Friday, May 29, 2015
Blacks Least Likely to Get Business Loan from Banks
Written by Freddie Allen, senior Washington D.C. Correspondent 28 May 2015
Ron Busby urges personal relationship with banker. WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Black-owned businesses face tougher challenges than other groups when seeking bank loans, according to a new study by the Gallup ... read more >>
Brenton A. Hamlet: Bank of America Advisor Makes Every Moment Count
Written by Xavier Higgs, Contributing Writer 12 February 2015
Bank of America Advisor Makes Every Moment Count Brenton A. Hamlet  (photo by Xavier Higgs) For some time now, there have been two versions of Brenton Hamlet. One is an urbane businessman. As ... read more >>
Blacks “Unbank” at Higher Rates than Whites
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 06 November 2014
When it comes to cashing checks and other financial transactions, Blacks are “unbanked” at much higher rates than Whites, according to a new report by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The ... read more >>
Consumer bureau: Too few use loan forgiveness
Written by PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press 28 August 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 33 million workers qualify to have their student loans forgiven because they work in schools, hospitals or city halls, but too few take advantage of the options because ... read more >>
Written by Sentinel News Service 29 July 2013
       SECTION 00150 – BID NOTICE ALTAMED RENOVATION PROJECTS ALTAMED HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATION   INVITATION TO SUBMIT BID    (Specification and Conditions Governing Bid Award)     Bid ... read more >>
African American Investors Optimistic About Financial Future and the Economy, but Concerned About Retirement, According to Recent Wells Fargo Survey
Written by Sentinel News Service 10 April 2013
          Media:    Matt Hurwitz 415-396-6964   Sarah Tonigan 505-818-7480 African American ... read more >>
Estate Planning 101: Is a Gentle Nudge in Order?
Written by Attorney Marlene S. Cooper 06 December 2012
  Is a Gentle Nudge in Order?   The holiday season is here and with it comes special times with family and friends. It is a time for reflection on the year gone by and planning for the year ahead. ... read more >>
Tax Deductions and Credits
Written by Karen R. Smith 26 March 2012
Tax Deductions and CreditsKaren R. SmithUnion Bank, N.A. Vice President and Branch Manager Most people don’t enjoy paying taxes, and to avoid owing more than necessary, it is prudent to work with a CPA ... read more >>
From resolutions to reality: Financial planning in 2012
Written by Michelle Thornhill 26 March 2012
Aspirations From resolutions to reality: Financial planning in 2012 By Michelle ThornhillNew Year resolutions can be difficult to make, and even harder to keep. With that in mind, are you on track to ... read more >>
Your Money in 2012!
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 14 January 2012
Lynnette Khalfani Cox, The Money Coach Financial advisor and expert, Lynnette Khalfani Cox, shares her advice for managing your money in the new year. Money. We can all agree that we need more of it nowadays. ... read more >>
Saving Money Is The New Priority
Written by Brian Carter (Staff Writer) 08 December 2011
Merrill Edge survey shows saving now is more important than ever, especially with women. The economic crunch today is making more people think about tomorrow. Under an uncertain market, mass affluent consumers, ... read more >>
Staying Financially Sound in the New Year
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 10 February 2011
Merrill Edge conducted a survey, which revealed some interesting results among Los Angeles residents.By Brian W. Carter, Sentinel Staff WriterThe recent recession hit like a ton of bricks and many people ... read more >>
Save Money, Increase Your Credit Scores!
Written by Sentinel News Service 24 March 2010
Save Money, Increase Your Credit Scores!The sinking ship begins with bad credit.  Deeper and deeper it goes as the heavy cost of purchasing goods and services on credit weights heavier and heavier.  ... read more >>
Flexibility and meaning in massage industry
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 June 2009
The recession is turning out to be a great equalizer, rearranging our priorities so that recent college graduates and seasoned professionals now share a single top concern -- job security. Many of them ... read more >>
Smart financial tips for teens and parents
Written by Sentinel News Service 02 June 2009
Are you a parent of a teenager? Does your teen expect you to dole out cash like an ATM? Does your child know the word "budget?" As many families take a hard look at their finances in light of the current ... read more >>
Vacation locally to save big this summer
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
With a down economy and the potential for higher gas prices this summer, many Americans are looking to take a more budget-friendly trip. Taking a "staycation," instead of a traditional vacation, is a great ... read more >>
Resourceful Ways for Small Business Owners to Save
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
In this economic environment, everyone is looking for resourceful ways to decrease spending and save money. This is especially true for small business owners, as they look to reduce expenses, take advantage ... read more >>
Last Minute Tax Tips
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
If you have yet to file your 2008 tax return, don't panic. The key to getting it done quickly and efficiently is to have a game plan and know what to look for before starting. Use these tips to ... read more >>
Three Ways to Save Money With Coupons
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 March 2009
In this economy, people are looking to save money wherever they can. That means many are turning to an old favorite: coupons. There's no question that coupons can save shoppers serious money at ... read more >>
Get Free Tax Help at IRS Offices
Written by Sentinel News Service 19 March 2009
IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers in Los Angeles County will be open for "Super Saturday," March 21, from 9 am to 2 pm to provide free tax help to area residents. IRS employees will be going ... read more >>
Golden State Mutual Life Appoints New District Manager
Written by Sentinel News Service 26 February 2009
Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company (GSM) has recently named James Jackson as the new District Manager for Los Angeles, the company's largest district. He is heading up the Los Angeles ... read more >>
Broadway Federal Bank Announces Appointment of Wayne-Kent A. Bradshaw
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 February 2009
President and Chief Operating Officer Broadway Financial Corporation ("Company") (NASDAQ Small-Cap: BYFC), the holding company of Broadway Federal Bank, f.s.b. ("Bank" or "Broadway"), ... read more >>
Financial Expert Encourages Shoppers to Get Creative
Written by Ayana Jones (Special to the NNPA from the Philadelphia Tribune) 18 December 2008
Personal finance expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox wants to help people navigate holiday shopping during these tough economic times. "The Money Coach," is encouraging consumers to be judicious ... read more >>
Security Pacific Third Bank in California to Fail
Written by Sentinel News Service 13 November 2008
All four Security Pacific Bank branches in Los Angeles reopened this week as branches of Pacific Western Bank under an acquisition engineered by federal officials after Security Pacific was declared ... read more >>
World Now Has 10 Million Millionaires, Report Says
Written by Candice Choi, Associated Press 26 June 2008
Add an extra zero to the ranks of the millionaires club. The number of people around the world with at least $1 million in assets passed 10 million for the first time last year, according to a new report. ... read more >>

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Sat May 30 9:00AM -
Afrikan Mental Liberation Weekend
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Black Mother: Standing in the Gap
Sun May 31 9:00AM -
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21st Annual Gilmore Heritage Auto Show
Tue Jul 14 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Taste of Farmers Market
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