Thinking Money: Pro Athletes Going Broke?

Registration not required

Thursday, December 28, 2017

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Newport Branch

Description

Look at the many ways professional athletes lose their money as we view & discuss clips from ‘BROKE’ a documentary produced by ESPN.  Sports Illustrated reports “ By the time they have been retired for two years, 78 percent of former NFL players have gone bankrupt or are under financial stress; within five years of retirement, an estimated 60 percent of former NBA players are broke.”  Why does this happen?  Join NKU Economics Professor Dr. Abdullah Al-Bahrani to consider the reasons.  One program attendee will win a $25 Target gift card!

Your participation will also provide an opportunity enter a grand prize drawing for a Podo V2 Stick + Shoot Camera.  Winning entry will be drawn Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Age range: Teens & older

Snacks provided

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Look at the many ways professional athletes lose their money as we view & discuss clips from ‘BROKE’ a documentary produced by ESPN.  Sports Illustrated reports “ By the time they have been retired for two years, 78 percent of former NFL players have gone bankrupt or are under financial stress; within five years of retirement, an estimated 60 percent of former NBA players are broke.”  Why does this happen?  Join NKU Economics Professor Dr. Abdullah Al-Bahrani to consider the reasons.  One program attendee will win a $25 Target gift card!

Your participation will also provide an opportunity enter a grand prize drawing for a Podo V2 Stick + Shoot Camera.  Winning entry will be drawn Tuesday, January 23, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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