Financial Literacy


The Importance of Financial Literacy in Our Schools

Evident is the need to mandate the inclusion of financial literacy and empowerment into the educational curriculum beginning at the elementary school level.

Create Your Own Personal Pension? It's Possible

for many people the pensions are gone and while you have other savings avenues — what can you do to replace this lost retirement income?

Nielsen Report Reveals Untold Story of African-American Consumers

African-American consumers continue to forge new inroads and break outdated stereotypes on a number of fronts from education and income to social media and civic engagement, found a recently-published report produced by industry leader The Nielsen Company.

Life Insurance Tips for Every Stage of Your Life

For many, life insurance is a one-time purchase. But your policy should keep pace with your life circumstances.

Change the Wealth Gap, Change the Mindset

Recent data from credible reports reveal alarming wealth gaps between African-American and White populations in the United States.

Financial Literacy Is Important to Credit Success

Wells Fargo is proud to be title sponsor of The Washington Informer's Financial Literacy supplement.

National Bankers Association Pushes for Sustainable Ownership Within Communities of Color

The National Bankers Association, at its 88th annual convention at the Savannah Desoto Hilton Hotel, is tackling the issue of declining homeownership rates among African-American and Hispanic-American populations.

Financial Justice Costs Fifth Third Bank $21M

Discriminatory auto finance and illegal credit card practices were dealt multimillion-dollar blows recently.

Black America's Mortgage Dilemma

Financial security can often feel like a tug of war with earnings and income on one side and the cost of living and debt on the other. Which side wins can determine whether a household is mired in insurmountable debt ...

The Fair Housing Act's Unfinished Business

In 2015, our quest for fair housing is far from finished. And the journey ahead will require the same level of principled fervor and determination that was amassed many years ago.

Who's Got Your Back?

To whom do you turn when you're unable to speak for yourself? Many of us live as though we're impervious to sickness and accidents. And like we can be many places at once. But we're not. And we can't.

Congress Should be Ashamed of Push to Roll Back Discriminatory Protection in Auto Finance

Last week, a U.S. House committee moved a bill that will stop the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from taking action against discriminatory practices in auto lending.

Does Debt Help or Hurt Your Financial Future?

For most Americans, debt is a complicated reality.

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.

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.