31 October, 2001 – (Oakland, CA) – Pamela Ayo
Yetunde, financial advisor and author of financial books for African
Americans, will speak at St. John’s United Methodist Church on Saturday,
November 10th at 9:00 a.m (continental breakfast starts at 8:00 am). The
breakfast is sponsored by the Women’s Ministry. In a talk titled, "Blessings
in Disguise: Personal Financial Strategies for Securing Our Families &
Building Our Community," Yetunde will discuss strategies for
managing personal finances and "soulfully responsible"
An investment consultant in San Francisco,
Yetunde is the author of Beyond 40 Acres & Another Pair of Shoes
and The Inheritance: A Stock-Picking Story. Yetunde was inspired to
write financial books geared toward African-American families after she
noticed a trend amongst her prospective clients.
"Generally, Black people were left at the
station while white folks were investing and making money in a bull
market," Yetunde observed. "I write books and speak to groups
across the country to encourage Black people to do the right things to
secure their future and our future as a community. As times get harder, we
must be even more vigilant about what we do with our money."
Yetunde will appear at several events in Texas
during the week:
Thursday, November 8, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Financial seminar at Texas Southern University
Jesse H. Jones School of Business Room 113
3100 Cleburne Avenue, Houston, TX 77004 Tel:
Saturday, November 10, 9:00 am
Financial seminar at St. John’s United Methodist Church
2019 Crawford, Houston Tel: 713-659-3237
8:00 am breakfast
Saturday, November 10, 4:00 pm
Book discussion and signing at CushCity.com Bookstore
13559 Bammel N. Houston Road, Houston Tel: 281-444-4265
Tuesday, November 13, 3:30 pm
She will address women investors at the Texas Governor’s
Conference for Women at the Austin Convention Center.
Registration at www.texasconferenceforwomen.org
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Pamela Ayo Yetunde, J.D.
is a financial advisor in San Francisco and author of Beyond 40 Acres
& Another Pair of Shoes and The Inheritance: A Stock-Picking Story. A
frequent speaker and financial columnist, the former journalist has
appeared on several radio programs and Quicken.com TV and has been
featured in Ebony and heart&soul magazines. Earlier this year high
school economics teachers in New York and California made Yetunde’s book
The Inheritance required reading.
Marabella Books, a Black-women owned media and
education company, publishes financial books and conducts seminars to
address the financial literacy needs of investors. Both books are
available at local bookstores or directly from Marabella Books at www.smartsisters.com.
Review copies and author photos
available upon request.
Tracey Scott, Marabella Books
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