AmeriHealth Caritas CEO Michael A. Rashid to Retire

AmeriHealth Caritas announced today that, after nearly 20 years with the company and four years as its president and chief executive officer (CEO), Michael A. Rashid is retiring from these roles.

Small Business Owner Optimism Hits Highest Level in Five Years

Small-business owners are the most optimistic they have been in five years, according to the latest Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index, and expect their businesses to increase cash flow and hire more employees in 2014.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Let's Legalize Pot!

President Obama recently made perhaps the strongest endorsement by any sitting president on relaxing marijuana laws.

CLINGMAN: Mo' Money, Mo' Money

Blacks need to get mo’ money, buy some boats, and get in on this rising tide of economic prosperity.

Obama Appeals to Public, Private Companies to Reduce Unemployment

President Barack Obama is appealing to employers nationwide to help put thousands of jobless people back to work.

D.C. Department of General Services Hosts Small-Business Outreach Event

More than 300 local proprietors joined the D.C. Department of General Services on Jan. 30 at Gallaudet University's Kellogg Conference Center for "Our City, Our Businesses: Moving Forward Together," an outreach event for local businesses.

D.C.'s Small-Business Dept. Launches New Online Services

The Department of Small and Local Businesses Development recently launched its new Certified Business Enterprise online application system designed to simplify and quicken the application process for certification.

Dollars at Your Door: Extra Money through the Earned Income Tax Credit

While anticipated income tax refunds help some households make it through spring, many households don't take advantage of the dollars available through the earned income tax credit.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Have Gun, Will Travel

Everybody knows that there's no such a thing as a "free lunch." Now, let's see how good the Black press is explaining to audiences about Morocco and the disputed territory of Western Sahara.

D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue Kicks Off the 2014 Filing Season

The D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue encourages taxpayers to file their tax returns electronically, which will save time and allow for a faster refund.

Banks Bid Farewell to Payday Loans

More good news keeps coming for consumers in early 2014. On the heels of new mortgage rules that took effect on Jan. 10, the following week four banks making payday loans pulled their products from the market.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: The Fritz Pollard Alliance

Going forward there needs to be more Black participation among NFL players, head coaches, assistant coaches, owners, league management, referees, team physicians, head trainers, and radio/TV announcers.

Preserving the American Dream of Homeownership

Although many economists claim the recession is over, millions of Americans are still reeling from its financial effects.

Narrowing Digital Divide by Training Parents and Students on the Internet

While many across America correspond through social media such as Facebook, Twitter or directly online using Internet-powered platforms, 17-year-old Taequann Davidson is spreading the word about the strength of the Internet the old fashioned way — by word of mouth.

Magic Johnson 'Aspires' to TV Greatness

Nearly two decades after he starred on the hardwood, Earvin "Magic" Johnson has proven to be a force to reckon with inside the boardroom.