The past year has been one of the most difficult, trying, and consequential times in recent memory. A global pandemic, a prolonged lockdown, impeachment proceedings, widespread social change, and an election to boot! But if you’ve been sitting back and not acting, you’re missing out in more ways than one.
Today, JPMorgan Chase announced new long-term commitments to advance racial equity. The firm will harness its expertise in business, policy and philanthropy and commit an additional $30 billion over the next five years to provide economic opportunity to underserved communities, especially the Black and Latinx communities.
Continue reading JPMorgan Chase Commits $30 Billion to Advance Racial Equity
by Andrew J. Tudor, Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company. It’s always a great time to reevaluate your financial goals and dreams for the future. Continue reading 7 Myths About Saving for Retirement
JPMorgan Chase recently announced that Brian Lamb has been named the Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, a newly created position at the firm. Lamb, who will report to the Continue reading JPMorgan Chase Announces Brian Lamb as Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion
Ashaunda Davis, Financial Advisor with Northwestern Mutual
It’s likely at some point in time you will find yourself between jobs. Whether you were laid off or you willingly left your previous job, this is not an easy time for anyone. But Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your Finances in Check When Between Jobs
According to the National Black Chamber of Commerce, African American entrepreneurship and college graduation rates are both on the rise; however, even as these rates increase, Continue reading The Retirement Gap: Eight Ways African Americans Can Save for 65
By Molly Barnes, Digital Nomad Life
The 2007 movie “The Bucket List” told the story of two terminally ill men seeking to finish out all the things they’ve always wanted to do but never completed. The duo set out on their adventure with the intention to fulfill all their dreams before they “kicked the bucket.” Continue reading Financial Freedom for Millennials: A Bucket List
As of 2018, there are only 19 black-owned banks in the United States, according to BankBlackUSA.org. These banks, however, make a big difference in their communities. Continue reading Get to Know These Notable Black-Owned Banks
Nine years ago, two unlikely lunch partners sat down at the Hollywood Diner in Omaha, Nebraska. One, Warren Buffett, was a regular there. The other, Jay-Z, was not. The billionaire and the rapper ordered strawberry malts and chatted amiably, continuing the conversation back at Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway offices.
Continue reading Artist, Icon, Billionaire: How Jay-Z Created His $1 Billion Fortune
Meet Jade Colin, the youngest black woman to own a McDonald’s franchise. Continue reading Jade Colin is the Youngest Black Woman to own a McDonald’s Franchise
If you can’t see it, will you believe in it?
The “it” takes different forms, depending on the context. If the focus is black wealth, the “it” represents the stock market. And in this context, investing time, energy and even money into something unseen can translate into a very risky proposition.
If wealth is a household objective in black communities, the stock market should absolutely be considered. Continue reading More black investors should look to stock market to grow their wealth
At 22 years old, Lauren Simmons shattered the glass ceiling by being the youngest and only full-time female equity trader on Wall Street for Rosenblatt Securities. Continue reading How This 24-Year-Old Former NYSE Equity Trader Made History