Project REACh Focuses on Supporting Community Banks in Underserved Areas

Confronted with the blunt reality that homeownership is largely out of reach for some 45 million Americans without usable credit scores, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recently launched the Roundtable for Economic Access and Change (Project ...

Baltimore Times Receives PayPal Grant

The Baltimore Times is among the latest Black-owned businesses to have received a generous $10,000 grant from PayPal.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Discusses the Impact and Severity of COVID-19 Disparities in African Americans

A member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, Fauci has at times found himself at odds with President Donald Trump. For example, earlier this year, the president announced that he would withdraw U.S. funding and support for the World ...

Neighbors Network Formed To Help Mental Health Community During Pandemic

As the novel coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the nation, the mental health community isn’t being forgotten.

Is It Time To Consider Mortgage Refinancing?

As unsettled as the economy is currently— and it is likely to continue to be for the foreseeable future— the time might be right to consider refinancing your mortgage loan.

Rebate/Stimulus ' Coronavirus ' Checks - Who Gets Them And How Much?

Who will get the checks? Information about the stimulus checks.

Community Reinvestment Act Changes Expected To Benefit Low- And Moderate-Income Communities

Proposed changes to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) could lead to greatly enhanced investment in low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities around the country, according to Grovetta N. Gardineer, senior deputy comptroller for Bank Supervision Policy with the Office of the ...

Golden Rules For Holiday Shopping

Here are a few spending tips so you don’t overstuff the stockings— or your budget!

IRS Urges Families, Teens To Make Online Safety A Priority

The IRS has joined with representatives of the software industry, tax preparation firms, payroll and tax financial product processors and state tax administrators to combat identity theft refund fraud to protect the nation's taxpayers. This group, the Security Summit, has ...

Consumer Reports Names Morgan State University Vice President To Its Board Of Directors

Consumer Reports (CR) has named Morgan State University vice president Willie May, Ph.D. to its 16-member Board of Directors. Dr. May, who heads the University’s Division for Research and Economic Development (D-RED), was one of two new members CR announced ...

Wells Fargo Retirement Study Points To Need For Better Preparation

Today’s retirees are happier than workers, despite some having an unmanageable amount of debt and a high level of financial stress, according to the 2019 Wells Fargo Retirement Study.

Coppin State Student Is A Girl With A Plan

"I started to realize that my voice matters and that I was going to share my voice with the world. I’m not going to be quiet because society makes it hard for women who speak out.” - Karissa Carson

How You Feel About Money Impacts Your Spending

We all have a personal relationship with money, and it will often show in how we spend it. But our feelings about finance can sometimes lead to negative spending habits that can hurt us in the long run. To begin ...

6 Keys To Success In Business And Life

It's not always easy staying organized. Life is busy, chaotic and fast-moving. Although it can be easy to get discouraged at times, there are ways to enhance organization and attitude through the peaks and pits life throws at you.

You Had Better ‘Mind Your Business’ at Coppin on Saturday, October 5th

If someone told you to mind your business, you might think they were being smart. But if you are already an entrepreneur or are seeking to become one, a “smart” move would be to “Mind your Business.” That’s the title ...