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Gerri Willis, Personal Finance Speaker

Gerri Willis

    • Author of “The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing” and “Home Rich”
    • Fox Business Host of The Willis Report
    • Former Personal Finance Editor for CNN Business News
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Fee Range

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

New York

goCharge -The Willis Report with Gerri Willis

goCharge -The Willis Report with Gerri Willis

Gerri Willis joined Fox Business Network (FBN) in March of 2010. She is the host of The Willis Report, a primetime program that covers the leading financial and political stories of the day and their impact on consumers.
 
Joined by a different panel of experts each evening, Willis dissects the news of the day and explains its bottom line effects on the wallets of everyday Americans. The program also examines the latest scams, hidden fees and other ways companies take advantage of consumers. Willis also appears across all programming to provide analysis on how the news of the day affects taxpayers.
 
Prior to joining FBN, Gerri Willis served as the personal finance editor for CNN Business News and hosted the weekly half-hour program titled “Your Bottom Line”, which focused on ways to save Americans money and the economy’s effects on personal finance. Before CNN, she worked at Smart Money magazine as the senior financial correspondent. A graduate of Columbia Business School where she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow, Willis is the author of two business books, “The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing” and “Home Rich.”
 
Gerri Willis was also the winner of the Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting award in 2001, which is bestowed by the American University School of Communication and the Investment Company Institute's Education Foundation.
 
Born in Spruce Pine, NC, Willis resides in Westchester County.

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Making Your Home a Lucrative Investment

More than two- thirds of Americans own their own home, yet few ever think about their home as an investment. Willis guides you through the critical financial decisions homeowners make everyday; showing you how to buy right, maintain and upgrade with an eye to building value, as well as tips for selling and locking in the best price. You’ll learn the limits of reinvestment, what upgrades yield the best return and seller secrets that can give you the edge in any market.

Surviving the Housing Downturn

The downturn has many homeowners worried – but what does it mean for you? Willis makes sense of the confusing data, shows you the best strategies for building equity in your market, and arms you with the information you need to survive and thrive in the downturn.

Getting Started: The Keys to Personal Wealth for College Students

It’s not too early to start thinking about building a financial foundation. The pressures on students’ wallet are many; soaring tuition, rising credit card debt and living costs. Experts say the average graduating senior faces debt that is 50 percent higher than graduates a decade ago. Willis can show you how to start thinking like an investor – in you!

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