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Opportunity Knock$

Jean Chatzky, Patrice Washington and Louis Barajas star as Opportunity Coaches guiding families to build better lives. Along the way viewers inspired by the journey learn how they too can overcome financial challenges. Opportunity Knock$ when families living paycheck to paycheck see it is possible to achieve the American dream.

Opportunity Finder to the Re$cue

26m 46s

The coaches know from experience that the families need more than advice to overcome their challenges. They introduce the families to The Opportunity Finder. Jean has a heart to heart with Wes & Maegan in Columbus. The families build financial resilience by using tools provided by their Opportunity Coaches Jean Chatzky, Louis Barajas, and Patrice Washington.

Episodes

  • Opportunity Finder to the Re$cue: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Opportunity Finder to the Re$cue

    S2 E204 - 26m 46s

    The coaches know from experience that the families need more than advice to overcome their challenges. They introduce the families to The Opportunity Finder. Jean has a heart to heart with Wes & Maegan in Columbus. The families build financial resilience by using tools provided by their Opportunity Coaches Jean Chatzky, Louis Barajas, and Patrice Washington.

  • The Pain of Forclo$ure and Bankruptcy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Pain of Forclo$ure and Bankruptcy

    S2 E203 - 26m 45s

    A single mom in El Paso, TX, a young family in Baton Rouge, LA about to lose their home, and a veteran in Washington D.C. on the brink of bankruptcy need help. Opportunity Coaches Jean Chatzky, Louis Barajas, and Patrice Washington arrive just in time.

  • Eviction & Predatory Loan$: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Eviction & Predatory Loan$

    S2 E202 - 26m 45s

    Parents worried about eviction from their apartment in Columbus, Ohio, a second marriage and blended family in Seattle, WA, and cancer survivor in New Orleans all share one goal. They need immediate help beating the system to turn their financial lives around. Finally help arrives when Jean Chatzky, Louis Barajas and Patrice Washington visit their homes. Is it too late?

  • Meet the Familie$: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Meet the Familie$

    S2 E201 - 26m 45s

    Six families living on the edge of financial disaster need solutions, desire stability and help. They also fear the hard truth when help arrives. Can they overcome the stigma and unfair shame or will they continue to suffer in silence when they meet their financial coaches?

Schedule

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    Opportunity Knock$

    Opportunity Finder to the Re$cue

    Wednesday
    May 29

    30 Minutes

    Coaches introduce the families to The Opportunity Finder; families build financial resilience by using tools provided by the coaches.
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    Opportunity Knock$

    Finding Resource$

    Saturday
    Jun 1

    30 Minutes

    The six families work on homework assigned by their coaches and use The Opportunity Finder to identify help from nonprofits.
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    Opportunity Knock$

    Finding Resource$

    Wednesday
    Jun 5

    30 Minutes

    The six families work on homework assigned by their coaches and use The Opportunity Finder to identify help from nonprofits.
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    Help From Predatory Loan$

    Saturday
    Jun 8

    30 Minutes

    The families meet with nonprofits and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) and not-for-profit credit unions to eliminate high interest credit card debts and predatory loans.

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