The Unraveling the Mysteries of Your Money is a series of free forums open to the general public. These forums offer expert panelists who field questions and discuss finance topics that are relevant and important in today’s economy. These forums are organized and hosted by Financial Beginnings in partnership with The Oregonian newspaper and Columnist Brent Hunsberger, writer for the It’s Only Money column. Previous forums conducted in 2011 and 2012 have been well-attended and noted as a tremendous success. By request from the general public, educators, and our partners, Financial Beginnings has expanded the series to provide additional topic-driven forums.
Brent Hunsberger, It’s Only Money Columnist for The Oregonian newspaper, serves as the moderator for The Unraveling the Mysteries Of Your Money series.
Never Too Late: Mitigating Financial Troubles and Moving Forward
Thursday February 6th, 2014 from 6-8pm at the Multnomah County Headquarters
Debt and other financial troubles can seem overwhelming and all-consuming. Find relief through this forum, which discusses options for putting your financial life back on track.
Clarke Balcom, Attorney, Clarke Balcom Law
Mathew Raczko, Clearpoint Credit Counseling Services
Fernando A. Velez, Consumer Information Specialist, State of Oregon
Stay Safe, Be Informed: A Forum About Identity Theft, Scams and Predatory Lending
Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 from 6-8pm at the Tigard Library
From identity theft to online scams, there are very real, and not uncommon, threats to your finances. Learn how to identify financial scams and how to mitigate the damage if you fall victim.
Linda Navarro, CEO, Oregon Banker’s Association
Diane Childs, State of Oregon
Sgt. Jamey McDonald, Tigard Police Commercial Crimes Unit
Thank you to OnPoint Community Credit Union for serving as the Title Sponsor for the Unraveling the Mysteries of Your Money series!