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Middle class struggles to preserve retirement security

By Pamela Yip Contributing Writer (Special from Dallas Morning News/New America Media) – It’s no secret that retirement security is eroding for many Americans. “Half

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FCC approves sale of KLJB-TV in Iowa to Marshall Broadcasting

(Special to the NNPA from Los Angeles Wave) – Federal regulators have approved the sale of a FOX TV affiliate in Quad Cities, Iowa to

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Growing push to stop payday loan debt trap
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer In recent weeks a consistent drum beat against predatory lending’s small dollar loans has reached regulators and legislators alike. Broad consensus on the real-life harms caused ...
Multicultural consumers drivers of increased spending this season
New York, NY — Multicultural consumers are expected to drive this year’s increase in holiday spending with African Americans making up the largest percentage of the increase, according to the ...
Nation’s first Black billionaire talks diversity and prosperity
By Zach Rinkins Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Robert L. Johnson is an American success story by any measure. Born in Mississippi and raised in Middle America, Johnson made a name for ...
Blacks ‘unbank’ at higher rates than whites
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — When it comes to cashing checks and other financial transactions, Blacks are “unbanked” at much higher rates than whites, according to a ...
For-profit colleges target people of color
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Weeks before the U.S. Department of Education (DoE) announces a new rule governing career education programs, the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) has released research that finds ...
Plans to use waste from sugarcane crystallize in Lafourche
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer You’ve driven down Highway 90 and passed fields of cane around Raceland, 40 miles southwest of New Orleans in Lafourche Parish. Plans are to use the bagasse ...
Raising minimum wages wound be benefit economy
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 would likely save taxpayers $39 billion in spending on safety net programs per year, according to ...
Marvin Ellison picked as next President/CEO of JCPenney
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – The Board of Directors of J. C. Penney Company, Inc. announced earlier this month the appointment of ...

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