Study Says Home Ownership Doesn’t Build Wealth

Owning a home may help you save money, but it won't help you make money. Households are better off taking control of their finances than...
Rev. DeForest Soaries

WATCH: dFree Founder, Rev. DeForest Soaries, Holds Day-Long Livestream to Answer Tough Questions About...

Dr. Deforest Soaries, author of Say Yes to No Debt: 12 Steps to Financial Freedom, speaks to churches and organizations around the country about...

William Dudley’s Retirement Reflects Broad Turnover of Fed Leadership

A revamping of the Federal Reserve’s leadership is widening with the announcement Monday that William Dudley, president of the New York Fed and the...

Chuck Bentley: Should You Have an Education Savings Account?

To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or...

Equifax Hack Isn’t Over; More Risks Are Ahead

Long after the Equifax breach was announced, people were still struggling to freeze their credit reports as credit bureau websites failed, lured people to...

More People Say Renting is Better than Buying as Homeownership Remains Low

Some 76% of millennials said renting is an affordable option, up more than 10 percentage points from a year ago A growing percentage of renters...

Dow Jumps 190 Points, Hits New Record High

The Dow Jones industrial average rose sharply on Tuesday on the back of strong quarterly results from 3M and Caterpillar. The 30-stock index rose 190...

Pastor Used Bribes in the Form of Church Donations to Help Take Over Local...

A Florida software engineer was sentenced to 16 months in prison on Friday after being found guilty of scheming to help an illegal bitcoin...

Yellen Says Fed’s Extraordinary Policies May Be Needed Again

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is defending the central bank’s extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again. Yellen...

US Stocks End Higher; S&P 500 & Dow Jones on 6-week Winning Streak

Wall Street capped a week with no shortage of milestones with a few more Friday. U.S. stocks closed modestly higher, lifting the Standard & Poor’s...

Chairman and CEO of American Express, Ken Chenault, to Retire Next Year

Kenneth I. Chenault, one of the longest-serving executives in finance and one of corporate America’s few black top leaders, will retire next year as...

New Study Finds that African-American Student Loan Borrowers Still Owe More Than They Originally...

African-American students who took out federal student loans owed more on those loans 12 years after entering college than they originally borrowed, including those...

White House Says Business Tax Cuts Will Give Families $4,000 More Annually

By slashing corporate tax rates, the Trump administration said Monday, the average U.S. household will get an estimated $4,000 more a year. This stunning 5...

US Stocks Mixed as Retailers Fall & Tech Companies Rise

U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday afternoon as retailers and media companies decline but technology and industrial companies rise. Retailers are down after women’s...

Asian Shares Rise After Recent Record Highs on Wall Street

Asian shares advanced Thursday, taking their cue from the latest record highs on Wall Street. Chinese investors are holding back ahead of a key...
Fifteen percent of white households are worth more than $1 million, double the percentage in 1992. (iStock)

1 in 7 White Families Qualify as Millionaires; for Black Families, it’s 1 in...

The share of white millionaires in the United States has doubled in the past quarter-century, with 1 in 7 white families now worth more...

Is Fantasy Football Gambling? Is Fantasy Football a Sin?

by Chuck Bentley Dear Chuck, Is fantasy football gambling? My oldest sons (14 and 17) and husband are really into it and I am wondering if...

ATM Fees Rise

Drawing cash from an ATM is beginning to feel like a ritual from a bygone era. Like buying a record on vinyl, it’s a...

Tech, Healthcare Firms & Small Businesses Lead US Stocks Higher

Large technology and health care companies and smaller U.S.-focused firms rose again Friday as stocks finished the third quarter at record highs. Stocks were mixed...

Study Says Churches and Charities Would Suffer Under President Trump’s Proposed Tax Plan

If you make between $50,000 and $100,000 a year, you’ll probably give less to charity under President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan. So says a study commissioned...