Thursday, August 18, 2022

Money

State Rep. Barbara Cooper will hold a District 86 community meeting in conjunction with the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) to discuss housing opportunities. Doreen Graves, West Tennessee Liaison with the THDA, will address the group and answer questions. Graves...
According to a recent study by the Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA), two-thirds of Americans cannot pass a financial literacy test. Such tasks as devising a budget, computing interest on a loan, maintaining a savings account, understanding how investments and...
First Tennessee Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies, announced this week that Executive VP, Director of Affinity Strategy, Lynne Walker won Gold in the Female Executive of the Year Award (employees 2500+)...
BET announces it will broadcast a new primetime news special examining student loan debt and its disproportionate impact on African American students. The special is the first nationally-televised hour-long town hall aimed at the hot button student loan crisis....
Substantial work had already been done revising the $20 bill with an image of Harriet Tubman before a six-year delay was announced by the Trump administration, citing security and technical concerns. A mock-up of the bill, obtained by The New...
By Wendi C. Thomas, MLK50.com The city’s largest nonprofit hospital system has erased the debts owed by more than 6,500 patients it sued for unpaid hospital bills, less than two months after announcing an overhaul of its debt collection processes. The...
The median wealth of Black Americans will plummet to zero by 2053, if things remain as they currently are. You read that correctly. Black Enterprise magazine reports that according to the Prosperity Now and the Institute for Policy Studies’ The Road...
TSD Newsroom In her first book – “Twenty Something” – Carlissa A. Shaw Esq. focuses on advice for young women entering adulthood. The Memphis-based lawyer discusses things she wishes she would have known, including walking away from toxic relationships and...
Shelby County Trustee Regina Morrison Newman recently unveiled an upgrade of the Trustee’s mobile app, with a new name and platform for taxpayers to pay property taxes from their smartphone; payitShelby is now payit901. The Trustee’s Office began using the...
Memphis City Council members have shelved voting on an ordinance that could result in the immediate removal of the Confederacy-saluting statues of Nathan Bedford Forrest from Health Sciences Park and Jefferson Davis from Fourth Bluff Park. The plan now is...