5 Signs That You’re Being Too Frugal

5 Signs That You’re Being Too Frugal

by Kara I. Stevens

Don’t get me wrong, being frugal has its benefits.  I credit a strong sense of frugality for my ability to eliminate student loan debt... Read More

EBONY’s New Owners Set Sights on Expansion

EBONY’s New Owners Set Sights on Expansion

by Madison J. Gray

For Michael Gibson and Willard Jackson everything they needed was in place. Seven decades as a vanguard for the African American community? Check. A... Read More

Bridging the Gap Between Black Banks and the Black Community

Bridging the Gap Between Black Banks and the Black Community

by Patrice Gaines / Urban News Service

Leah Chase recalls a time when she couldn’t get a loan from a White-owned bank to expand her now-legendary New Orleans restaurant. “I remember... Read More

What Happened to the Black Banks?

What Happened to the Black Banks?

by Patrice Gaines / Urban News Service

America has half as many Black-owned banks as existed 15 years ago. Exactly why these banks have disappeared is complex, but Black bankers say... Read More

Increasing Black Wealth Takes Generational Sacrifice — It Always Has

Increasing Black Wealth Takes Generational Sacrifice — It Always Has

by Angela Mae Kupenda

Several months ago I heard a distinguished, older Black man, U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Damon J. Keith, speak at an event and he... Read More

Money and Matrimony: For Richer, Not for Poorer

Money and Matrimony: For Richer, Not for Poorer

by #teamEBONY

It’s been said that the top two things that married couples argue about are money, and matters of the bedroom. We're sticking to the... Read More

3 Business Lessons We Should All Know

3 Business Lessons We Should All Know

by Kara I. Stevens

Last week, I had several errands to run, one of which was to get my favorite pair of sandals repaired. I had bought them... Read More

Daryl Carter

[Influencers] Daryl Carter: Getting Affordable Housing Right Through Capital

by Marissa Charles

With two master’s degrees from MIT and two successful firms under his belt you’d think Daryl J. Carter is good at solving problems. But there... Read More

8 Simple Steps to Saving Money for College

8 Simple Steps to Saving Money for College

by #teamEBONY

The right time is right now to start saving for college. But don’t despair if you think you may have waited too long. It’s... Read More

[Influencers] Airline Head Sizakele Mzimela Makes Her Dreams Soar

[Influencers] Airline Head Sizakele Mzimela Makes Her Dreams Soar

by Benet Wilson

Sizakele Mzimela made history when she became the first Black woman to found an airline, South African-based regional Fly Blue Crane, in September 2015.... Read More