In honor of Juneteenth, (BKBNK) The Brooklyn Bank in partnership with Kings Theatre present a day of financial literacy, self-empowerment, and first-rate business education in New York City. “THE BLACK MONEY FORUM” is a free event on Sunday, June 19, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 5:30 PM at the beautiful, iconic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY. The day welcomes families, dads celebrating Father’s Day, professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, novice investors, business owners, high school, college students; anyone who is eager to learn “the how to” for the path to wealth building.

Brooklyn-born businessman, philanthropist, CEO and Founder of The Brooklyn Bank, Jude Bernard, is honored to host “THE BLACK MONEY FORUM”. On the biggest day of financial empowerment alongside Jude is his influential, talented, co-host, Angela Yee, from Power 105’s The Breakfast Club. “It’s about giving our community access to financial information,” says Jude, “it’s about leveling the playing field.”
Jude has gathered an elite network of changemakers including financial professionals, business coaches, educators, and real estate powerhouses to impart and transform attendees’ opportunities for greater financial gain.

The day is set to deliver life-changing information at “THE BLACK MONEY FORUM.” The blueprint to financial freedom on Juneteenth, is a day fitting of the forward movement to economic opportunity, access, and mobility for communities of color who’ve long been kept out of the American dream.

“We are proud to expand our community work and KingsCares initiative by partnering with The Brooklyn Bank in presenting THE BLACK MONEY FORUM,” says Crystal Longo, General Manager of Kings Theatre. “Recognizing the importance of Juneteenth with a day of high-quality financial education and empowerment is very fitting, and we’re honored to host so many inspirational speakers and leaders in the financial and business field.”

Attendees’ at THE BLACK MONEY FORUM will walk away with invaluable information, as well as the opportunity to receive two $50 deposits into an investment account sponsored by BKBNK’s gold sponsor, Stash, the investing, banking and education platform serving 6M customers in the U.S. (Every ticket holder, even those who do not attend, will get $50 deposited into an account, sign up here.)

“Stash is a great sponsor for this event, says Jude Bernard, founder and CEO of The Brooklyn Bank. “We share a common goal of taking action to address the wealth disparities in communities of color. Stash is committed to making investing accessible and affordable for others. Ultimately this can change people’s lives.

“Stash is on a mission to close the wealth gap and make investing accessible for the 99%,” says Chidi Achara, Stash Chief Brand Officer. “We support BLACK MONEY FORUM and its commitment to making Juneteenth a celebration of financial freedom—Stash’s participation ensures that more people in the Black community will have immediate access to the tools they need to invest in themselves and start building wealth.”

“THE BLACK MONEY FORUM” lineup includes the heavy-hitting team from the podcast and business platform, Earn Your Leisure (EYL), Rashad Bilal and Troy Milings. These two men have upended the financial world through their accessibility and insight in business, finance, and online educational platforms. EYL has a community of over 1,000.000 followers on social media, and 750,000 Youtube subscribers.

“Our vision includes building up our communities by effecting change in our neighborhoods, industries, and in the world. Each one, teach one.” – EYL, Rashad Bilal & Troy Millings

Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche is America’s favorite personal financial educator! A New York Times Bestseller (Get Good with Money), an NAACP Image Award Nominee, and the first Black woman to grace the cover of Money Magazine (solo). Tiffany is a trailblazer in the personal finance space.

Matt Garland, also known as MG The Mortgage Guy, is the go-to person for financing, understanding how to become homebuyer ready and leads MG Mortgage Academy. Garland and his team will provide mortgage pre-qualification to attendees’ at “THE BLACK MONEY FORUM.” This is another example of education, access, information and resources in one place to empower and uplift people.

Today’s leading influencers, Aristotle Varner, Aristotle Investments, Ms. Business, CPA, Brian Waldron, Business Systems Professional, Armando Pantoja, Stocks & Cryptocurrency Trading, Shenya Wilson, The Peoples CPA, Herman Dolce, Jr., Credit Repair Expert, Sabine Franco, Business Attorney, Ash Cash, Financial Coach, Ellie Diop, Business Coach, Rashauna Scott, Licensed Real Estate Broker & Expert, Julian Gordon, Multifamily Investor, Tonya Rapley, Finance Expert & Investor, Welby Accely, Fix & Flip Expert, and Storm Leroy, Legacy Builder will discuss investing in real estate, business credit, stocks, how to access capital, how to build a profitable business, personal development, motivation and evidence based methodology guaranteed to shift the paradigm of their lives.

“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” -Ms. Business, Shaquanna Brooks

“Money is energy. It is called currency because it is meant to be circulated not accumulated.” – Jullien Gordon

“People who are for the people, are my type of people.” – Sheneya Wilson

“THE BLACK MONEY FORUM” is free to attendees. Advance RSVP available now.*

*This event is first come, first served and subject to capacity restrictions. Advance RSVP does not guarantee admission. Arrive early to ensure entry.