By Delta Jones-Walker Exactly three years ago, I wrote this article for the millennial generation. As I read over it, I am amazed at how relevant it is now more than ever. I added one more tip to the list, but all else remains the same. Please share this information...
Scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic are on the rise. Calls from scammers to homes and businesses posing as NIPSCO employees continue to occur — an issue impacting many energy companies around the United States. Recent, and common reports from NIPSCO residential and business customers state that they have received...
Application portal designed to help Indiana renters living outside of Marion County affected by COVID-19 cover monthly rent payments or past due rent The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) wants to remind Hoosiers that the state’s Rental Assistance Portal became available beginning Monday, July 13 at 9 a.m....
Requires July monthly ticket purchase, also adding free Westbound rides To show continued appreciation and understanding of ongoing impacts from COVID-19, the South Shore Line announced that all monthly tickets purchased for the month of July will remain valid throughout August 2020. As the State of Indiana and the City of...
Crusader Staff Report EBONY CEO Willard Jackson Jr. was removed after the board of directors of the iconic magazine discovered several transactions during an ongoing investigation. The board of directors said they will appoint an interim CEO and operating committee. The board also said that it will prioritize the payment of...
36% APR Cap More Essential Now Than Ever On July 7, 2020, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) gutted a proposed protection against predatory lending, leaving Hoosier families exposed to the harms of payday lending. The 2017 Payday Rule, which was finalized but did not take effect, would have required...
At the time this article was written, more than 120,000 Americans had perished from the deadly virus COVID-19. The death toll continues to rise right alongside the unemployment rate. As if this tragic state of affairs is not enough for our nation to face, countless individuals are now falling victim...
New partnership aims to provide direct outreach, support to minority employers; small businesses encouraged to leverage available grants, loans to aid recovery Governor Eric J. Holcomb recently provided updates on the state’s efforts to support Indiana small businesses and entrepreneurs, announcing a new partnership with Indiana Black Expo (IBE) to increase...
DOR reminds Hoosiers of the July 15 extended tax deadline Tax Day is exactly one month away, July 15, and an estimated 500,000 Hoosiers still need to file their individual income taxes, according to the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR). “We always advise individuals to avoid waiting until the last minute,...
On June 5, 2020, the United States Department of Labor notified the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) that Indiana has triggered “on” Extended Benefits (EB). The EB program provides federal reimbursement to the state for up to an additional 13 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits. EB took effect...