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From the Shelter to Self-Sufficiency
“The Urban League rescued me and gave me hope, stability, and confidence that I can attain any goal that I set. The FEC program has allowed me to feel more confident in my abilities to live a...
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Bernard’s Rainy Day — from Foreclosure to Flourishing
Bernard S. was living the good life in Orlando when the unexpected occurred. His wife lost her job, which made it difficult to keep up with their $900 monthly mortgage payments. Even though they were...
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Chicago Urban League Coaches Tamika to Her Financial Goals
Tamika W. was an Administrative Assistant for 10 years before losing her job. As an unemployed single mother she was unable to pay her bills, and within a few months Tamika and her son found...
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U.S. Treasury Launches myRA
Millions of Americans are not saving for retirement, including many in the African American community. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 48 percent of African American workers...
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The Continued Drive Towards a Deeper Recovery
By Guest Blogger David C. Van Leeuwen, Esq.
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National Urban League and Wells Fargo Present: Hands on Banking®
Do you want to become an expert on managing your money? Do you struggle from week to week and wonder how you’ll ever be prepared for retirement? Are your bills too high and income too low?...
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The Resounding Resiliency of Grandfamilies
A recent report profiles the financial lives of low and moderate-income grandfamilies to deepen the understanding of their financial situations and help open a discussion about how organizations that...
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African American Homeownership: Let’s Talk About It!
By Guest Blogger Audrey Washington, CEO – Washington Consulting Group
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New York Times: How Segregation Destroys Black Wealth
Americans commonly — and mistakenly — believe that well-to-do black people no longer face the kind of discrimination that prevents them from living anywhere they can afford.
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American Banker: Branch Closings Could Increase Exposure to Discrimination Claims
Banks are closing branches and relying more heavily on technology to serve customers. Concerns that online and mobile banking don't reach all customers could leave banks open to allegations of...
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