Federal Reserve Bank
530 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202-2939
800-729-9800, ext. 2470
Driving Toward Success: Car Financing and Ownership Opportunities Car keys Mon., October 24, 2011 - Tue., October 25, 2011 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, the National Consumer Law Center, the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center and the Center for Responsible Lending for a two-day forum that will highlight various car ownership programs that work to assist families with obtaining a car or financing. National and state organizations will discuss lending programs and what consumers need to know to make informed decisions.
National and regional topics will include understanding the importance and impact of car ownership for economic success, the barriers to car ownership and the difficulties consumers face accessing adequate financing. Participants will also hear about the challenges and solutions to keeping and using cars, including issues related to insurance, title loans and maintenance costs.
Regulators, lenders, consumer protection agencies, nonprofit community development organizations, legal service providers, lawyers, policymakers and car ownership organizations should plan to attend.
For more information about this event contact Tammie Hoy.