Black Americans, as a group, have struggled to move up the economic ladder. (Getty Images/Blend Images)

African Americans Are the Only U.S. Racial Group Earning Less Than They Did in...

African Americans were worse off financially in 2016 than they were in 2000. The median income for an African American household was $39,490 last year,...

Russell Simmons’ RushCard Develops Fund to Help Customers Who Can’t Access Their Money

RushCard, the pre-paid debit card backed by hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons, is creating a multi-million dollar fund to help cover the costs that its...

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...

For Millennials, There’s No Place Like Home When it’s Time to Save for One

The road to Meagan Walsh's dream house wound through the room she grew up in. Like many Millennials, Walsh graduated from college without a job...

WATCH: How Wealthier Millennials Think About Saving Money

The generation that came of age during the Great Recession isn't counting on others to build their nest eggs -- at least wealthier millennials. Millennials...

Mellody Hobson on What Students Need to Know About ‘Student Loans’

Why are we talking about student loans right now?  An interesting analysis shows that shopping around is a good thing for student loan holders willing...

Russell Simmons says Crash of RushCard Was ‘Devastating’

It’s been almost a month since thousands of users of Russell Simmons’ prepaid debit card, known as the RushCard, were left in the dark...

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...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Won’t Commit to Replacing Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on...

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday would not commit to his predecessor’s pledge to remove President Andrew Jackson from the twenty-dollar bill and...

2,350 Bible Verses on Money by Brandon Park

I just finished reading a book titled God and Money: How We Discovered True Riches at Harvard Business School by Gregory Baumer and John Cortines. It’s...

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...

Oprah ‘Loves’ the Fact That Harriet Tubman Was Selected to Appear on the New...

"I love it," Oprah Winfrey shouted, pumping her fist in the air. There was no mistaking her feelings about Harriet Tubman being selected as the...

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...

GuideStone Financial Resources Provides Tips for Churches and Ministries In Wake of Hurricane Harvey

To aid churches as they face the daunting tasks of rebuilding after Hurricane Harvey, GuideStone Financial Resources is offering tips for churches and ministries...

Bitcoin Futures Rise as Trading Launches on Chicago Board Options Exchange

The first-ever bitcoin future jumped after it began trading Sunday as the increasingly popular virtual currency made its debut on a major U.S. exchange. The...

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...

Russell Simmons’ RushCard to Pay $20.5 Million to Customers Who Were Locked Out of...

RushCard has agreed to pay a total of $20.5 million to customers who were temporarily locked out of their prepaid card accounts last year,...

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...

Here’s How Much Money You Should Have Saved By Age 50

Most Americans' retirement savings are dangerously low. According to a 2016 report from the Economic Policy Institute, the median working-age family (50th percentile) had only $5,000 saved in...

Republican Tax Plan Makes Giving to Churches and Charities Less Attractive

December is the make-or-break month for nonprofit organizations, houses of worship and other charities dependent on Americans’ year-end giving. This year, some Americans are...