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St. Louis Fed to Host Expert Discussion on Demographics and Family Finances


LOUISVILLE – The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will lead an expert discussion on family financial stress May 12 as it hosts “What It’s Worth: Strengthening the Financial Futures of Families, Communities and the Nation.”

Date:                    Thursday, May 12, 2016

Time:                   11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Location:             The Kentucky Center for Performing Arts

 Todd Hall

 501 West Main Street

 Louisville, Ky. 40202

Financial well-being is intrinsically linked to every aspect of a person's life, including the ability to dream and plan. This event will look at ways to help struggling American families, including discussing the ideas put forth in a new book, “What It's Worth: Strengthening the Financial Future of Families, Communities and the Nation.” The book was published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in partnership with the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED). Each attendee will receive a complimentary copy of the book.  

New ideas and promising solutions on building fiscal health will be explored. Speakers will include:

  • Ray Boshara, Senior Adviser and Director, Center for Household Financial Stability, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; and
  • Andrea Levere, President, CFED.

Lunch will be provided, and the event is free. Registration is required by Monday, May 9, as space is limited. To register visit the St. Louis Fed’s Louisville Branch online.

For more information, please contact Lisa Locke at 502-568-9292 or  Media are welcome, and should register with Laura Taylor in Media Relations at 314-444-8783 or