Cam Camarena      

In many African-American families, when we have an important issue to discuss we gather in the kitchen and bring it to the table. That’s especially true of financial discussions, whether about how to pay the bills, how to send Junior to college or where to start looking for a new job.

For the next 10 weeks, The Root Live: Bring It to the Table, hosted by Harriette Cole, will dig deep with expert guests for solutions to some of your family’s most vexing financial concerns. Sponsored by Prudential, The Root Live: Bring It to the Table will address such topics as getting out of debt, being a financially successful parent, retiring young and finding creative ways to fund an education.

In the first episode, which premieres today at 11 a.m. EST at The Root, we’re talking “Marriage & Money: The Right Plan.” Our guests will include Lee Hutton, a sports and entertainment attorney best known for representing Kris Humphries in his divorce from Kim Kardashian; Heath Wiggins, a Bible-based marriage counselor at His Leadership Her Trust; financial adviser Lola West; and Cindy Sanchez, a matrimonial attorney in New York.

The Root Live: Bring It to the Table can be seen here at The Root every Wednesday at 11 a.m.

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