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D.C. Housing Expo Gets Rave Reviews

With a theme of "We are Housing ... We are Community," more than 3,000 people poured into the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest last weekend for an annual event that draws continuously growing crowds.

Shawn Prez, Former Bad Boy Exec, Succeeding Solo

Shawn Prez isn't your typical CEO. He also isn't the average business owner.

CRL: Consumers of Color More Likely to Be Targeted for Abusive Lending

Each year the many forms and products of predatory lending drain at minimum hundreds of billions of dollars from the nation's economy and communities across the country.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Can You Find Someone Black to Do the Job?

An economic "race problem" is occurring in D.C. It's a multimillion dollar problem that blacks need to recognize as detrimental and move to make small business success their business.

Clergy Lead Way in Financial Education for All

In a unique partnering of about 125 churches located throughout the Greater Washington Area, a weekend focusing on financial and spiritual wellness recently took place at several venues including Evangel Assembly in Temple Hills, Maryland.

Cecilia Harvey, Black Female Exec, Thriving in London

Cecilia Harvey, chief operating officer at CitiGroup's technology and finance department in London, has become the benchmark for blacks and other women on how to make it in a predominately white- and male-dominated corporate world.

Prince George's County Power Plant Sold

PSEG Power, a New Jersey-based energy company, announced Wednesday that they've acquired a huge energy plant that's planned for an old gravel mine in Prince George's County.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Attorney General to Pump up the Volume

District residents must keep elected officials' feet to the fire and not let them lose sights set by black leaders of old.

Prince George's County Displays Unique Energy-Saving Home

The Redevelopment Authority of Prince George's County, which recently completed renovation of the county's first Net Zero Energy house following nine months of highly-detailed efforts, will showcase the house Saturday during the 2015 Housing Fair.

NFTE Turns Inner-City Youths into Black Entrepreneurs, Despite Persistent Challenges

The Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship, a nonprofit organization operating in the District of Columbia, 12 U.S. states, and 10 foreign countries, aims to inspire low-income youths to achieve in the classroom and understand the value of being committed employees and ...

Debt Collection Report Sites Horror Stories

A new report by the Center for Responsible Lending has revealed what many consumers have known for years: Debt collectors often cross the line with abusive behaviors.

Pepco-Exelon Merger Would Benefit All

As proud members of the Washington business community, we encourage everyone to pay close attention to the economic impacts from this merger and how it would maximize opportunities for minority-owned companies.

Is Your Money Going Out The Window? It Won't With Energy-Efficient Windows

One of the largest contributors to a home's energy efficiency is its windows.

June is National Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month and Wells Fargo is again proud to be the title sponsor of the Washington Informer's Homeownership Month supplement.

Making a Down Payment May Be Easier Than You Think

For a successful homeownership journey, it's important that consumers seek out information and talk to industry professionals to learn about the credit profile process and ask questions to understand mortgage options and down payment choices.