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Blacks Least Likely to Get Business Loan from Banks
May 28, 2015
Ron Busby urges personal relationship with banker. WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black-owned businesses face tougher challenges than other groups when seeking bank loans, according to a new study by the Gallup polling company commissioned by Wells Fargo. ... read more »
Brenton A. Hamlet: Bank of America Advisor Makes Every Moment Count
February 12, 2015
Bank of America Advisor Makes Every Moment Count Brenton A. Hamlet  (photo by Xavier Higgs) For some time now, there have been two versions of Brenton Hamlet. ... read more »
Blacks “Unbank” at Higher Rates than Whites
November 6, 2014
When it comes to cashing checks and other financial transactions, Blacks are “unbanked” at much higher rates than Whites, according to a new report by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). ... read more »
Consumer bureau: Too few use loan forgiveness
August 28, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 33 million workers qualify to have their student loans forgiven because they work in schools, hospitals or city halls, but too few take advantage of the options because the programs are overly complicated and often confusing, ... read more »
July 29, 2013
SECTION 00150 – BID NOTICE ALTAMED RENOVATION PROJECTS ALTAMED HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATION   INVITATION TO SUBMIT BID    (Specification and Conditions Governing Bid Award)     Bid No. RFB – 2013 ? ... read more »
African American Investors Optimistic About Financial Future and the Economy, but Concerned About Retirement, According to Recent Wells Fargo Survey
April 10, 2013
Media:    Matt Hurwitz 415-396-6964   Sarah Tonigan 505-818-7480 African American Investors Optimistic About Financial Future and the Economy, but Concerned About Retirement, According to Recent Wells Fargo Survey   Saving for Retirement Moves to Back-Burner as Investors Focus on Day-to-Day Financial Challenges SAN FRANCISCO, ... read more »
Estate Planning 101: Is a Gentle Nudge in Order?
December 6, 2012
Is a Gentle Nudge in Order?   The holiday season is here and with it comes special times with family and friends. It is a time for reflection on the year gone by and planning for the year ahead. ... read more »
Tax Deductions and Credits
March 26, 2012
Tax Deductions and Credits Karen R. SmithUnion Bank, N.A. Vice President and Branch Manager Most people don’t enjoy paying taxes, and to avoid owing more than necessary, ... read more »
From resolutions to reality: Financial planning in 2012
March 26, 2012
Aspirations From resolutions to reality: Financial planning in 2012 By Michelle Thornhill New Year resolutions can be difficult to make, and even harder to keep. With that in mind, ... read more »
Your Money in 2012!
January 14, 2012
Lynnette Khalfani Cox, The Money Coach Financial advisor and expert, Lynnette Khalfani Cox, shares her advice for managing your money in the new year. Money. We can all agree that we need more of it nowadays. ... read more »
Saving Money Is The New Priority
December 8, 2011
Merrill Edge survey shows saving now is more important than ever, especially with women. The economic crunch today is making more people think about tomorrow. Under an uncertain market, ... read more »
Staying Financially Sound in the New Year
February 10, 2011
Merrill Edge conducted a survey, which revealed some interesting results among Los Angeles residents. By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff Writer The recent recession hit like a ton of bricks and many people were left sore and broken. ... read more »
Save Money, Increase Your Credit Scores!
March 24, 2010
Save Money, Increase Your Credit Scores! The sinking ship begins with bad credit.  Deeper and deeper it goes as the heavy cost of purchasing goods and services on credit weights heavier and heavier.  Relief is often sought in the form of Payday Loans, ... read more »
Flexibility and meaning in massage industry
June 4, 2009
The recession is turning out to be a great equalizer, rearranging our priorities so that recent college graduates and seasoned professionals now share a single top concern — ... read more »
Smart financial tips for teens and parents
June 2, 2009
Are you a parent of a teenager? Does your teen expect you to dole out cash like an ATM? Does your child know the word “budget?” ... read more »
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