As US Stocks Soar, Emerging Markets Plunge

The U.S. stock market has soared to record levels recently, pushing forward toward the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the current bull market. Many investors...

Chuck Bentley: A Biblical Case for Saving Money

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...

Traveling Becomes Easier With Secured Credit Cards

In case you have ever been dreaming for some time to start that wanderlust and go travel for quite some time, we may have...

Global Stocks Fall on Worries of More Trump Tariffs

Global markets were mostly lower Monday following reports that President Donald Trump will place tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, despite a...

Here’s Why Your 401(K) Likely Isn’t Enough for Retirement

You have a 401(k) through your employer and you dutifully contribute a percentage of each paycheck to it, confident you're ahead of the game. After...

Black Household Income is Half That of White Households — the Same as it...

In 1953, Don Barksdale became the first African-American named to the National Basketball Association All-Star team. That same year, Leontyne Price’s performance of “Summertime” at a...

With Economy Humming, Americans Grilling More Steaks for Labor Day

When Americans feel like they’ve got more money, they like to treat themselves. That means there could be plenty of steaks on the grill...

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,...

Social Security Recipients Could See Their Biggest Raise in Years

Most people who get retirement benefits from Social Security get the bulk of their income from their monthly benefits. Because they don't have many other sources...

Six Solid Principles to Remember When Investing

A well-defined investing strategy is one of the cornerstones of a successful financial life. While investing techniques vary widely, all good strategies are built...

Dave Ramsey: Does the World Get to Decide How Valuable You Are?

Your value as a human being is not defined by the “stuff” you own. Our society has wrongfully assigned a value to people based...
National Bankers Association Chairman Preston Pinkett (left) & Bishop Reginald Jackson (right), president of the Council of AME Bishops joined forces with other leaders in July to form a partnership between black banks and churches.

An Up-Close Look at the AME Church’s Partnership With Black-Owned Banks and Credit Unions

Nationally the African Methodist Episcopal Church has entered a partnership with some 19 Black owned banking institutions around the country to begin an innovative...

Chuck Bentley: Stewarding Health to Save Money

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...

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...

Housing Market Shows Signs of Cracking

The latest numbers in housing aren't pretty at all. Sales of both existing and newly built homes fell in June, the latter to the lowest...

Michael Rhodes: God’s Battle for Your Bank Account

The tomatoes caught me off guard. Sitting in a small Anglican church in Kenya, I was prepared for the invitation to put some money...

Chuck Bentley: What Are the Characteristics of a Good Steward?

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...

In 5 States, the Richest Americans Live in a “New Gilded Age”

America is heading for a level of income inequality that hasn't been seen since 1928 -- yet the richest residents in fives states and...

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...

GuideStone Financial Resources Says Tariffs Will Likely Have Little Impact on Long-Term Investors

Current news of tariffs and trade disputes has added volatility to the financial markets due to the uncertainty it creates but likely will have...