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 ...

Black Americans Urged Not To Defer their Dream Of Homeownership

NAREB is aware that the black community, particularly its local and national leaders, may need a clear, strong wake-up call to reverse this daunting downward trend.

PNC Bank Prepares For Informative ‘Mind Your Business’ Workshop

Chris Rockey has worked for PNC for two decades and leads the PNC Community Development Banking team, which works to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and businesses in low and moderate-income neighborhoods.

NAREB Urges Black Americans Not To Defer Their Dream Of Homeownership

“Statistics show that there are 1.7 million Black millennials making $100,000 or more and could improve their financial futures with homeownership or participation in real estate investment opportunities. NAREB is determined to reach them with messages that rebut, yet improve, ...

Beware Of New IRS Impersonation Email Scam

“The IRS does not send emails about your tax refund or sensitive financial information,” said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. “This latest scheme is yet another reminder that tax scams are a year-round business for thieves. We urge you to be ...

We Need To Revitalize The Great 8a Business Development Program

“Disadvantaged businesses in the 8(a) Program can: Compete for set-aside and sole-source contracts in the program. Form joint ventures with established businesses through the SBA’s mentor-protégé program. Receive management and technical assistance, including business training, counseling, market assistance, and high-level ...

Suncrest Financials CEO Helps Clients Save $25 Million

In the last year alone, Suncrest Financials CEO Folasade Ayegbusi has helped entrepreneurs and small business owners save more than $25 million in lost revenue, tax assessments, and penalties and interest. Like so many black business owners, success hasn’t come ...