Closing The Books

A Financial Workshop with Carmen Wong Ulrich

Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 6:30pm

@ Asian American Writers’ Workshop
112 West 27th Street, Suite #600
New York, New York

Want to make the most of your money? Get a jumpstart by joining us for a workshop with personal finance expert Carmen Wong Ulrich. As a woman of color, an independent contractor, and a New Yorker, she has a perspective that is very much in alignment with our memberships’ needs. With advice on how to handle debt, investments, and everything in between, Carmen gives practical insight on how to make the best choices for you and your life.

During this workshop Carmen will discuss such topics as:
·   how to better manage your artist/freelance income flow
·   the importance of setting financial goals
·   single versus family
 finance and the real cost of child rearing
·   reducing debt and raising your credit score
·   how to retire as an artist/freelancer
·   managing investments when you don’t have a 401k
·   the real cost of owning or renting a home
·   tax tips
 and making the most of your deductions

The workshop will be followed by a Q&A and booksigning.

Have a finance question you know you want to ask? Email us and we will address them at the panel. We will also provide notecards the day of the event for any questions that come up during the workshop.

$25 pre-paid registration fee. Includes a copy of Carmen’s new book The Real Cost of Living: Making the Best Choices for You, Your Life, and Your Money ($15 retail value)

This event is open to women of South Asian descent.

Carmen Wong Ulrich is a personal finance expert and former host and co-creator of CNBC’s daily personal finance show, On the Money. She is a former editor at Money magazine and is currently a contributor to the Dr. Oz Show and Glamour magazine’s money columnist. Carmen is also a contributor to and a regular guest on NBC’s Today Show, CBS’s Early Show, The View, MSNBC, and CNN.  She is also is the author of Generation Debt: Take Control of Your Money—A How-to Guide (2006). Carmen has a master’s degree in psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College and a bachelor’s degree from Fairfield University.