Credit Suisse Expected to Plead Guilty to Aiding Tax Evasion

First time a major financial institution has admitted a crime in more than a decade, reports say. FORTUNE -- Credit Suisse (CS) is expected to...

Avoid These Financial Mistakes

Everybody makes mistakes. But while nobody’s perfect, there’s no reason to waste hundreds or even thousands of dollars on financial moves that are proven...

Alan Greenspan Predicts Greece Will Have to Leave the Eurozone

The former head of the US central bank, Alan Greenspan, has predicted that Greece will have to leave the eurozone. He told the BBC he...

Stifel Chief Economist Lindsey Piegza Warns of a Looming Recession, Says ‘The Housing Market...

Housing and rates are worrying some economists that a recession is looming. "One of the biggest concerns is the housing market," said Lindsey Piegza, chief...

How to Deal with Anxiety Over Finances

If the financial news has your blood pressure up, you may be suffering from financial anxiety. Anxiety is part of nature’s “fight or flight”...

Don’t Overlook Big Threats to Your Money

There are two ways that wealth can slip away: slowly and quickly. Today, many folks are well aware of the slow erosion caused by high...

Tips for Smart Money Management

A compilation of real-life stories that illustrate the need for financial wisdom, Save Wisely, Spend Happily, by Sharon Lechter will inspire readers to examine their...

New York Bank, Evans Bancorp, Accused of Illegally Discriminating Against Blacks

Drawn in thick marker along the map of upstate New York, the line snaked down the Niagara River and zigzagged east to outline a...

In This Economy, Everyone Has the Potential to be an Entrepreneur

In my column last week, we looked at the significant, indeed in some ways radical, shifts occurring in the world of work. Fueled mostly (albeit...

Why the Number of Blacks Who Are Unemployed Matters

The US unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 5.3% on Friday – the lowest unemployment rate in seven years. Yet there is...

7 Ways to Begin Protecting Your Identity

Identity theft: By now most of us are aware of its destructive capabilities and potential long term impact on personal finances, credit scores, and...

Advice for African-Americans on Preparing Taxes

Tax season has officially begun and it’s time to find those deductibles and items that might help offset some of what you might have...

Uncovering Health Care Fraud Proves Elusive

The ordinary looking office building in a suburb of Baltimore gives no hint of the high-tech detective work going on inside. A $100 million...

Even When It Comes to Retirement, Women Can’t Escape Gender Gap

During retirement, women earn a lot less than men in benefits and retirement savings payments. This retirement gender gap can be easily recognized in the...

Over 200,000 Obamacare Enrollees to Get Kicked Off Insurance Policies

Some 200,000 Obamacare enrollees are about to be kicked off their insurance policies after they failed to confirm that they are legally living in...

In 2016, Social Security Will Change in 7 Ways

Social Security beneficiaries won't get bigger payments in 2016. There wasn't enough inflation in 2015 to trigger a cost-of-living adjustment to monthly benefits. However,...

Southern Baptist Investment Strategist Says Focus on Objectives During Market Volatility

A dramatic drop in the stock market led to headlines and concerns about stockholder portfolios, but long-term investors should continue to consider their objectives...

Debt Can Hinder Retirement

Debt — whether it's credit card debt, student debt or mortgage debt — is emerging as a serious threat to a successful retirement for...

Build a 30-Day Buffer by Curbing Your Expenses

It’s no secret that since the recession hit, the financial situations of many Americans has been deteriorating. Not too long ago, finding a job...

CNNMoney and Zillow say it’s Easier to Buy a Home if You’re White; For...

Owning a home is key to unlocking the American dream, but it’s much harder to achieve if you’re black or Hispanic. That’s according to a...