A Legal Checkup for Your Business

The only constant is change. Though many entrepreneurs prepare for change in our personal lives, we are often underprepared when it comes to business.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Black Dollars Matter This Black Business Month

When will blacks “make economics matter”? African-Americans have $1.1 trillion in their annual buying power, but are we putting our money to good use?

Job Placement Program a Major Success

When Events DC announced the launch of the Washington Marriot Marquis Jobs Training Program in collaboration with Goodwill of Greater Washington and a coalition of community-based organizations, only the overly optimistic could have envisioned the program working so well. Count ...

D.C. Wins $50K in Federal Entrepreneurship Initiative

The White House on Tuesday selected the District of Columbia as a winner in the 2015 Startup in a Day — Start Small Model prize competition.

Honda Says Loan Practices 'Fair and Transparent' after $25M Discrimination Suit Settlement

After a probe by the Department of Justice, American Honda Finance will pay $24 million to African-Americans, Hispanics and Asian and Pacific Islanders who were overcharged higher interest rates on car loans. An additional $1 million will be paid to ...

Student Loan Borrowers Need More Regulatory Protection

It is critically important that families sending their children to college as well as current and former students gain insights into their legal rights and the pitfalls that can arise when repaying student loans.

Pinterest Announces Commitment to Workforce Diversity

Pinterest announced Thursday its plan to diversify its workforce by shifting from the homogenous, white male-dominated archetype that characterizes the industry.

Neil Albert Named Top Exec of Downtown D.C. BID

Neil Albert, a former deputy mayor and major political and business figure in the District, will be the next executive director of Downtown D.C. Business Improvement District, the Washington Business Journal reported Thursday.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: What Blacks Can Learn from Global Entrepreneurship

It's time we all got aboard the entrepreneurship bandwagon in line with President Barack Obama's recent trip to Africa to sell them on private enterprise.

Prince George's County to Host Program on Procurement

The Prince George's County Office of Central Services' Supplier Development and Diversity Division will host an event Tuesday for small-, minority- and veteran-owned businesses on procurement opportunities within the county schools system.

D.C. Wins $60M Case Against Online Travel Companies

The D.C. Court of Appeals has upheld a judgment by the D.C. Superior Court requiring online travel companies to pay more than $60 million in sales taxes and interest to the city.

CFPB Still Under Attack Despite Returning $10B to Consumers

To date, the Bureau has benefited 17 million consumers through a total of $10.1 billion in financial relief.

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Stop the Government's 'Business as Usual'

There's a new sheriff in town.

Prince George's County Returning To China for Business Mission

Prince George's County Economic Development Corporation hosted a breakfast meeting of more than 60 business owners, convincing them of the benefits of doing business with the world’s largest economy.

Jelani Consulting Funnels Blacks into Tech World

With tech companies under growing pressure to diversify their workforces, Jelani Consulting Inc. is addressing tech disparities by pipelining women and minorities into tech sector careers.