Single Women Could Benefit From Investing More Into Finances, Report

Single Women Could Benefit From Investing More Into Finances, Report

by Shantell E. Jamison

On Tuesday, Fidelity Investments announced new research looking into the financial planning habits of single women in America. According a press release sent to... Read More

Budget

Report: Families Experience Increase in Out-of-Pocket College Expenses

by Shantell E. Jamison

Families of those who are in college just got hit with more debt. Two annual reports released by the College Board reveal that prices... Read More

Want to Get Your Product into Retail Stores? Learn From a Pro

Want to Get Your Product into Retail Stores? Learn From a Pro

by Tamara E. Holmes

Entrepreneurship requires consistent hustle, so it’s easy to see why FLO Wines is a company Marcus Johnson is proud of. Getting retailers to buy... Read More

Greenwood

The Greenwood Project Gives Everyone Access to the Start-Up Game

by Glenn Jeffers

Who says only multimillionaires, like Jay-Z, can invest in the next big thing? Find out why The Greenwood Project may be the answer to... Read More

Study Shows Discrimination Affects Some Minority Groups’ Financial Decisions

Study Shows Discrimination Affects Some Minority Groups’ Financial Decisions

by Alisha Tillery

A recent study, Discrimination, Risk and Portfolio Choice, by the University of Miami determined that specific minority groups were less likely to take financial... Read More

Dollars

Community Building: Your Guide to Recycling Black Dollars

by Glenn Jeffers

Want better schools, resources and services in your neighborhood? The first step is supporting businesses that are owned by people who look like you.... Read More

Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

Influencers: Adisa Bakari Shows ‘Em The Money – And How to Handle It

by Christopher Harris

The lavish lifestyles of professional athletes can often come with pitfalls, temptations and heartache. But one sports agent, Adisa Bakari, is doing more than... Read More

Why You Should Move Past ‘Deciding’ if #BankBlack is for You

Why You Should Move Past ‘Deciding’ if #BankBlack is for You

by Kara I. Stevens

I’m Black and I do not have one single account with a Black-owned bank. And if I’m going to explain why I don’t have... Read More

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

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