Almost Half of S&P 500 Stocks in a Bear Market

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The S&P 500 is not yet in a bear market, but nearly half of its components are. Hurt by worries about...

Richest 1% Will Control Most Wealth by 2016

The world's richest 1% will soon amass wealth that represents more than the entirety of that owned by the rest of the people on...

How to Freeze Your Credit After the Equifax Data Breach

Nearly half of Americans may have had their information stolen in the massive Equifax data breach revealed last week, and experts say freezing your credit...

Gallup Poll Says Americans’ Optimism About Job Market Hit Record High in 2017

STORY HIGHLIGHTS 56% viewed job market positively in 2017, up from 42% in 2016 Confidence in job market buoyed by Republicans since Trump's inauguration ...

Chuck Bentley: How to Be Financially Prepared for a Surprise Pregnancy

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...

Chuck Bentley: Should Christians Invest in Cannabis?

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...

Dollar Strengthens as U.S. Stocks Rebound From Lows

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The dollar gained against a basket of other currencies on Wednesday as U.S. stocks came off 20-month lows, though uncertainty...

Of Course, the New CEO of Wells Fargo Faces Immediate Tests

Tim Sloan will not have much time to prepare his pitch for Wall Street. The newly installed chief executive of Wells Fargo & Co will...

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...

Report: CEO of Goldman Sachs Could Step Down by Year’s End

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, who spent 12 years at the helm of the Wall Street giant, is preparing to leave his post as...

National Black Church Initiative Says Billion-Dollar Fine for Wells Fargo is Too Little, Executives...

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans,...

Wall Street Gives Up Early Gains as Energy Stocks Drag

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street struggled for momentum on Tuesday, giving up early gains as a rebound in technology stocks and renewed hope...

Online Tax Tools and Information Can Help You Find Out if You Qualify for...

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a program designed to provide tax relief for American workers with low-paying jobs. Could you qualify for...

GuideStone Congratulates O.S. Hawkins on 20 Years of Leadership as Christian Financial Organization Is...

Trustees for GuideStone Financial Resources gathered July 31–Aug. 1 in regular session to hear reports from GuideStone executive officers and staff about the board's...

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...

Stocks Are Mixed as Energy Companies Rise; Tech Slips

U.S. stocks are mixed Thursday as gains for energy companies are mostly canceled out by losses for technology stocks. The price of crude oil...

3 Ways to Protect Your Kids’ College Savings if the Market Falls

The record run for stocks – along with ongoing trade and election jitters – has some parents on edge about college nest eggs. After all, you...

Foreign Investors Spurn US Treasuries as Curve Threatens to Invert

TOKYO/LONDON (Reuters) - A worrying sign of inversion in the U.S. Treasury bond curve is dulling the appeal of the developed world’s highest-yielding bond...

There Is a New Thing Going On Across the Country – Homeowners Who Can’t...

The women in towering heels and men in crisp bow ties arrived at the $1.3 million mansion on Church Road clutching their glossy orange-and-black...
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,...