Saturday, October 20, 2018

Black-White earnings gap returns to 1950 levels

After years of progress, the median earnings gap between black and white men has returned to what it was in 1950, according to new...

 What will you lose if consumer financial protection goes away?

By Charlene Crowell As Americans adjust to the realities wrought by the recent elections, one of the most important consequences has yet to be fully...

David J. Johns keynotes Lakeshore Classic Luncheon

For the past 8 years various speakers have been the keynote for the Lakeshore Classic Corporate Luncheon. Each speaker is tasked with delivering a...

Stony Island Arts Bank given Prestigious Preservation Award

The National Trust for Historic Preservation presented a Driehaus Preservation Award to the Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago. The project is one of...

Mortgage officials sentenced to federal prison and fined for fraud

By Charlene Crowell Perpetrators in a mortgage fraud scheme that targeted Black consumers in the Los Angeles area have been sentenced to federal prison and...

Half of all opening day sales to benefit Teamwork Englewood

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its first restaurant in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago (806 W. 63rd St.) on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The restaurant is...

Let Metra take you to the Lights Festival

Extra train service and capacity added; adults ride for just $8 and kids ride free Metra will add trains and seating capacity on Saturday, Nov....

New York AG and CFPB join forces to fight illegal national...

By Charlene Crowell A new federal lawsuit alleges that since at least 2009, two major players in the debt collection industry have illegally operated, harassed,...

Purdue conference assists businesses owned by minorities, women, and veterans

Purdue University's Office of Supplier Diversity Development, along with the Supplier Diversity Development Coalition of Greater Lafayette, will host the annual Relationships to Partnerships...

RTA to host 19th Annual Transportation Vendor Symposium and Business Exchange

The RTA, in collaboration with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, Pace, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois Tollway, is proud to...