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Fair credit denials limit wealth-building for Black consumers and businesses

By Charlene Crowell For much of Black America, access to fair and responsible credit has been an elusive promise. Whether as consumers seeking the pride...

City to host hiring event in southern Dallas on Thursday

The City of Dallas, in partnership with Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas and Community Council of Greater Dallas, will host Dallas Hires: Hiring Event on Thursday,...

PUC approves a new area code for Dallas

AUSTIN – The Public Utility Commission of Texas has approved the adoption of additional area code for the greater Dallas area to accommodate continued...

Retirement And The IRS: What Seniors Need To Know At Tax-Filing Time

Retirement and the effects of aging come with a lot of changes, but at least one thing remains constant. Every April 15, Uncle Sam wants...

The State of Black Business, Our Impact and Entrepreneurship

By Brian K. Marshall, Guest Contributor As we celebrate Black History Month this year, we can’t help but reflect on how the topic of racial...

Amazon pledges to hire 1,000 jobs in Irving

The online giant Amazon is going to hire 1,000 workers for their new large distribution center in Irving. The facility is reportedly a 1...

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce is launching a Bridging the Talent Gap for Dallas County

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported unemployment is at a record low and in the North Texas market, there are more job...

White House Budget Proposal Cuts $8.6 Billion from HUD Programs Serving Low-and-Moderate Income Consumers

By Charlene Crowell Once again, the White House Budget Proposal slashes funding and programs that many low-and-moderate income consumers rely upon. From higher education to a...

Voters Prefer Payday Lending Protection, Regulators Seek Less

By Charlene Crowell Once upon a time in Washington, Congress enacted the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act that also created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)....

Part-time census workers can maintain their SNAP benefits

In December, pay rates increased across the nation and all part-time applicants will be able to maintain their federal benefits and assistance such as...

Black America’s Housing Crisis: More Renters Than Homeowners, Homeless Population Jumps 12%

By Charlene Crowell No matter who you are, or where you live, there’s a central concern that links consumers all over the country: the ever-rising...

Carrollton enjoyed sustainable economic growth in 2019

Carrollton’s economy grew by more than 3 percent in 2019, as the City’s strategic location, transportation links, quality of life, access to a quality...

Implement AI and Design Thinking Strategies to Grow With Technology

By Gilbert Salazar Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1950s, but not until the last two decades has it impacted the daily lives...

Shark Tank hosting casting call in DeSoto

This weekend Southern Dallas entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to convince producers they have a winning idea when ABC's popular Shark Tank arrives in...

Breaking the Cycle of Burnout

By: Misty Frost It’s January and many of us are back to work after a break. We may feel refreshed or hopeful and some of...

9-Figure Investment CEO Launches ‘MBA: Minority Business Access’ Podcast

Get ready to earn your "M.B.A." with Solomon Ali. His new podcast, MBA: Minority Business Access walks minority business owners and entrepreneurs through his tested,...

Having The Talk with Your Kids, the Big Money Talk

By: Gregg Murset, CEO BusyKid Discussing the nitty-gritty of personal financial situations has typically been viewed as taboo. It is one of the topics you...

4 Tips for Achieving Your Financial Goals

By: Andrew Latham, SuperMoney Many people dream of what they want to achieve, but few actually set concrete goals. In the world of financial goals,...

Black News Channel Network Launch Fulfills Lifelong Dream of JC Watts

By: Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Washington, DC — On January 6, 2020, the Black News Channel (BNC) will become the nation’s only...

As Gentrification Creeps Up North, What Does It Mean for Minorities?

Sponsored Content Early in 2019, the housing market in most of Texas, including North Dallas, had cooled off with housing rates increasing by only five...