Residents walk on a wooden plank to cross a garbage-filled waterway in Manila on January 17, 2018 (AFP/File / NOEL CELIS)

Study Finds that World’s Richest 1% Made Over 80% of All Wealth Created Last...

The world's richest one percent raked in 82 percent of the wealth created last year while the poorest half of the population received none,...

Are You Making Any of These Common Investing Mistakes?

Mistakes. All investors have made a few. No one sets out to take a wrong step, of course, but many investors later say the...

How to Save When You’re an Older Parent

For the first time in seven years, more Americans are busy making babies.  The National Center for Health Statistics recently reported that the birth rate...

Smart Year-End Tax Moves for 2015

This year hasn't been kind to investors. Falling oil prices, the slowdown in China and uncertainty about the U.S. economy have pummeled portfolios and...

Not Too Many Black Businesses Are Being Awarded Small Business Loans

A recent Wall Street Journal  story detailed the inability of Black-owned businesses to be approved for SBA-backed loans made through America’s most prolific small...

Over 1 Out of 3 Americans are Being Pursued by Collection Agencies; High Rates...

More than a third of U.S. adults have bad debt that has been handed over to a collection agency and their average debt in...

Avoid These Black Friday Deals

In my continued search to save you time and money, the key to saving a lot of cash this Black Friday is knowing what...

Wages Rise at Fastest Rate in Nearly a Decade as Hiring Jumps

Strong hiring and low unemployment are delivering U.S. workers their best pay raises in nearly a decade. Employers shook off a September slowdown to add...

Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf Quits, Replaced by Tim Sloan

Wells Fargo & Co's veteran chairman and chief executive officer, John Stumpf abruptly departed on Wednesday bowing to pressure over its sales tactics that...

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...

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...

Minimum wage to Increase for 3.1 Million People

Minimum wage increases across the country are set to boost the paychecks of 3.1 million low-paid workers in 2015. It also will generate $826.8 million...

What the Average Yearly Budget for an American Just Out of College Looks Like

Albert Einstein once said that the most powerful force in the universe was compound interest. Anyone who wants to retire comfortably — or early  —  knows...

Former NBA Star Antoine Walker Wasted $108 Million, but Now He’s Helping Other Young...

For a young black athlete, hearing horror stories about what can happen if you blow through your million-dollar salary will probably resonate a lot...

While Only 1.7% of Small Business Loans Went to Black Entrepreneurs in 2013, Some...

In 2013, U.S. banks and financial institutions made $382.5 million in Small Business Administration (SBA) loans to black-owned businesses. This may initially seem like...

Chuck Bentley: Debt Consolidation vs Debt Settlement

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...

Facing a Job Loss? Here Are Four Questions to Ask Yourself

"Dear Deborah, I’m a single person in my mid-fifties. I have a lot of credit card debt. Even though I have a good income as...

New Study Finds Link Between Stress and On-going Financial Crisis

The stress that financial traders suffer during periods of high volatility in the markets reduces their appetite for risk, according to a study led...

Thieves Steal $4 Million in Cash with Novel ‘Reverse ATM’ Attack

Over the last year, criminals in Russia found a way to steal 252 million Rubles ($3.8 million) from five unnamed banks, using a novel...

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...