Economic Perspectives with Hopeton Hay on KAZI 88.7 FM in Austin, TX

Archive for January, 2012

RSVP for Financial Education 101: Managing Credit and Building Wealth

Posted by HH on January 12, 2012

Financial Education 101: Managing Credit and Building Wealth

January 21, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

1165 Angelina St., Austin, Texas

Sponsors: Texas NAACP, Austin NAACP

Cosponsors: National Association of Black Accountants Austin Cen-Tex Chapter,

Texas Mezzanine Fund

Media Sponsors: KAZI 88.7 FM, Economic Perspectives

Free Giveaways

  • Raffle for an iPad
  • Copies of the new book “The Big Retirement Risk”
  • Copies of the new book “The JoMar Credit Repair Guide Book 2012”


Sessions Speakers
8:30 a.m. – Registration
9 a.m.  Welcome and Introductions Hopeton Hay, Texas NAACP; Nelson Linder, Austin NAACP, Roger Davis, National Association of Black Accountants
9:15 a.m. – Budgeting and Paying For College Bonita Peebles, Assistant Director, Pre College Success, Texas Guaranty Student Loan Corporation
9:45 a.m. – Building and Repairing Credit Leslie Green, Owner, JoMar Credit Repair
10:15 a.m. – Investing, Saving, and Retirement Juanita Stephens, Investment Advisor, Austin Wealth Builders
10:45 – Break
11:00 .a.m. – Obtaining a Mortgage in Today’s Marketplace Sandy Battise, Mortgage Banker, Primary Residential Mortgage
11:30 a.m. – Foreclosure Prevention Joyce McDonald, Executive Director, Frameworks CDC
12:00 p.m.  – Wealth Building Through Entrepreneurship Emerson Hall, Community Affairs Specialist, FDIC;Raquel Valdez, Director of Corporate Strategies, BCL of Texas; Joah Spearman, Co-Founder and Executive Producer, Style XCloteal Haynes, Managing Partner, Haynes-Eaglin-Waters
 1 p.m. – Lunch

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Listen to Interview on Growing Your Small Business with Jeannette Peten

Posted by HH on January 7, 2012

Jeannette Peten, president of Texas Tree Tamers and a One Page Business Plan Consultant shared her expertise on how to grow a small business on the January 1 edition of Economic Perspectives. Peten has over 20 years training, counseling, and managing small businesses. Most recently she has grown Texas Tree Tamers from to nearly $500,000 in sales in less than 3 years in business. To listen to the interview with Jeannette Peten click here: Jeannette Peten Interview.

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