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Payday lender ACE Cash Express is hit with a $10M fine

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer (NNPA) – For the second time in as many years, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has fined a major

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Raising minimum wage makes good business sense

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – More than 60 percent of small business owners with employees favor increasing the federal minimum wage

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Baby Boomers and unemployment straining disability funds
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Another partisan battle is brewing on Capitol Hill as Social Security in general, and disability insurance in particular, nears a budget squeeze.
Mitigation banks multiply as the state’s coast shrinks
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer In Lafourche Parish, nearly 600 acres where cows once grazed near Raceland are now cypress swamp and bottomland hardwood forest with oaks and maples, providing habitat for ...
NAACP, CBC lament high rate of Black unemployment
By James Wright Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer) — While the nation appears to be in an economic recovery, leaders of the NAACP and the Congressional Black ...
Two groups announce plan to boost spending among Blacks
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The U.S. Black Chambers (USBC) and the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers (NABHOOD) are formally partnering to make ...
PUSH expanding commitment to pursue diversity among tech firms
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – The Rainbow PUSH Coalition concluded its 43rd annual conference in Chicago by stating it plans to continue its ...
Blacks unemployment, the lowest it has been in six years
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate hit a six-year low in June, dipping below 11 percent for the first time since August 2008.
Color Of Change tells members of Congressional Black Caucus to stop lobbying against net neutrality
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from TheNorthStar-News.com) — Color Of Change, an Internet-based civil rights organization, has launched a campaign to persuade10 members of ...
Black unemployment falls for second consecutive month
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Target Market News) – For the second month in a row, the nation’s Black unemployment rate decreased, according to the Labor Department ...

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