Money Talk: The Conversations Everyone Needs to Have

People tend to tiptoe around the subjects of politics, religion, race, estate planning, physical & mental health and finances. But why are so many silent on these very crucial topics. It is not as if not talking about them will ...

Black women delivered for Biden. Now it's time for Congress to deliver on a $15 minimum wage

"Thank Black women" has become a familiar refrain from Democratic lawmakers, who are eager to pay lip service to their fiercest, most reliable voting bloc. Black women helped deliver the presidency and the Senate to the Democrats, who ran on ...

IRS, Treasury Has Disbursed 90 Million Economic Impact Payments From The American Rescue Plan

Today, the Internal Revenue Ser- vice, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Bureau of the Fiscal Service announced they disbursed approximately 90 million Economic Impact Payments from the American Rescue Plan. As announced last week, Economic Impact Payments ...

Assistance May Be Available from Other Sources if FEMA Cannot Help

Not all survivors of February’s storms are eligible for FEMA assistance. Others may be eligible for some aid, but for less than they need. Where can these survivors turn for help? Whom can they call?

Exclusive: Wells Fargo is joining the green wave sweeping finance

Wells Fargo is the latest big bank to embrace ambitious lending goals to fight the climate crisis.

Comparing the Biden and GOP stimulus plans

President Joe Biden and a group of 10 Republican senators have very different ideas for the next coronavirus relief bill.

Unity National Bank of Houston Participates in Second Round of the Paycheck Protection Program

Unity National Bank of Houston, N.A. (“Unity”) has been authorized by the Small Business Administration (SBA) as a designated lender in round two of the Paycheck Protection Program (“SBA Paycheck Protection Program”). The SBA Paycheck Protect Program began April 3, ...

Bitcoin plunges more than 20% in three days. It's now in a bear market

Bitcoin prices surged to a new all-time high of nearly $42,000 on Friday, only to plunge all the way back to about $31,000 Monday morning. That's a more than 20% drop -- which means bitcoin is now in a bear ...

Dow tumbles more than 600 points on first trading day of 2021

The Dow tumbled more than 600 points around midday Monday, the first trading day of the New Year, as investors grew worried about the the pandemic and the economic recovery in 2021.

Prairie View A&M University Receives the Largest Donation in Its 144-Year History

Prairie View A&M University will be able to produce a lot more productive people thanks to a $50 million donation from billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

Remember Brexit? It's still a great big mess. Here's what you need to know

With all that's happened in 2020, you could be forgiven for forgetting that back in January, the United Kingdom left the European Union.

Jason Baker Named Comerica Bank Houston Market President

On Sept. 30, Comerica Incorporated promoted Jason Baker to Houston Market President succeeding J. Downey Bridgwater. Earlier this year, Bridgwater announced his plan to retire during the first quarter of 2021 after 24-years at Comerica and 40-years in banking.

Dow approaches 30,000 after Moderna says vaccine is 94.5% effective

US stocks rose sharply Monday, and the Dow is closing in on 30,000 points, after Moderna said its experimental Covid-19 vaccine is highly effective.

Cadence Bank Contributes to the Houston Area Urban League to Help Start the Center for Social Justice and Education

Cadence Bank, a subsidiary of Cadence Bancorporation (NYSE: CADE), has made a significant contribution to the Houston Area Urban League (HAUL) to help fund the development of its Center for Social Justice and Education.

BlackRock is soaring as investors plow money into ETFs

BlackRock, the owner of the wildly popular iShares family of exchange-traded funds and the world's largest asset manager, has gotten even bigger during the Covid-19 pandemic. BlackRock said Tuesday that it now has $7.8 trillion in assets under management, a ...