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People of Color Will Be Majority Working Class by 2032

The changing face of the workforce

“While policies aimed at raising living standards for the working class are often conflated with…

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America’s Shrinking Middle Class

The rich are getting richer, as the middle are being squeezed to the bottom

What’s interesting is like the man from San Francisco, the shrinking middle class is as…

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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…

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Top 100 CEOs Have as Much in Retirement Assets as 41% of American Families

Study shows wide ‘asset’ gap among CEOs due to gender and race

“The CEOs’ extraordinary nest eggs are not the result of extraordinary performance,” notes Scott Klinger,…

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The 10 Reasons You Aren’t Rich

Change Your Thoughts About Money and You’ll Change Everything

Being book smart has nothing to do with your potential to make money. The way…

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[Study] Women, Money, and Depression

Study finds wage gap could explain increased anxiety in women

“The social processes that sort women into certain jobs, compensate them less than equivalent male…

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What Your Candidate Tells Us About Your Credit Score

Survey finds a link between candidates and constituents credit scores

“The higher a consumer’s credit score, typically the higher their income level. High credit scores…

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[Women’s History Month] Dr. Dara Richardson Heron Making History At The YWCA

Worked to enhance the lives of women, girls, and families

It is my hope that when people reflect on my legacy, they will say, “Throughout…

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The Black Elite: A Look Inside Black America’s Widening Wealth Gap

Wealthiest blacks distinguishing themselves from all others

As high earning black households make income gains faster than other groups it’s interesting to…

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The Investing Habits of Wealthy Blacks

Study shows an emphasis on real estate not held by other groups

“Owning land is what many of our forefathers experienced as a way to gain wealth.…

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Part 2: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

One hard reality of getting out of debt is that you have to do two…

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Part 1: A Financial Snapshot of Black America: #BlackMoneyMatters

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox shares research and financial advice

Money Coach and Author Lynnette Khalfani-Cox knows all too well the struggles African Americans have…

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The Power of the Purse and the Polls

Rev. Jesse Jackson calls on black America to empower itself

“You must spend less than you make and vote as much as you can.…

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[Watch] GOP Candidate Ben Carson Talks Interest Rates and Income Gap

Candidate speaks ahead of Fed meeting, Tues and Wed, to decide next move on rates

As a financial journalist for nearly 2 decades you begin to see how much of…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and The Gospel of Action

Rhetoric alone can't bring about change

Of all the possible descriptions and titles that have been assigned to Dr. King, history…

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A Closer Look At Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington

Dr. King advocated for economic as well as racial equality

When people think of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, they may…

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Treasury Acknowledges Lost Black Wealth By Renaming Freedman’s Bank

Renaming ceremony acknowledges origins of the wealth gap

The overall economy had begun to crumble leading to the first ‘Great Depression,’ called the…

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Black Wealth: Richest 100 Americans Worth As Much As Total African American Population in U.S.

Scholar weighs in on income inequality between 1% and blacks

A new study finds the wealthiest 100 households on the Forbes 400 list of wealthiest…

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Black Voices Matter on Social Media, and Corporate America is Listening

How the Black Social Media Movement is changing socioeconomics

“Black Twitter consistently drives global trending topics and cultural conversations. As blacks become an…

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Pope Francis Inspiring Investors to Adopt Biblical Principles on Climate Change

Pope links income inequality and social responsibility to climate debate

“In response to the Pope’s call to phase out fossil fuels, there is now a…

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