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The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) again are offering a one-day personal finance writers workshop in New York on Thursday, October 9 – before the start of the SABEW fall conference at CUNY.

This workshop is geared toward writers and bloggers, producers and editors, and broadcasters who are looking for innovative consumer finance stories they can deliver to their audience in compelling ways. We welcome journalists from all disciplines (lifestyle, features, investigative, general assignment, etc.) to this one-day informative event on personal finance issues.

The workshop will be held at Convene Times Square in midtown Manhattan.  

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Thursday, October 9 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Session 1: Consumers in Credit Distress

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Even as credit card debt continues to decline, the share of Americans facing collectors’ calls hasn’t budged, according to a new study. See a presentation of data and a discussion on consumers’ reaction to tightening credit, despite the growing post-recession economy.


Greg McBride

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Analyst, Bankrate.com
Greg McBride, CFA, is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Analyst, for Bankrate.com, providing analysis and advice on personal finance. With 18 years of experience in personal finance, he has the unique ability to provide both in-depth commentary and practical advice to consumers. Through Bankrate.com's Money Makeover series, he has helped consumers plan for retirement, manage debt and develop appropriate investment allocations. McBride has... Read More →

Michele Raneri

Vice President of Analytics, Experian
Michele Raneri is Vice President of Analytics, where she is responsible for creating analytics, providing comprehensive analyses on multiple populations, which are leveraged by clients and journalists for in-depth studies and reports. Raneri regularly serves as a company spokesperson providing unique insight into the trends and analyses that her team produces.  Raneri manages a sizeable team of business experts and statisticians, who consult... Read More →

Michael Schreiber

Editor-in-Chief and Chief Content Officer, Credit.com
Michael Schreiber leads Credit.com's editorial and content team, which includes more than 40 editors, reporters and subject matter experts. Credit.com’s content is syndicated daily across major news and media outlets including Yahoo, MSN, AOL, NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, Marketwartch and others. Michael is an Emmy and DuPont award winning journalist & producer, with more than 15 years of experience and has worked in print, television and... Read More →
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John Wasik

Author/ Journalist
John F. Wasik is an independent writer, speaker and journalist. He's written 14 books on a variety of subjects ranging from ecology to retirement, including his most recent Keynes's Way to Wealth (McGraw-Hill, 2013). He currently writes a weekly investment column for Reuters, the world's largest news service, and contributes to The New York Times, Forbes and other national publications. He's won 19 awards for his books and... Read More →

Thursday October 9, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
Convene Times Square 810 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 23rd. Floor

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