Steer clear of COVID-19 scams with some helpful tips

The coronavirus has put a financial strain on many families and businesses. The government, financial institutions and other organizations are rallying to support those in need. As more support is offered to Americans and businesses that are struggling financially, the ...

Rebuilding Together, Wells Fargo Launch Efforts to Rebuild Homes for Neighbors in Need Across the Country

Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit organization that provides critical home repairs to individuals in need at no cost to them and revitalizes communities throughout the country, announced today a national collaboration with Wells Fargo. Through grants provided by Wells ...

Debt Management Agency Seeks to Help Texans Crushed by Debt Due to COVID-19

Texas has been hit hard by COVID-19. As of June 1, 2020, there were 64,899 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the state, and over 1,600 deaths, with the cities of Harris, Dallas, and Tarrant seeing the greatest loss ...

Protecting Your Financial Health in These Uncertain Times

With expected delays in bill payments, unprecedented layoffs, hiring freezes and related hardships, many Americans are facing new financial challenges.

Protecting Your Financial Health in These Uncertain Times

With expected delays in bill payments, unprecedented layoffs, hiring freezes and related hardships, many Americans are facing new financial challenges.

OneUnited Bank, Largest Black Owned Bank, Launches SBA Paycheck Protection Program

OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in the country, is proud to announce the launch of its Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). OneUnited Bank, a Preferred SBA 7(a) lender, is offering PPP loans to its existing and ...

Action Needed for Social Security Beneficiaries with Dependents and Who Do Not File Tax Returns to Receive $500 Per Child Payment

“Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients who don’t file tax returns will start receiving their automatic Economic Impact Payments directly from the Treasury Department soon. People receiving benefits who did not file 2018 or 2019 taxes, and ...

Free Enterprise Project Introduces First-Ever Investor Toolkit

"Investor Value Voter Guide" Advises Conservative and Religious Investors How to Vote on 2020 Corporate Proxy Initiatives

Individual Stimulus Checks Begin to Arrive, What Should You Expect?

The IRS will base the payments on the adjusted gross income of taxpayers’ 2019 return. If a 2019 return hasn’t been filed (the deadline has been extended for two months), the IRS will use information from the 2018 return. If ...

New Guidance about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Beneficiaries from Social Security Commissioner Andrew Saul

“The Treasury Department launched a new web tool allowing quick registration for Economic Impact Payments for eligible individuals who do not normally file a tax return, and also announced that it would begin making automatic payments. However, for some people ...

Economic Assistance Available for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) is offering two loan programs to provide small businesses immediate relief so they can keep their operations running. Both programs are being managed by the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation (H-GALDC).

Financial Tips For When You’re Newly Unemployed Or Business Is Slow

Over 3 million people in the U.S. have recently filed unemployment claims as a result of the severe economic impact of the coronavirus.

Tax Day Now July 15: Treasury, IRS Extend Filing Deadline And Federal Tax Payments

The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced that the federal income tax filing due date is automatically extended from April 15, 2020, to July 15, 2020.

Unity National Bank of Houston NA Partners with Citi in U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Agent Mentor-Protégé Program

Unity National Bank of Houston NA (“Unity”), the only African American owned bank in Texas and one of only two African American owned banking institutions with a National Chartered Banking License, announced an on-going knowledge exchange partnership with Citi under ...

5 Financial Tips for Teens

When it comes to economics, many teens’ mouths write checks their knowledge can’t cash.