Tag Archives: financial literacy

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Natalie Madeira Cofield, President & CEO, Walker’s Legacy (JUDGE)
Jerry Nemorin, Founder and CEO, LendStreet (JUDGE)
Irum Musharraf, PayActiv (FINALIST)
Angel Rich, WealthyLife (FINALIST AND WINNER)
Eric Kinman, Working Solutions (FINALIST)
Marla Bilonick, Latino Economic Development Center (FINALIST)
Janis Bowdler, Managing Director, Financial Capability, Community Development, and Small Business, JPMorgan Chase Foundation (JUDGE))

This Black Women’s Tech Startup Was Just Awarded A $10,000 JPMorgan Chase Grant

WealthyLife, a black, female-owned startup, will use the JPMorgan Chase grant to expand their financial literacy technology offerings

““As an entrepreneurial team of black women, we’ve experienced firsthand the challenges underrepresented communities face…

By Samara Lynn

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Emerging CEO Plans on Changing the Face of Financial Literacy

Helping people achieve financial security and peace of mind for themselves--and their families, part 2

Alita Gregg talks financial literacy.

By Roz A Gee

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What My Mother Taught Me About Gender and Money

Why mothers really do know what’s best

Our mothers and grandmothers “got it.” They knew that the world is not designed for…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Literacy Month: Avoid These Money Blunders If You Want To Stay In Business

Common obstacles which can impede your profitability

Forget about not being good at math in school growing up. Financial literacy goes beyond…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[Financial Literacy Month] Free Financial Advice Across the U.S. for Money Smart Week

Financial empowerment campaign kicks off April 23

“For thirteen years, Money Smart Week has inspired financial institutions, schools, libraries, nonprofits and government…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Part 1] Emerging CEO Plans On Changing The Face of Financial Literacy

Helping people achieve financial security and peace of mind for themselves--and their families, part 1

Alita Gregg talks financial literary.

By Roz A Gee

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3 Money Habits Millennials Should Practice Now

Smart financial habits that your future self will thank you for

Find out the essential money habits millennials should practice now to help build their nest…

By Courtney Connley

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Being the Financial Role Model Your Child Needs You to Be

Financial Literacy Month Special- Parents not making the grade when it comes to teaching kids about money

“We know that many kids are talking about money with their friends often and even…

By Stacey Tisdale

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YWCA USA CEO Shares Most Important Money Lessons

Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron discusses the need for a level financial playing field

I have had an incredible support system in my life and have made great strides…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Soulful Sax Sensation Marcus Miller Shares Most Important Money Lessons

Series: The 3 most important lessons I’ve learned about money

“The richer you are as a person and the more competent you are as a…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Feature] College Students Mentor Each Other About Money

Students helping students find their financial footing

“Social support is crucial to the behavior change process. Peer-to-peer money mentors are a great…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[WATCH] B.E.’s Stacey Tisdale Talks ‘Kids and Money’ on NBC’s “Positively Black”

How parents can raise money smart kids

Communication: We must have open and honest conversations about money with our children so…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[STUDY] Blacks are Increasingly Optimistic and Confident About Money

Prudential study finds growing financial savvy and affluence among African Americans

Through its research, however, Prudential turns the spotlight on the often overlooked fact that the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Whatever you do, don't avoid or delay conversations about money.

College Students to Parents: Help Us Understand Money

Survey finds students lack confidence in personal finance and want parents help

A survey finds that college students lack confidence and knowledge about managing money and look…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Egypt Sherrod: We Can’t Depend on Society to Teach Kids About Money

The real estate agent and HGTV host talks about the importance of passing on the lessons of financial literacy

Property Virgins’ Egypt Sherrod wants everyone to know the importance of financially literacy and of…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Financial Literacy Month: Teaching Teenagers How to Manage Money

Three things every parent should know

There are three necessary ingredients when it comes to helping your children develop financial behaviors…

By Stacey Tisdale

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60s and beyond. Continue to work closely with your financial planner to make sure you are carefully managing your money.

Financial Literacy Month: What to Do if You or a Loved One is Retiring With Debt

Five tips that can lighten your load

Financial Literacy Month: What to do if you or a loved one is retiring…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How One Program is Helping to Educate Hundreds of High School Students About Financial Literacy

Money Live teaches local Houston students about money and careers

Money Live program in Houston teaches hundreds of high school students about financial literacy and…

By Courtney Connley

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7 SAVINGS ACCOUNT QUESTIONS  	1. Does this account fit my banking habits?  	Just like with a checking account you have to ask yourself (and the prospective bank) similar questions: Do you prefer meeting face-to-face with a teller or quick transactions online? How often do you tap into your savings, if at all? Do you prefer setting up automatic withdrawals or managing your account with a passbook? Your personal preference(s) play a major part in selecting a bank.

Bank of America’s Andrew Plepler Talks Khan Academy Partnership

Executive discusses importance of financial education

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Andrew Plepler, Global Corporate Social Responsibility and Consumer Policy executive at…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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