Consumer Credit in Philadelphia

Posted by Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity on April 9, 2018

Date:Date: April 20, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: United Way Building, 1709 Ben Franklin Parkway

In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, the April 2018 Shared Prosperity Roundtable will offer a panel presentation on Consumer Credit in Philadelphia. Personal credit has a significant impact on one’s financial well being. Individuals with poor credit pay more for loans and financial services. Misunderstanding about consumer credit leaves individuals fighting harder to attain financial stability. Come hear about the state of consumer credit in Philadelphia, it’s impact on homeownership and asset building, and efforts underway to improve access to consumer credit for area residents. Featured presenters are listed below.

  • Juliet Downie, Senior Research Assistant, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
  • Bruce Dorpalen, Executive Director, National Housing Resource Center
  • Patricia Hasson, President, Clarifi
  • Will Hall, Financial Empowerment Program Manager, City of Philadelphia, Office of  Community Empowerment and Opportunity

Please register through Eventbrite by Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Space is limited.

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