A new research report on America's still-growing student loan debt found that its financial effects can last a lifetime.
Blacks need to develop a mindset that "it's time to get paid!"
In recent years, many banks and credit unions have encouraged new checking account customers to accept two items: a debit card that replaces cash transactions and a 'protection' known as overdraft coverage. However what many unsuspecting consumers soon discover is ...
Consumers are unaware of the additional interest makes it difficult to negotiate prices fairly with full information. These fees add more cost to the consumer and more profit for the dealer.
For the first time ever, Consumer Reports has ranked the best and worst prepaid cards based on value, convenience, safety, and how well fees are disclosed to consumers.
This past April, Operation HOPE, a financial education nonprofit, SunTrust Bank and 17 other businesses and government organizations – including the FDIC and U.S. Department of Treasury – came together for the Banking on Our Future program.
As more baby boomers continue to retire, a new research report has found that the nation is facing a trillion dollar retirement savings crisis.
Generation after generation, parents have taught their children to prepare for college now, which often means in elementary school or even earlier. These days, financial experts such as John McDonough are giving parents the same advice.
The term “payday loans” often evokes images of stores with garish neon signs, but these products have moved into the banking sector that is supposed to be more respectable.
Today, there's a growing list of government, non-profit and private organizations that provide resources for women in business. Here are a couple to consider.
Gambling and gambling-related problems are common among all racial and ethnic groups, but there's evidence that African Americans are more likely to experience gambling-related troubles than White Americans.
African-Americans' financial affluence — and their confidence in the economy — is growing, according to a study by a prominent insurance company.
Five percent of consumers had errors on one of the three major credit reports.
According to a new research report, America's racial wealth gaps will persist until public policy reforms provide every family the opportunity to build wealth.
Guess what, ladies? The economic oil that keeps the wheels and workings of our world turning is largely controlled by us.