Karen Finerman & Jean Chatzky Discuss and Debate the Financial State of the Union

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Thursday, May 20, 2021
6:00pm— 7:00pm
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Washington, DC
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Co-hosted by The Wharton Club of Philadelphia & WCNCR Investments and Finance Affinity Group

The Wharton Club is thrilled to host Karen Finerman, a Wharton alum (W ’87), regular on CNBC’s “Fast Money” and co-founder of Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Inc., and Jean Chatzky, a Penn alum (C ’86), long running Financial Editor of NBC’s Today Show, and founder and CEO of digital media company HerMoney.

Karen and Jean will interview each other regarding the financial state of our nation.

Among the topics, they will touch on and address are:

  • What the retail investor is doing right now
  • Markets broadly
  • Financial TV
  • The steps you should take in your financial life that free you up to invest
  • Women and money

They will also discuss their own personal trajectories since leaving Penn, including how they each ended up on TV, and, in Jean’s case, how a liberal arts major carved out a career in finance. They will also take questions at the end of their interview.

Karen Finerman is an American businesswoman, television personality and CNBC’s Fast Money panelist. She is a co-founder and President of Metropolitan Capital Advisors, Inc. Her first book, Finerman's Rules: Secrets I'd Only Tell My Daughters About Business and Life was published by Hachette Book Group's Business Plus on June 4, 2013. https://www.cnbc.com/karen-finerman/

Jean Chatzky is an American journalist, a personal finance columnist, financial editor of NBC’s TODAY show, AARP’s personal finance ambassador, and the founder and CEO of the multimedia company HerMoney. Chatzky is a best-selling author. Her 2017 book with Michael F. Roizen, AgeProof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip, became a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. Her book, Women with Money: The Judgment-Free Guide to Creating the Joyful, Less Stressed, Purposeful (and, Yes, Rich) Life You Deserve was published by Grand Central Publishing in March 2019.  www.jeanchatzky.com



Event Host: Wharton Club of National Capital Region & The Wharton Club of Philadelphia
 Thursday, May 20
Time: 6:00 PM-7:00 PM EDT
Location: Virtual 
Cost: WCNCR Members - $0 (WCNCR membership costs $60/yr)
Other Wharton Alumni & Alumni Guests - $20

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