African-American students are paying a big price when it comes to achieving higher education; according to a new report, Blacks acquire the most student loan debt. The National…

by Shunte Jones Financial stability can go a long way toward creating peace of mind. With the current economic state, achieving this can appear more daunting than ever. According to the United States Department of Labor the unemployment rate for October stood at 7.3%. The poor, young, and minorities face even greater challenges, having encountered […]

Debt is killing us! According to, “The average American family carries $8,000 to $10,000 in credit card debt,” (April 16, 2009).  One out of…

It’s no surprise that alumni giving is significantly lower at HBCUs in comparison to traditionally white institutions. Several studies report alumni giving at HBCUs to be in the single digits. As much as I wanted to come up with a clever retort explaining that perhaps HBCU graduates don’t give back because they are faced with student loan debt — and working minimum wage jobs to survive

Washington (CNN) -- The U.S. Senate passed a last-minute compromise plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling Tuesday, sending the bill to President Barack Obama to be signed into law only hours before what would have been an unprecedented default.

Via: It’s a good idea to know your credit score and how that number will affect you. If you’re buying a house or a car, your credit score helps lenders know what interest rate you should be charged – the higher your credit score,

As we recover from the worst economic meltdown since the great depression we continue to see a trend of high unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcies. Money is still being thrown away due to high debt carry over and the even higher interest rates attached to them. These debts can stop you from getting loans, renting or […]

The following are 5 steps to beginning the process of paying down debt!

10 years ago she had $100,000 in debt; today she's debt-free.