D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray will embark next week on a 10-day trade mission to China, where city leaders will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the District's sister-city relationship with Beijing.
With 19 of the nation's banks annually selling $37 billion in charged-off debts, the absence of clear guidelines for banks and debt collectors has led to many consumers facing lawsuits, harassing telephone calls and threats over debts that they may ...
Would you ever allow Charles Koch to mentor your children?
Mega-banks like JP Morgan and Bank of America dominate the financial services landscape today, but there’s still room for smaller institutions whose leaders have mastered prudence, forecasting and can instinctively take calculated risks, like those at Industrial Bank which just ...
The state of Black America only goes as far as the state of Blacks' politics. Blacks' status and politics have remained static for 40 years.
When preparing for college, property insurance is probably the last thing on a student’s mind. However, some students at Duke University learned about the importance of property insurance the hard way.
In just a few days, the debt trap at the core of small-dollar loans that come with triple-digit interest rates and debt traps has generated an unprecedented groundswell of national and local attention.
The Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Apple Inc., for being the latest Silicon Valley company to release its employment data amid complaints of few minorities holding executive positions in major corporations.
Despite America's so-called, "even-handedness in the Middle East," some Blacks are beginning to see events unfold through the eyes of the poor Palestinians and are appalled.
Whether retirement seems like it is just around the corner or years away, it is good to know that Social Security is working for you now — even if you are not receiving benefits yet.
Black Enterprise has released its latest exclusive report on African-American representation on the corporate boards of 250 of America's largest publicly traded companies today on BlackEnterprise.com.
as the use of debit cards have replaced most cash purchases, the "service" of overdraft protection has become a drain of available cash for consumers and a major source of revenue for banks.
In my last article I shared about the lessons learned from the passing of my mother last month. My father read it and asked if I was going to write about what I learned in working with him. I thought ...
As he winds through his second term with high "disapproval" numbers, Blacks are the only people President Barack Obama can turn to.
Hundreds gathered at a local bank branch in Northwest last Wednesday to hear about a unique partnership between a financial institution and one of the nation's most successful nonprofit organizations.