The Louisiana Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Section is urging farmers to be wary of individuals or organizations offering assistance in filing claims in the Black
Liberty Bank and Trust recently announced plans to expand its footprint to eight states with the acquisition of First Tuskegee Bank of Alabama
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer A Louisiana business owner is embroiled in a legal battle with one of the country’s largest construction firms following a problematic end to a contractual agreement ... Forensic firms move into new business lines
By Ryan Kelly Contributing Writer (Special to AP from New Orleans CityBusiness) — After Hurricane Katrina, several forensic engineering firms popped up in the New Orleans area to serve an insurance industry ... What are we putting in our shopping carts?
By Cheryl Pearson-McNeil NNPA Columnist With a current buying power of $1 trillion, manufacturers and marketers should be paying careful attention to the shopping patterns of African-American consumers. City’s 2014 budget projections show sharp increase in workers’ comp costs
By Charles Maldonado thelensnola.org The cost of administering the city of New Orleans workers’ compensation program is projected to increase sharply next year — nearly six times for some employees, according to ... Black media slighted as spending power exceeds $1 trillion
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Although annual Black spending is projected to rise from its current $1 trillion to $1.3 trillion by 2017, advertisers allot only three percent ... SmallBusinessNOLA after hours premier Business Networking plans reception
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer There’s no denying the role social media plays in the success of small businesses, but Reuben DeTiege still believes in the power of the handshake. Program returns foreclosed borrowers to homeownership
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Writer In the aftermath of more than 2.5 million foreclosures, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is now offering a homeownership program that will put previously troubled borrowers on ... Gulf Coast restoration plan is approved but lacks funding
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer At a public meeting Wednesday, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council okayed an initial plan—expected to be fleshed out within the next year or so—to oversee spending ...
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