Community Civility Counts will hold its second annual World Civility Day

A full-day of civility-themed activities and an awards dinner in the evening will be held at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond and Avalon...

Newell named president of Seaway, a division of Self-Help Federal Credit...

Daryl Newell has been named President of Seaway, a division of Self-Help Federal Credit Union (www.self-helpfcu.org), effective August 1, 2018. Newell will manage strategic organizational...

More than 40 years after fair credit laws, racial discrimination continues

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist Each year observances and events offered in recognition of Black History Month offer opportunities for people of all colors and locales...

Services held for Walter Clark, former CTA Chairman

Financier Walter Clark died at the age of 90, on November 15, 2018 at St. Joseph Hospital. His passing was announced by his family....

Nation’s largest student loan servicer charged borrowers too much

By Charlene Crowell The financial futures of more than 12 million federal and private student loan borrowers who collectively owe approximately $300 billion is at...

Symposium examines Black community economic growth

Approximately 200 businessmen and women, representing some of Chicago’s top economic and urban development thought leaders, convened at the Federal Reserve for a unique...

Powers & Sons celebrates 50 years

Powers & Sons Construction Company, one of the largest African-American owned companies in the Midwest, was awarded a special resolution by the City Council...

Your Finances in 2018: There’s an App for That – Part...

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader Last month, I eased into the discussion about handling financial transactions on your computers and mobile devices. While a few...

ISF Bank starts new chapter and new history

Illinois Service Federal Savings and Loan (ISF Bank) was recently acquired by the Nduom Family, who have big plans for revitalizing not only the...

City of Gary and U.S. Steel announce $750M investment

The City of Gary and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson joined Governor Eric Holcomb and U.S. Steel President and CEO, David B. Burritt, in an announcement...