business

Hard times for Sears as retailer notes substantial doubt about future

Dramatic admission from firm that has long held fast to its stance that a turnaround is possible.

MONEY MATTERS

Taxing Social Security benefits.

If you ‘feel’ your employer has wronged you, get out of your ‘feelings’ — and get some evidence

What should you do if you “feel” you are the subject of discrimination on the job? Where should you even start? These are among the many questions employees ask when they are not quite sure what to do or how ...

MONEY MATTERS

Making sense of beneficiary designations.

‘FinTech’: A way to make money from mobile?

Financial technology could be equalizer for people of color.

Uniworld Group promotes Edwards, Ivey at nation’s oldest multicultural marketing firm

Gregory Edwards has been promoted to Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer and Matilda Ivey has been appointed to SVP / Director of Client Services.

MONEY MATTERS: Six Steps to Launching a New Venture

Before you dive in, dig into these tips.

City official: Memphis has made progress with minority contracts, but it’s not time to celebrate yet

Meet Kelley Bynum. She, along with her husband, founded SKB Facilities & Maintenance, a local janitorial service that the couple has been working on for close to 10 years; all while working full-time jobs.

OneUnited Bank, Black Lives Matter team up to organize Black America’s spending power

OneUnited Bank, the largest black-owned bank in America, and the Black Lives Matter movement are coming together to help black America organize around its spending weight, and are introducing a special debit card to give the initiative a symbol, just ...

Breaking the cycle of bad money habits in black families

One thing that traditionally hasn’t been a strong suit in the Black family – and simultaneously, a detriment – is passing down healthy money habits to ensure financial stability for future generations.

Janet Uthman works to expand Comcast’s diversity efforts in the black community

In 2016, Janet Uthman was named to Ebony magazine’s Power 100, a distinction handed out to such notable African-American achievers as the Obamas, Lonnie Bunch, Melissa Harris-Perry and John Legend.

Could these little-known mistakes be keeping you broke?

Certified Money Coach identifies 4 common but rarely discussed money missteps women make and how to stop them in their tracks for good.

Money Matters: How not to die hungry

Turn your 401(k) into a pension.

Seven tax tips for the black community

Tax season has officially begun and it’s time to find those deductibles and items that might help offset some of what you might have to pay the government by April 15.

JPMorgan to pay $55 million to settle mortgage discrimination lawsuit

At issue were charges that Independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against minorities seeking home mortgages during the housing crisis.

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