Deborah Owens

Host, Wealthy Radio

Deborah Owens is a thought leader and advocate for remedying the wealth disparities of women and minorities. Deb is host of Wealthy Radio, a weekly program focused on personal finance, which airs on WEAA. She is the author of three books, including the critically acclaimed A Purse of Your Own: An Easy Guide to Financial Security, published by Simon and Schuster. Deb also is the creator of the A Purse of Your Own Campaign to financially empower one million women by encouraging them to form Purse Groups: five to ten women who meet monthly to support and hold each other accountable.

Deb is a 20-year financial services industry veteran and former vice president and financial consultant with Fidelity Investments. She is a contributor to CNN, ABC News, News One Now, Essence magazine, Ebony, Black Enterprise and other local and national media outlets. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University in Maryland.

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Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens.
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On Wealthy Radio, host Deborah Owens helps listeners reach their financial goals. Using her background as a financial expert and author, Owens provides positive advice and solutions to listeners who have financial challenges and questions.

Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens.
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On Wealthy Radio, host Deborah Owens helps listeners reach their financial goals. Using her background as a financial expert and author, Owens provides positive advice and solutions to listeners who have financial challenges and questions.

Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens.
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The job market is picking up and employers are hiring, but people are feeling more stressed than ever. What can you do to break the stress habit? Host Deborah Owens speaks with an author and executive coach about how to turn your burnout into brilliance. And this week on What Would Deborah Do — what would you tell your 18-year-old self about finances? 

Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens.
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This week on Wealthy Radio, host Deborah Owens talks about two challenging topics that are impacting two of the largest demographics in America: millennials and boomers.

Millennials are graduating with a tremendous amount of debt — leading them to postpone marriage and preventing them from purchasing their first homes. Tisa Silver, Director of Financial Education and Wellness for a leading university, shares her strategies for tackling all this college debt.

Wealthy Radio July 18

Jul 20, 2017
Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens.
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The economy is looking up, and unemployment is at an all time low. But you never know what lies ahead. When it comes to investing, one of the first rules is diversification. Host Deborah Owens would argue that in the new financial normal, it is also important to diversity your income streams. In the first segment, Owens discusses how to take your passion and turn it into a profitable income. And then, she talks to someone who's focused on helping young folks become exposed to entrepreneurship. 

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