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Future of Family Finances to be Discussed at St. Louis Fed event in Memphis


MEMPHIS – The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will lead an expert discussion on family financial stress July 6 when it hosts “What It’s Worth: Strengthening the Financial Futures of Families, Communities and the Nation.”

Date:                     Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Time:                    9 a.m. - noon

Location:             Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Memphis Branch

200 N. Main St.

Memphis, Tenn. 38103

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 for building fiscal health will be explored. Speakers include:

  • Ray Boshara, senior adviser and director, Center for Household Financial Stability, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; and
  • Theresa Schmall, program team associate, Center for Financial Services Innovation.

Lunch will be provided. The event is free but registration is required by Tuesday, June 30, as space is limited. To register, visit the event listing St. Louis Fed’s Community Development page.

For more information, contact Lisa Locke at 502-568-9292 or Media are welcome, and should register with Maria Hasenstab in Media Relations at 314-444-8321 or