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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Wealthy Radio Host Deborah Owens begins the show speaking with Sue Rogan, Director of Financial Education at the Maryland CASH program. They discuss the financial services, education and coaching that the Maryland CASH program offers to promote financial stability for working families. Rogan also talks about the upcoming Maryland Financial Education Summit going on next week.

In the second half of the show, Owens talks with author Tom Shapiro, who has been generating lots of buzz around his brand new book Toxic Inequality: How America’s Racial Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide & Threatens our Future

Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens.
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Are you scrambling to finish your taxes before the end of the week? Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens begins the show speaking with Rudolph Isaacs, one of the top CPAs in Baltimore. 

In the second half of the show, Owens is joined by Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, Founder, President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions LLC, and the Center for Global Policy Solutions. Rockeymoore talks about the upcoming Future of Wealth Summit.

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Wealthy Radio's Deborah Owens broadcasts live from Terra Cafe for the third event in the Coffee and Conversation series — focusing on the entrepreneur in you.  Owens learns winning strategies and valuable information from area business owners, experts, and advisors. 

Kim Chase / WEAA 88.9

Wealthy Radio's Deborah Owens broadcasts live from Terra Cafe for the third event in the Coffee and Conversation series — focusing on the entrepreneur in you.  Owens learns winning strategies and valuable information from area business owners, experts, and advisors. 

Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens.
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Wealthy Radio host Deborah Owens discusses business in the first half of the show with Cameka Smith, founder and CEO of the BOSS network. Black women are the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurs, growing more than 300% since 1997. Owens learns about Cameka’s entrepreneurship journey and the resources her network provides for African American women in business.

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