Having Trouble Filing Your Taxes? Help is Available 

DOR and several trusted organizations offer free tax help to individuals Low-income and senior customers who need help filing their taxes can find free assistance...

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. announces new Executive Director

Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.’s international board of directors recently announced the appointment of Cynthia Eubanks as its new executive director. She succeeds Rachel...

Black couple launches disruptive health tech company

The Black community sufferers from many health complications and is often on the patient end of the health care industry and very rarely do...

Ladder Up and Center for Economic Progress join forces

Financially vulnerable families across Illinois to benefit from merger Ladder Up and the Center for Economic Progress, the leading Chicago-based providers of free financial services...

As CFPB reaches 5-year anniversary, voters want more – not...

By Charlene Crowell On July 21, the first federal agency dedicated to serving the financial needs of consumers will be 5 years old. Created in...

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,...

The Global Gift That Gives Back – Empowering Africa’s Female Artisans

Did you know the artisan sector is the second largest employer in the developing world?  It’s true, and the majority of artisans are women...

ADA 25 Advancing Leadership releases Its 2019 Leadership Institute Fellows

Program prepares participants to contribute to Chicago’s civic leadership ADA 25 Advancing Leadership — the first program in the nation with a mission to build...

Attend private viewing of Emancipation Proclamation – New Year’s Day

The 2019 Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation will be held by Katie Hall Educational Foundation, Inc. with Board Member and Indiana State Conference President Attorney Barbara...

East Chicago native hopes to inspire museum contributions

Ian Jakovan Dunlap, founder of the boutique business and finance consultancy Hyper Acceleration, recently became a member of the 2015 Society for the National...