FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & INVESTMENT STRATEGYThis webinar will focus on financial management and investment strategies. John DaWalt, Senior Vice President – Wealth Management Advisor, and Jessica Miles, Financial Advisor, with the Ellison Kibler Team at Merrill Lynch will discuss the current economic situation and market volatility. Our experts will offer their thoughts on the markets and considerations during this time of heightened volatility to gain an understanding of how to make the most out of what and how you’re investing. Consider your needs, goals, time horizons, risk tolerance, unique family dynamics, and retirement options to build an investment framework. Everyone is different, and investment strategies can be tailored to your unique situation.



What the Stimulus Plan Means for YouTens of millions of American households are affected by the coronavirus pandemic. To offer assistance, a bipartisan $2 trillion economic relief plan, includes stimulus payments to individuals, expanded unemployment coverage, student loan changes, different retirement account rules, and more. This episode will focus on describing what the stimulus plan means for you. Join Samantha Albrecht and Elizabeth Millender of Cromer, Babb, Porter & Hicks to work through the Corona Virus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) act and the potential financial impacts.
We are in this Together – Unemployment 101Episode four in the series will provide an opportunity to learn and chat with an expert to explore the worst unemployment situation we are faced with in our country’s history. This episode will focus on breaking down information about the unemployment system: who is eligible for unemployment and how to apply. Then, our speaker will facilitate a conversation about the stigma surrounding unemployment and how we can take care of ourselves during this time.
Business Financial Management During a Time of CrisisIt is critical for women and people of color to have equitable information about how to protect, preserve, and scale business considering COVID-19 and recession. Our financial experts will discuss alternatives that exist for small businesses, non-profits, and entrepreneurs: modification programs, lender relationships, and coverage from regulators. A significant amount of time will be spent reviewing SBA programs, how they work, and how to start. Join femme X COLUMBIA on Thursday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. for a webinar on Business Financial Management During a Time of Crisis. Dominik Mjartan and Jessica Addison of Optus Bank will lead the conversation about how small businesses can navigate this time of uncertainty and change.