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Money Smart Week
In response to the devastating impact of the pandemic on people’s lives and businesses, City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin and the Chicago Treasurer’s Office is presenting six programs to connect working families, Individuals and students with the resources and information they need to improve their financial health. Theprograms are part...
Kentucky Derby fundraiser
The Northern Indiana (IN) Chapter of the Links, Incorporated will host its 10th Annual Kentucky Derby Fundraiser virtually on May 1, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. DJ Vince Adams will host the event; entertainment will be provided by comedian Damon Williams. One of the region’s most highly anticipated...
AKA, AKArama, Credit Card Debt, webinar,
Credit cards. They’re easy to use, they’re convenient, and when money is tight, they’re a great go-to source for purchasing food, clothes, electronics – ANYTHING! But credit cards can drive one into debt and bankruptcy. Misuse and abuse of credit cards can even destroy lives. Once credit card control is lost,...
By Curtis Reed Curtis Reed, Chicago Region Manager for Middle Market Banking at JPMorgan Chase, shares his perspective on some of the pressing challenges facing Black entrepreneurs today and the role that the business community can play in elevating Black businesses and driving future growth. The disruptions of the past year...
Industry leaders convened to address lack of minority talent in their industry Most industries have made progress in their efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in their ranks. Chicago’s developer industry isn’t one of them. A group of established Chicago real estate professionals recently launched the Chicago Emerging Minority Developer Initiative (CEMDI) to...
Delta Financial, Delta Jones
By Delta Jones On occasion, I have clients who seek my counsel on how to pick up the financial pieces after divorce. As if separation from a spouse isn’t stressful and emotional enough, divorce can also present a whole new set of financial challenges. In an ideal world, parties divide...
Chicago’s South Side revitalization is getting more momentum as Seaway Bank expands its investment in the community resources, including employment and housing opportunities and other needed services with the renovation of its headquarters. Since its founding in the mid-60s, Seaway Bank, now a division of Self-Help Federal Credit Union, has...
NFIB, or the National Federal of Independent Business, Indiana’s leading small business organocation, thanks legislators for passing and the governor for recently signing important small business liability reform. Small business owners in Indiana are still facing challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic as they continue to re-open safely while protecting...
Long-term economic outlook shows challenges ahead By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – A new report by the credit rating agency Moody’s says Illinois will set a new record this year when it reports a total net pension liability of more than $300 billion, the highest of any state in the...