An analysis of the recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Student Loan Ombudsman report concluded that private student loans are a risky and high-cost method to pay for a college education.
This holiday season, Think Local First DC urges D.C.-area residents to support local businesses with Shop Local Week. The weeklong campaign, beginning Saturday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 8., promotes locally owned, independent businesses in Washington D.C., as the preferred ...
If you weren't paying attention, veteran conservative commentator Armstrong Williams is becoming a "media mogul," having purchased a trio of TV stations in transactions that were part of a number of larger TV acquisition deals brokered by Sinclair Broadcasting Inc.
Whole Foods Market, in partnership with Insight Property Group and the Lionstone Group, has signed a lease for a new store location at 600 H Street NE in Washington, D.C.
Honoring excellence in business, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce celebrated the District’s business community at their premiere awards event on Saturday, Oct. 26.
With the annual holiday season approaching, many across the country will soon be celebrating with families and loved ones. But for families still troubled by delinquent mortgages and foreclosures, this time of year has another meaning.
President Barack Obama recently said that if he were the football team's owner he'd "think about changing" the Washington team's name. The normally non-committal president's comments fueled a debate over the top sports team in the nation's capital. The debate ...
Only about 40 percent of adults in America have a will, which is probably due to people not wanting to be reminded of their own mortality and that life will go on without them, a veteran CPA says.
Just as troubled homeowners were often unable to pay their mortgages, refinance their loans or receive timely assistance from loan servicers, many student loan borrowers are now experiencing many of the same difficulties.
Rather than gloat over the Republicans getting their clocks cleaned in the government shutdown fiasco, it's worth Blacks taking time to note our dependency on government.
With the professional landscape of the country lacking in the number of women and other minorities in power positions, Sheryl Sandberg, a chief operating officer for social media front-runner Facebook, opted during a recent discussion with an audience of Howard ...
The nation's unemployment rate is at its lowest since President Obama took office, the Labor Department reported Tuesday.
Unlike last year, tax planning for 2013 is not hampered by uncertainties over a looming fiscal cliff. Unfortunately, there is always some uncertainty and a few expiring provisions to warrant special attention by taxpayers.
An old adage advises that "one man's pain is another man's gain." As consumers nationwide struggle to recover financially from the Great Recession, this adage is also a truism.
There should be a personal economic-revolution — one that creates a secondary work force comprised of part-time, weekend and consulting jobs.