Hope Global Forums 2017: Bringing financial literacy to the unbanked

Hope Global Forums 2017: Bringing financial literacy to the unbanked

Hope Global Forums 2017 once again saw thousands come to Atlanta from across the globe bringing actionable plans on tackling global and local issues of financial dignity. John Hope Bryant, the founder of Operation Hope, has been successful in bringing together need, money and technology to search for solutions. The event was held at the […]

Ingrid Morris talks empowering Black boys with Brown Sons

Ingrid Morris talks empowering Black boys with Brown Sons

Ingrid Morris is a corporate strategist and profit maker. She is no stranger to profits and success. She has a passion for numbers and has chosen to help empower young Black men using her knowledge through her nonprofit, Brown Sons Empowered NFP. We spoke with her about her ultimate goal and how her relationship with […]

PUSH Money Matters financial workshop encourages youth entrepreneurship

PUSH Money Matters financial workshop encourages youth entrepreneurship

Photo Credit: Richard Pack for Steed Media The Rainbow PUSH Coalition in conjunction with Chevrolet have set their sights on helping more families find new roads and accelerate their paths towards financial success. The PUSH Money Matters financial workshop series launched this year in Chicago at the Rainbow Push Headquarters.  Speakers including Helen Crawley-Austin, Kevin Ross, Gail […]

Irvin Ashford discusses Comerica’s financial literacy plans, NASDAQ and Everfi

Irvin Ashford discusses Comerica's financial literacy plans, NASDAQ and Everfi

Comerica Bank was honored on April 6, 2016, at the second annual Innovation in Financial Education Awards presented by Nasdaq and EverFi. The award recognizes Comerica’s significant efforts to improve the financial capability of Americans through unique digital learning initiatives. Thirty-five institutions were honored with this distinction at a ceremony at Nasdaq Marketsite in New York […]

Intuit president and CEO Brad Smith says everyone can make a difference

Intuit president and CEO Brad Smith says everyone can make a difference

Brad Smith is the president and CEO of Intuit, a leading developer of financial and tax preparation software such as Turbo Tax and Quicken. Unlike the stereotype that one might expect of a CEO, Smith has a pleasant and down-to-earth demeanor that stems from his upbringing in a loving family from West Virginia. A self-made […]

Top 5 ways to get financially fit

Top 5 ways to get financially fit

A few years ago I participated in a fitness program that helped me lose 30 pounds. For the record I gained it all back, an explanation for that is for a different post. Recently I completed a Ten Day Celebrity cleanse and lost 10 pounds. That’s pretty awesome right? I think it is and I […]

Rah Digga kicks off ‘Fame and Fortune’ programming

Harlem Arts Alliance Presents: On the “A” w/Souleo   Hip-hop great, Rah Digga will share her life lessons in the second installment of the New York Public Library’s free financial literacy series, Fame and Fortune on June 4 at the Mott Haven Library. The former First Lady of Busta Rhymes’ Flipmode Squad has successfully avoided […]

Jené Guess-Cash Says NBMBAA Open for Business With Non-Practitioners

Entrepreneur and CEO of the Guess Group, Jené Guess-Cash, has one more achievement to her credit — she is also an executive board member and Program Committee co-chair for the Houston National Black MBA Association. Guess-Cash is charged with identifying and developing ideas for general body meetings and topics for Houston’s own special brand of NBMBAA meetings, […]

Wells Fargo Educates Kids on Financial Literacy

April is National Financial Literacy Month, with April 12, designated as Teach Children to Save Day. One major bank made sure that kids from all demographics had an opportunity to participate. Representatives from Wells Fargo visited classrooms nationwide to share the importance of saving money. The financial giant is so committed to this effort that […]