IBM appointed Admiral Michelle J. Howard, the first African American woman to command a U.S. Navy ship, to its board, the company announced Tuesday. Continue reading IBM just appointed the first African-American woman to command a US Navy ship to its board
By: Cerita Battles, SVP, head of Retail Diverse Segments, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
Black History Month celebrates the achievements of African Americans and the progress that has been made to achieve racial equality in this country. This also is an important time to recognize work that still needs to be done to achieve that equality. Continue reading Increasing African-American homeownership is important to economic progress
The CEO of Chase Consumer Banking weighs in on the importance of saving. Continue reading Thasunda Brown Duckett, on building a legacy and investing in your future
Shelly Bell has lived many lives. She’s a computer scientist, a former high school teacher, a performance poet, a community organizer, a founder, and a CEO. She has two successful apparel printing businesses: MsPrint USA—through which she creates swag for clients like Amazon and Google with a team of women designers and printers—and Made By A Black Woman, which celebrates products made by Black women. Continue reading Shelly Bell, Founder Of Black Girl Ventures, Helps Women Of Color Gain Access To Capital
by Madison Blancaflor
Lately, women hear a lot about gaps: how to combat the gender pay gap, how to avoid a resumé gap when you take time off to raise children, whether or not a thigh gap matters (it doesn’t). One “gap” that isn’t discussed enough is the gender investing gap. Continue reading Why Women Should Invest and How to Get Started
Technology is being consumed at an ever increasing rate causing executives, managers, and process improvement experts on the factory floor to re-define the methods of training and dissemination that have become obsolete.
Continue reading The iGen iEverything Train is Coming, but Are You Ready?
Apps do a lot of things, including help us spend money. To kick off the year right, we’ve rounded up some apps that help us save ― or at least help us spend less. Here are a few that could tune up your budget in 2018, with hardly any effort on your part at all. Continue reading 6 Apps That Save Your Money While You Barely Lift A Finger
By Eric Titner
A new year is often looked at as an opportunity for making positive changes, and we’re all familiar with the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions—as we end each year and look forward to the next, we take stock of the things we want to improve upon or change in our lives.
Continue reading New Year’s resolutions for career success in 2018
College marks a significant transition period for many young adults — it’s a time of newfound freedom and the financial responsibilities that come with it. Continue reading Budgeting for College Students: Where to Start
Choosing a health insurance plan can be complicated. Knowing just a few things before you compare plans can make it simpler. Continue reading 3 Things to Know Before You Pick a Health Insurance Plan
“With continuing savings challenges and potential economic uncertainties ahead, non-retirees should have a plan in place and regularly revisit it to make sure it still aligns with what’s most important to them for their retirement years.” Continue reading Millennials Reshaping Path to Retirement
By Diana Britton
While Hispanic and African American adults say it’s in the best interest of financial advisory firms to hire more minority advisors, they are less concerned that their own personal advisor be the same ethnicity or race, according to a new survey by Edward Jones. Continue reading Minority Clients Want Culturally Diverse Advisory Firms