Regaining our Financial Footing after COVID-19

Virtual Summit Financial Literacy: Regaining our Financial Footing after COVID-19 Latinos earn significantly less income on average than white Americans and they also fall victim to predatory lending practices. This panel will discuss how COVID-19 is impacting Latinos’ employment and financial stability along longer-term challenges such as retirement, wealth, the importance of money mentors, and how to alleviate Latino student loan debt.

Moderator:
Ruben Barrales, Senior Vice President Wells Fargo

Panelist:
Abigail Zapote, Executive Director Latinos for a Secure Retirement
Jannese Torres-Rodriguez, Creator and Host Yo Quiero Dinero Podcast
Aracely Panameño, Director of Latino Affairs Center for Responsible Lending

Recorded on August 13, 2020
Duration: 58 mins. 12 secs.

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