financial services

Coalition sponsors financial literacy conference

Posted 2/19/13

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women is sponsoring a free financial literacy conference to encourage financial independence and self-sufficiency for women and girls, according to a press release from the organization.

“When it comes to finances we all know that women, especially black women, are often treated as being less knowledgeable regarding investments, buying homes and cars, family finances and other money matters,” said Gertrude Jones, president of the group’s Rhode Island chapter.

“Women are often taken advantage of, sometimes pay more for services, earn less than men and many times are not able to support themselves or their families through retirement.”

The conference is Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Providence campus of the Community College of Rhode Island at One Hilton Street.

Calendar
PBN Hosted
Events

Join PBN and two panels of successful female executives, business owners and entrepreneurs as we delve into what women should do to advance their careers, and become leaders in the corporate world and their own enterprises.
  • Book of Lists Party
    Save the date - January 15, 2015 for PBN's Book of Lists Party at the Providence ...
Advertisement
Purchase Data
Book of Lists
Lists
Book of Lists cover
PBN's annual Book of Lists has been an essential resource for the local business community for almost 30 years. The Book of Lists features a wealth of company rankings from a variety of fields and industries, including banking, health care, real estate, law, hospitality, education, not-for-profits, technology and many more.
Data icons
Data can be purchased as single lists, in either Excel or PDF format; the entire database of the published book, in Excel format; or a printed copy of the Book of Lists.
  • Purchase an e-File of a single list
  •  
  • Purchase an e-File of the entire Book of Lists database
  •  
  • Purchase a printed copy of the Book of Lists
  •  
    National
    Local
    Latest News
    Advertisement