Know Your Rights and Protect Your Finances
Join Us for a Neighborhood Town Hall Forum on Predatory Lending
As part of Financial Literacy Month in Minnesota, the Departments of Commerce, Housing and Finance, and Human Rights are hosting a town hall forum on predatory lending. This event is free and open to the public.
Wed., April 18, 2012 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dayton's Bluff Recreation Center
800 Conway St. Saint Paul, MN 55106
Educate and Protect Yourself From Predatory Lenders
Scam artists and predatory lenders take advantage of consumers from all walks of life; causing foreclosures and financial hardship in our communities. Knowledge is often the foundation of financially secure communities and a consumer's best defense against the pitfalls of predatory lending.
Join us to learn more about:
- your rights as a consumer
- State resources currently available to consumers
- New tactics utilized by scam artists
- Foreclosure alternatives in your community
- Questions to ask your lender
- Simple steps to avoid becoming a victim
Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman, Housing Finance Commissioner Mary Tingerthal, Human Rights Commissioner Kevin Lindsey, and St. Paul community leaders will listen to consumer testimony and answer questions from the public.
This event is FREE and open to the public. Contact Ben Hill with questions at 651.296.5282 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Official Event Flyer (PDF 526kb)
Discrimination in Credit Fact Sheet (PDF 295kb)