As more women pursue higher education, become entrepreneurs, and outlive their mates, they will have access to increasing amounts of money to spend, leverage, and invest.
This Special Financial Issue of The Informer is committed to providing information for the primarily African-American readership to get its financial house in order.
Some have argued that the bureau, which supervises banks, credit unions and other fiscal companies while tasked with enforcing consumer financial laws, hasn't done its job in protecting American citizens.
Who is eligible for federal financial aid? Nearly every student is eligible for some form of financial aid, including low-interest Federal Stafford and/or parent PLUS loans, regardless of income or circumstances.
One method often used to achieve financial security is to have your money work for you. I am talking about investing.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, a ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, has proposed an overhaul of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
A college education is supposed to open the doors to lifelong careers and entry into America's middle class. Yet students who enrolled at one of the more than 100 Corinthian College campuses across the country had college experiences characterized by ...
Those who are the most vulnerable need support and careful consideration and strategic planning for long-term care.
After most automobile purchases, many consumers wonder whether the deal they signed was a fair one. Black consumers too often get a raw deal rather than a fair one because black borrowers and other consumers of color pay more for ...
Amid stagnant wages, nagging underemployment and unemployment, many families continue to struggle with their finances.
Buying a house or a piece of property to call your own is the American Dream. But, if you're African-American, that dream is becoming further out of reach.
In making sure that our children are safe, we should anticipate what would be needed if something were to happen to us. Immediately, if there was a tragedy, would the legal supports be in place?
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 ...
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.