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Wal-Mart Expands Jobs Program for D.C.-Area Veterans

Wal-Mart announced Thursday that it is guaranteeing a job offer to any eligible U.S. veteran honorably discharged from active duty since the 2013 launch of its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment, expanding a program made to honor veterans in the D.C. ...

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Blacks Making Business

Rather than the typical "wringing of hands," blacks need to cease "I Can't Breathe" demonstrations and move en masse to embrace and employ a well-coordinated political, cultural and economic movement.

Poverty Still Major Affliction for Blacks

Black America is in a state of emergency, and what's happened in Baltimore, Ferguson, Missouri, and other places isn't solely about police misconduct, according to members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Prince George's County Touts Retail Potential at Business Convention

A top official for the Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) who led its business development team this week at an annual convention in Las Vegas said the team's main focus is attracting "quality retail businesses" to the county.

Supreme Court Nixes Md. Income Tax Law

The Supreme Court struck down Monday a Maryland income tax that effectively double-taxed residents for earning income in other states.

'Credit Invisible' Consumers Mostly Black and Latino

When it comes to consumer finance, traditional lenders usually review credit scores before reaching a decision. In general, the higher a consumer's credit score is, the lower the cost of credit they will pay.

Building Development Industry Titans Honored

Hundreds of entrepreneurs and real estate developers celebrated the achievements of their colleagues during an annual awards ceremony in a premier hotel located in the heart of a thriving D.C. neighborhood.

Industrial Bank Makes Dreams Come True

Banks by definition are in the business of making money — primarily through carefully considered loans and investments. But one local bank has expanded its scope of services by doing the unthinkable: giving money away.

Financial Predators Target Active-Duty Military Members

The men and women who wear our nation's uniform are expected to defend our nation at home and abroad. Yet when it comes to financial services, service members are not always been protected in return.

Industrial Bank Grants Awards to Small Businesses

Industrial Bank, the oldest and largest black-owned community bank in the metropolitan Washington region, awarded five grants totaling $80,000 on Thursday at the Radio One headquarters in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland.

Jonathan Weaver Appointed Industrial Bank Board Chair

Officials for Industrial Bank, the oldest and largest black-owned community bank in the metropolitan D.C. region, recently announced the appointment of the Rev. Jonathan Weaver as the bank's new board chair and lead officer for its parent company, IBW Financial ...

Medicaid Estate Planning

There are many people who walk around with a great deal of confusion regarding Medicaid.

Blacks Lag in Accessing High-Speed Internet

As education, jobs, and the national and global economy go digital, people without broadband (high-speed Internet) access risk being left behind.

Dreams of Homeownership Still Attainable

Despite regulatory changes within the industry, the good news, said one banking expert, is with proper planning and some added financial knowledge, purchasing that dream home remains an achievable goal.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Is It All Whitey's Fault?

In what political camp do you identify: that of a "victim" or "race champion?"

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