guys and the Queer Money Podcast; Tom Brickman: Recently retired from 9-5 to work on Real Estate full time (19 doors), a resale business and Tom provides one on one coaching and covers financial literacy & real estate for building wealth; Laura J. LaTourette, CFP®: Founder of Family Wealth Management Group; Lea Landaverde: CEO, Wealth Activist, money coach, lesbian, first gen Latina and founder of Riqueza Wealth Coaching; 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 and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

Gift Card Giveaway

Enter here for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card! We will be announcing a winner at the end of the chat. Entry Period: Raffle open now and closes at the end of this chat at 4 p.m. ET. Complete rules here.

Questions we will discuss:

  1. Where can members of the LGBTQ+ community find allies for financial advice specific to their needs?
  2. Why is it important for the LGBTQ+ community to focus on their financial health?
  3. What issues may be unique to the LGBTQ+ community that can affect their financial health?
  4. What financial tools are available to help members of the LGBTQ+ community achieve financial health and security?
  5. How can members of the LGBTQ+ community ensure a prospective employer will provide a healthy and welcoming workplace environment?
  6. What steps can LGBTQ+ individuals take to protect their financial well-being in case of discrimination or job loss?
  7. How does building and maintaining strong credit help members of the LGBTQ+ community overcome barriers to their financial goals?
  8. What resources are available for LGBTQ+ entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their own businesses?
  9. How can financial institutions and organizations better serve the LGBTQ+ community?
  10. Who do you recommend as credible and inspirational financial influencers for the LGBTQ+ community?

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