Many Millennials Are Dropping Credit Cards

Credit card usage is fairly robust in the U.S., with 33% of U.S. adults owning at least one or two credit cards, and another...

China Urged to End Market Turmoil

Financial markets have gone cold turkey. For the past seven years, they have been given regular doses of strong and dangerous narcotics. The threat...

Bank of America Ends Free Checking Option, a Bastion For Low-Income Customers

Bank of America is eliminating eBanking accounts this month, transferring their owners into accounts that charge a maintenance fee if they don't maintain a...

U.S. Jobless Claims Up, but Trend Consistent with Labor Market Strength

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained at levels consistent with a strengthening labor market. Initial claims for state...

Chuck Bentley: Forgetting to Give Thanks

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...

Investing and Trading Themes for World Markets in the Week Ahead

Following are the five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to...

IRS Reveals the Top 12 Tax Scams of 2019

The Dirty Dozen — a 1967 war movie starring Lee Marvin, Charles Bronson, and Jim Brown, or a list of the top twelve tax scams...

As Oil Sinks, U.S. Consumer Stocks Draw Fans

Money managers are homing in on consumer-focused stocks following a sharp decline in oil prices that stands to improve U.S. household finances, though some...

Inexplicably, Apple Stock Implodes and Loses Over $113.4 Billion

Apple (AAPL) shares fell significantly for the second day Tuesday — bringing investors' paper losses to staggering levels and putting the stock further into correction...

Is There a New Mortgage Crisis on the Horizon?

In 2008, the nation entered into a financial crisis widely believed to have been caused by excesses in the residential mortgage industry. By 2010,...

Tax Shock: You’re About to Pay Up for Obamacare

Hundreds of thousands who received subsidies under the Affordable Care Act may have underestimated their incomes in 2014. Now many of them are learning...

Retired Christian Investors Targeted By Radio Show Host

Retired Christian investors have allegedly been duped out of millions of dollars at the hands of radio host, William Neil Gallagher. Gallagher who also goes by...

Perhaps, Surprisingly, Blacks and America’s Poor Oppose Distribution of Wealth

With all the outrage about growing economic inequality one might think that there’d also be growing support for wealth redistribution—policies that include hiking taxes...

For the Sixth Straight Month of Job Growth, Over 200,000 Jobs Added to U.S....

U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence...

How the Federal Reserve Rate Affects You

Current Federal Reserve Chairperson Jerome Powell recently indicated that the Fed may soon cut interest rates for the first time since the start of...
This June 13, 2019, photo shows a house with a "sold pending" sign fixed on the realtor's sign in northeast Jackson, Miss. On Friday, June 21, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in May. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

U.S. Home Sales Rose by 2.5% in May Amid Lower Mortgage Rates

U.S. home sales jumped 2.5% in May, as lower mortgage rates appeared to help buyers overcome affordability challenges. The National Association of Realtors said Friday...

Top African-American Financial Gurus To Follow

Talking about money can be hard, but not if you’re a financial guru with thousands of loyal fans who walk your money talk. In honor...

Stocks Tumble on Worries about Weak Consumer Spending

Stocks fell for the first time in four days Wednesday as disappointing results from Macy’s Inc. to Walt Disney Co. heightened concern that American...

Employers Added 257,000 Jobs in January

Employers added a better-than-expected 257,000 jobs in January as the resurgent labor market began 2015 on a positive note. The unemployment rate, which is calculated...

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...