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City of Dallas layoff employees layoff 472 employees though mid-July and delay bond projects

Due to COVID-19 the City of Dallas reportedly has lost more money this year did it during the entire Great Recession ten years ago....

City of McKinney and partners offering COVID-19 Small Business Grants

The City of McKinney, partnering with the McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC), established the McKinney Strong COVID-19 Small Business and Nonprofit Grant program, offering...

The City of Lewisville is cancelling all events through September due to COVID-19 and budget cuts

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 disease outbreak, the uncertainty of when restrictions will be lifted on large-scale gatherings, and major budgetary concerns, the City...

City of Carrollton Receives ‘AAA’ Long-Term Ratings on Bonds

S&P Global Ratings (S&P) and Fitch Ratings, Inc. independently assigned a “AAA” long-term rating to the City of Carrollton for a $24 million ($20.94...

Black-Owned Newspapers and Media Companies Are Small Businesses Too!

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Publishers of Black-owned community newspapers, including Janis Ware of the Atlanta Voice, Cheryl Smith of Texas Metro News, Chris...

Steady Together, supported by Shaquille O’Neal, focuses on helping gig and hourly workers

ATLANTA (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steady, a platform solely focused on advising and advocating for workers seeking stable income in America, is launching its biggest...

$349 billion COVID-19 Small Business Program short-changes businesses of color

By Charlene Crowell A $349 billion program created to assist America’s small businesses was launched on April 3 to provide payroll, utilities, rent, and more...

QuikTrip is hiring throughout DFW

QuikTrip (QT) is looking to fill both full- and part-time positions for Store Clerks and Assistant Managers in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. “We are eager...

Dying to Work — Amazon, Other Frontline Workers Bear Brunt Of COVID-19

By Mel Reeves, Community Editor, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder “The organizer’s conduct was immoral, unacceptable, and arguably illegal,” is how an Amazon official sought to frame the...

Black Businesses Matter, But Will They Get Fair Share Of COVID-19 Aid Money?

By Barrington M. Salmon, Contributing Writer, The Final Call @bsalmondc President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders announced the $2 trillion economic stimulus package—the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,...

The Fate of the American Middle Class is in the Hands of Regulators

By Donnell Williams and Antoine M. Thompson Recently, Congress passed phase three of its COVID-19 response, the CARES ACT, a $2 trillion stimulus package that...

COVID-19 financial warning: Consumers and banks should stay away from payday loans

By Charlene Crowell For the foreseeable future, ‘normal’ life will be indefinitely suspended due to the global pandemic known as the coronavirus. Record-breaking employment layoffs in...

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce selects Sam Reed as new Chairman

Sam Reed has been elected FY2020-2021 Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce (Chamber). Reed will assume...

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Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowler Jaylon Smith Encourages Dallas Minority Entrepreneurs Apply for MEI Pitch Competition

Dallas Cowboys star Jaylon Smith is looking forward to hosting the second annual Minority Entrepreneurship Institute (MEI) Showcase in Dallas on July 10th. Smith...

The City of Lewisville is cancelling all events through September due to COVID-19 and budget cuts

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 disease outbreak, the uncertainty of when restrictions will be lifted on large-scale gatherings, and major budgetary concerns, the City...

Study: African Americans Poorer Today Than Five Years Ago

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia African Americans were more likely to be unemployed than Americans overall in 2018 than they were in...

New Report Looks at Six-Figure Jobs in Dallas

Earning a six-figure income is a goal for many Americans, but few actually achieve it. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor...

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...

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...

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)....

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...

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...

Don’t Let Predatory Lenders Rob Your Holiday Joy

By: Charlene Crowell After the nation gives thanks for its many blessings, the annual season of holiday joy begins with its barrage of celebrations both secular...

14 Money Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make in Your 30s

By: Andrew Latham, SuperMoney Everybody expects you to mess up during your roaring 20s. After all, you still have time to set things right. Making...

Black Homeownership Plummets to ‘Crisis’ Level, New NAREB President Promises Strategies for Increase

(TriceEdneyWire.com) - The new "commander and chief" of Black Homeownership in America has released a new strategy for raising the numbers that...

Air traffic taxes could double

By: Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr.   NNPA NEWSWIRE - Working families in the African American community and beyond have a hard-enough time keeping...
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