How to run out of money during retirement


Retirement is a balancing act. You want to spend enough to enjoy today, while preserving enough to take care of your needs tomorrow. If you keep things in balance, there is no reason you should run out of money. So what throws people off balance in retirement? Here are five things people do that puts [...]

Questions you should never ask at a job interview


Your resume didn’t fall into a black hole. You’ve been called for an interview. You picked out a nice suit to wear and you’re ready to dazzle them with your smarts. And you know it’s important to have questions for the interviewer because it shows you’re engaged and genuinely interested in the position. The wrong [...]

Beyonce and Jay Z planning a 20 city concert tour

Mr. and Mrs. Carter coming to a stage near you this summer?

  Jay Z and Beyoncé are heading out on a joint tour this summer, the New York Post reports. According to the paper’s Page Six gossip column, Mr. and Mrs. Carter plan to announce a 20-city U.S. stadium tour beginning in June.  One of the show dates is rumored to be in New York City on July 4.  Get more [...]

Rose Cannaday looks forward to third term on Irving City Council

Rose Cannaday is seeking a third term on the Irving City Council.

By: Jackie Hardy, NDG Contributing Writer In May, voters will go to the polls to determine the mayoral seat as well as seats for single-member districts 3 and 5, which are currently being held by incumbents Dennis Webb (Place 3) and Rose Cannaday (Place 5). Cannaday is running against Oscar Ward who is a 75 [...]

Young Sung Throws His Hat In Carrollton City Council Race

Sung recently speaking with a voter.

By Nicole Scott, NDG Contributing Writer America is often referred to as a melting pot because of its widespread diversity of cultures and ethnicities, however we don’t always see that diversity represented in politics, especially as it relates to Asian Americans.  Boston and Philadelphia are but two of the few cities listed outside of California [...]

Property Tax Savings for Seniors: What They Should Know

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By Tamarind Phinisee, NDG Contributing Writer Property tax relief for seniors has been the topic of nationwide debate for quite some time. But the debate has picked up steam in the past few months in places such as Washington, DC and Pennsylvania, in an effort to keep seniors from losing their homes and to provide [...]

Sean Combs, not Puffy Daddy thank you, will deliver Howard Commencement address

Sean Combs

WASHINGTON – Entrepreneur, philanthropist and entertainment mogul Sean Combs will deliver the 146th Commencement address at Howard University on Saturday, May 10, 2014, Interim President Wayne A.I. Frederick announced today. The University will award degrees to more than 1800 students. Combs was a student at Howard University in the late 1980s. He will receive an honorary doctorate in [...]

Richelle Payne is the president of the National Black Public Relations Society

Richelle Payne steps in as president of immediately

PHILADELPHIA — Richelle Payne was named president of the National Black Public Relations Society (NBPRS), effective immediately. Payne succeeds outgoing NBPRS President Deborah Hyman, former director of global communications at Verizon. Richelle Payne is partner and senior director of brand management at Ascendant Group, a CEO branding firm that works with Fortune 50 executives, entrepreneurs, and major media [...]

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