Saturday, July 11, 2020

Money

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...
By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) In an effort to rein in financial institutions that have track records for harming consumers, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) recently unveiled The Megabank Accountability and Consequences Act (H.R. 3937). The new bill would require, “prudential...
If you’re an entrepreneur hesitant to make a leap of faith, or a business owner in need of an extra push, then this year’s Level Up conference should be on your growth-and-development list. Created by Cynthia Daniels & Co., the...
First Tennessee Bank elevated Lynne Walker’s status 27 months as the bank sought to enhance its strategy for diversity and inclusion in the company and its communities. According to information released this week, First Tennessee has more than doubled its...
by Charles Sims Jr. , Special to The New Tri-State Defender More than half of large U.S. companies offer employees a high-deductible health plan (HDHP). When an HDHP is offered, employees often have a choice between the HDHP and a traditional...
By Charles Sims Jr., Special to TSDMemphis.com Contributing to a traditional IRA or an employer-sponsored retirement plan may offer a current-year tax benefit by reducing taxable income. However, distributions — including any earnings — are taxed as ordinary income. By contrast,...
About four weeks. After patronizing Kroger stores on Lamar Avenue and South Third Street for decades now, that's how long customers have to figure out where they'll shop, where they'll get prescriptions filled, and even where they will bank. Citing...
If you haven't heard of an organization called NAREB . . . well, now you have. NAREB — The National Association of Real Estate Brokers — is a historically African-American association of real estate professionals. That such an organization even...
An annual report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition was released Wednesday and the findings were hella depressing. Turns out, a person who works full time and earns a minimum of $15 per hour in the U.S. can barely afford to...
by Williams D. Brack, Special to The New Tri-State Defender Some refuse to acknowledge past injustices as a direct cause of the current state of African-American wealth and business community. With those people particularly in mind, let’s examine the grocery...