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What Happened to Black Business Loans?

December 8, 2015 Staff 0
By Harry C. Alford NNPA News Wire Columnist During the 2000 Presidential Election, President George W. Bush made a written pledge to the National Black Chamber of Commerce® (NBCC). He claimed that he would focus […]

Mayor Taps Warren Jones for JEA Board

November 17, 2015 Staff 0
Two well-respected and strong Jacksonville leaders have been selected to serve on the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) Board of Directors. Mayor Lenny Curry recently announced the nominations of Edward E. Burr, GreenPointe Holdings LLC president […]

Banks Caught Redlining Black Communities

October 27, 2015 Staff 0
By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist The old adage, ‘the more things change, the more they stay the same’ seems somehow an apt description for what a growing number of communities are suffering: a lack of […]

Can We Make Retirement Planning Easier?

October 22, 2015 Staff 0
Survey Finds Workers Seek More Help Changing Oil Than Planning Retirement For most employees, addressing retirement issues is a costly, abstract and deeply psychological matter, which is apparent from a survey by Schwab Retirement Plan […]

Dr. Cedric Gibson Named New Kent Campus President

October 22, 2015 Staff 0
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ) has announced Dr. Cedrick Gibson as the new Kent Campus/Cecil Center president and executive chair of the School of Business and Professional Studies. Dr. Gibson will begin his […]

Building a Fraud-Free Family

October 5, 2015 Staff 0
By Nathaniel Sillin A generation ago, most families didn’t think about financial fraud. Today, it can come in many forms – over the phone, through the mail and increasingly, online. It’s an equal opportunity crime […]

Shamika Baker Named BSEC Managing Director

October 5, 2015 Staff 0
Shamika Baker, former director of the City of Jacksonville’s Small and Emerging Business Program, has been named Managing Director of FreshMinistries’ Beaver Street Enterprise Center. In her new role, she will manage tenant services, programs […]
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