CFPB Makes Move to Support Payday Lenders During Black History Month

By Charlene Crowell, Communications Deputy Director with the Center for Responsible Lending and NNPA Newswire Contributor Each February, Black History Month commemorates the unique American...

Niezgodski proposal could help workers, increase state revenue

State Senator David Niezgodski’s (D-South Bend) proposal, Senate Bill (SB) 289, was unanimously approved by the Senate Pensions and Labor Committee on Wednesday. This...

Northwest Indiana Workforce Board announces meeting dates

The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has set meeting dates for 2019. Northwest Indiana Workforce Board meetings are open to general public and take place...

First Financial Bank hosts Financial Resource Fair

The Gary, Indiana First Financial Bank location recently supplied a financial resource fair and open house for the local community and neighbors. As a community...

NIPSCO V.P. of Communications to address Chamber luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Monthly General Membership Luncheon on Monday, February 11, 2019 at the Gary SouthShore RailCats Administration...

Centier Bank Celebrates Continued Growth in 2018 

2018 was a year filled with highlights for Centier Bank, including passing the $4 billion asset milestone in the second quarter of 2018. The...

Assessor Kaegi extends deadline for senior exemptions

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi announced recently that his office has extended the deadline for the Senior Citizen and Senior Freeze Exemption applications for...

Black Women Talk Tech Conference Is Giving $100,000 To A Deserving...

By Sequoia Blodgett, Black Enterprise The Black Women Talk Tech conference is back for its 3rd annual conference, and this year it’s jam-packed with great speakers, lots of...

The New 2018 Tax Law

By Constant W. Watson III, CPA, Contributing Writer The “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” that was recently passed, will have an impact on just about...

Our Financial Lives After the Government Shutdown

36 days! That was the historic amount of time that our federal government was shut down at the direction of the President, and it...