The Brooklyn Bank Brings Top Wealth Building Experts To 'Black Money Forum' On Juneteenth

The free financial empowerment event is also in partnership with Kings Theatre.

A wise man once said, "if it don't make dollars, it don't make sense." If you agree with that, the most sensible thing you could do for yourself and your bank account is sign up for the Black Money Forum. The free, one-day event will take place June 19th (in honor of Juneteenth) at the Kings Theater in Brooklyn, NY and is expected to be the biggest, financial education experience ever in NYC.

The event, hosted by Brooklyn Bank CEO Jude Bernard and co-hosted by The Breakfast Club's Angela Yee, is geared toward "anyone who is eager to learn 'the how to' for the path to wealth building," according to a press release.  "It's about giving our community access to financial information,” says Bernard, “it's about leveling the playing field."

Among the financial experts and changemakers who will be dropping knowledge are Earn Your Leisure podcast hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Milings, NY Times Bestselling Personal Finance Educator Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Alliche, Crypto and Stock Expert Armondo Pantoja and Multi Family Real Estate Investor Jullien Gordon. Those attending will walk away with a wealth of information, but there's also the chance to receive two $50 deposits into an investment account compliments of the event's gold sponsor, Stash. In fact, every ticket holder, even those who do not attend, will get $50 deposited into an account.

Serving 6 million customers in the U.S., Stash is an investing, banking, and education platform that makes investing and banking a whole lot easier. so that the dream of financial freedom for middle-class Americans can become a reality. 

(Photo by The Black Money Forum)

“Stash is on a mission to close the wealth gap and make investing accessible for the 99%,” said Chidi Achara, Stash Chief Brand Officer. “We support the Black Money Forum and its commitment to making Juneteenth a celebration of financial freedom—Stash’s participation ensures that more people in the Black community will have immediate access to the tools they need to invest in themselves and start building wealth.”

A first-of-its-kind financial day in NYC, the Brooklyn Banks Black Money Forum’s mission is rooted in empowering the whole family, the lives and livelihoods of everyday people, to change the financial narrative which has left communities of color behind for generations.

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BKBNK, also known as The Brooklyn Bank, is a nonprofit organization founded in 2017 with a mission to strengthen communities of color through deliberate channels of information, access, resources and tools in financial education. The vision is to help vulnerable communities across New York City gain financial independence.

Click here for more details and to RSVP in advance to the free event.

*This event is first come, first served and subject to capacity restrictions. Advance RSVP does not guarantee admission. Arrive early to ensure entry.

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