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Research Shows African Americans Are More Optimistic About Their Financial Futures Than Any Other Race/Ethnicity
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Research Shows African Americans Are More Optimistic About Their Financial Futures Than Any Other Race/Ethnicity

Lincoln Financial Group has announced that its Financial Focus research study shows African Americans are more optimistic about their financial futures than any other race/ethnicity with 53 percent expecting significant personal financial improvements within the next five years—and despite a pay gap between white and black families, according to the Census Bureau’s 2017 Current Population […]

International Women's Day Conference Set To Be Held On 3/17/2018 At Hofstra University 
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International Women’s Day Conference Set To Be Held On 3/17/2018 At Hofstra University 

    On the March 17, 2017, women will convene at Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY for an extraordinary International Women’s Conference hosted by Neva Alliance, New York. The fascinating one day conference is designed to speak to every woman; conference attendees will have an opportunity to network, exchange knowledge, connect, facilitate lasting connections and showcase […]

Con Edison Makes Solar Energy More Accessible
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Con Edison Makes Solar Energy More Accessible

Con Edison has introduced a tool that lets residential customers get quick, customized information on the financial benefits they’ll get by installing solar panels. The new feature on the Con Edison Marketplace will even manage the buying process for a customer who chooses solar. A purchase takes place only after contractors submit competitive bids, ensuring […]

POWER RISING SUMMIT 2018: Save the Date
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POWER RISING SUMMIT 2018: Save the Date

On February 22-25, 2018, Black women of all backgrounds, experience, and expression will gather for Power Rising: Building an Agenda for Black Women (www.powerrising.org) an historic summit that will build an actionable agenda that leverages our individual and collective power and influence for the advancement of ourselves, our families, our communities and our future. The […]

Black Business Development Final Frontier To Freedom – New Platform Leads Way To Economic Empowerment
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Black Business Development Final Frontier To Freedom – New Platform Leads Way To Economic Empowerment

By Phil Andrews President Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) Civil Rights and political gains for African Americans has seen tremendous growth over several decades across America, but the final frontier to freedom for African Americans is economic empowerment.  I recently came across an article written by John Hope Bryant entitled “If […]

Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership
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Wells Fargo Commits to Increase African American Homeownership

Wells Fargo & Company, the leading U.S. home loan lender, today announced a $60 billion lending commitment to create at least 250,000 African American homeowners by 2027. The company’s commitment is a direct action to help address the lower homeownership rates in the African American community and follows Wells Fargo’s announcement to address Hispanic homeownership […]

Comprehensive Resource Educates Workers About Their Legal Rights in the Workplace
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Comprehensive Resource Educates Workers About Their Legal Rights in the Workplace

Following the U.S. election on November 8, hundreds of individuals have reported incidents of harassment and discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic origin, religion, and other legally protected categories. Workplace Fairness, the web’s leading source for information on legal rights in the workplace, is an organization that can help those who have been singled […]

Legislator Bynoe to Host 1st Annual Job Fair and Networking Expo
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Legislator Bynoe to Host 1st Annual Job Fair and Networking Expo

Nassau County Legislator Siela Bynoe (D-Westbury), in conjunction with the Hempstead Chamber of Commerce, are holding the First Annual 2016 Job Fair Networking Expo, at Hempstead Public Library– Lower Level – 115 Nichols Court, Hempstead, NY on Friday June 3rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This special event will offer a unique opportunity to […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods Now Hiring Sports & Outdoor Enthusiasts in Valley Stream, NY
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DICK’S Sporting Goods Now Hiring Sports & Outdoor Enthusiasts in Valley Stream, NY

DICK’S Sporting Goods, the largest U.S.-based, full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, has announced it is now hiring for a new store opening soon in Valley Stream, NY. DICK’S is looking for exceptional applicants, passionate about sports or the outdoors, to join the team at the new Green Acres Commons location (7 Green Acres Commons). DICK’S […]

Bloomberg Brings Popular Square Mile Relay to New York
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Bloomberg Brings Popular Square Mile Relay to New York

Bloomberg is bringing its popular Square Mile Relay to New York’s Financial District on Thursday, April 21, 2016 for the first time. The relay race will feature more than 100 teams from leading financial institutions who compete to win a $10,000 donation to the charity of their choice. Each team includes 10 runners who will […]

Prudential Supports Local Financial Empowerment Initiative
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Prudential Supports Local Financial Empowerment Initiative

Prudential Financial, Inc., has announced an agreement between its Individual Life Insurance, Annuities and Prudential Advisors businesses and the dfree® Financial Freedom Movement to help individuals in the Greater New York area through financial education to help protect their family’s financial future. This independent community-based financial education program was developed by Dr. DeForest B. Soaries, […]

Are Baby Boomers Forgetting Something  Essential When Planning Retirement?
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Are Baby Boomers Forgetting Something Essential When Planning Retirement?

Most people have some kind of lifestyle vision for retirement. Unfortunately, without proper planning their dreams won’t always become a reality as they enter the encore time of their lives, says Michael Bivona, a certified public accountant who retired almost 20 years ago. “I had a simple plan: When I stopped working I planned on […]

What Are The 4 Phases Of A Sound Financial Plan?
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What Are The 4 Phases Of A Sound Financial Plan?

Everything looks like a nail if your only tool is a hammer – that’s what financial planning expert Brad Berger finds himself telling clients all the time. What does he mean? “A lot of the people in the financial services industry have only a hammer; they have specific products to sell, so they present them […]

How To Have Fun During Retirement (Keep Working!)
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How To Have Fun During Retirement (Keep Working!)

What do school kids and retirees have in common during these dog days of summer? For many, it’s having lots of time and not knowing what to do with it. “But that comparison begins to breakdown almost immediately, because in a few short weeks, kids go back to school, but retirees have an indefinite amount […]

Ways to Make Retirement Planning Easier?
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Ways to Make Retirement Planning Easier?

For most employees, addressing retirement issues is a costly, abstract and deeply psychological matter, which is apparent from a survey by Schwab Retirement Plan Services. While most survey participants find their 401(k) – a workplace savings plan that lets employees invest a portion of their paycheck before taxes are taken out – a crucial benefit, […]