Month: February 2019

Despite gains in income and wealth for black families in America, white families often have a net worth up to 10 times higher. Discriminatory financial practices such as redlining or credit discrimination have increased the wealth gap and held black families back from being able to create generational wealth. Times are changing. Black millennials are
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Amazon’s first Cincinnati brick-and-mortar store IIGetty Earlier this week I recounted the strange, sad tale of how Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine’s Day, reneging on a promise to build part of its second headquarters in Queens over opposition from community groups and politicians. The actual costs of that decision may never be known. But the
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President Donald Trump’s financial statements are here — and they likely only tell part of the story on his wealth. Michael Cohen, the president’s former personal attorney, testified before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday, and provided the committee with a number of documents, among which he said were copies of Trump’s financial statements for
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By Steve Vernon, F.S.A., Next Avenue Contributor (The following excerpt is from Retirement Game-Changers: Strategies for a Healthy, Financially Secure, and Fulfilling Long Life, by Steve Vernon. Published by Rest-of-Life Communications. Copyright © 2018. All rights reserved. The book is available at online booksellers and some bookstores.) Do you have enough money saved up to retire
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Photocredit: GettyGetty If you’re a homeowner or aiming to be one someday soon, you probably know that having home equity is a good thing. However, beyond that, many people start to lose track. That’s why we’ve taken it upon ourselves to solve the mystery of home equity once and for all. Read on to learn
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The gender pay gap has been a hot topic in recent years, and there is no denying the difference in pay; women generally earn 80 cents to every man’s dollar. Recent research from T. Rowe Price highlights the impact women face from lower lifetime earnings, as well as the resulting challenges that arise, along with
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