TD Bank Survey Finds Millennials Lack Credit Knowledge From Harlem to Hollywood

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With a number of TD Banks in Harlem, this article by Consumer Affairs caught our eye when they reported that there’s a disconnect when it comes to millennials and credit. Continue Reading →

DCA Releases Report About Factors Contributing To Student Loan Distress From Harlem To Hollis

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The NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) today announced the findings of their second student loan report titled Student Loan Debt Distress Across NYC Neighborhoods: Identifying Indicators of Vulnerability. Continue Reading →

Harlem World Fave Ol’ Dirty Bastard To Get New BitCoin

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Bitcoin reports a lot of eyebrows were raised earlier this year following claims that a token would be launched under the name of Harlem World fave Ol’ Dirty Bastard, the late Wu-Tang Clan member. Continue Reading →

Communities Of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund From Harlem To Hollis Deadline

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The Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund is now available! Please see the details below.  Continue Reading →

Deputy Mayor Glen Announces Program To Increase Funding For Women Entrepreneurs

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Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) today released a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) in an effort to address the disparities related to raising capital experienced by women entrepreneurs, especially in the tech industry. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio On First-Of-Its Kind Crowdfunding Program For NYC Women Start Ups

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On International Women’s Day, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, New York City Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Helen Rosenthal announced that over $280,000 in zero-interest loans has been pledged to women entrepreneurs through the City’s crowdfunding partnership with Kiva. Continue Reading →

NYC Warns Harlemites And Others About Growing Students Loan Debt Crisis

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Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Deputy Commissioner of the Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) Nicole Perry today, as part of National Consumer Protection Week, spoke about the growing consumer concern related to student loan debt, and encouraged New Yorkers to take advantage of free City tools and resources. Continue Reading →

Free Financial Fitness Online Class Advanced Budgeting From Harlem To Hollis

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Learn about advanced budgeting techniques to improve your savings and reduce debt. Continue Reading →

7 Ways To Help Your Child Develop A Lifetime Emergency Fund

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As Jodi walked to class that day the freshman noticed a large circle of booths spread out across the main courtyard of campus. Continue Reading →

How To Match Your Current Savings To Your Ultimate Retirement Needs

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In a nation that debates nearly everything, this topic creates almost no disagreement.

Americans aren’t saving anywhere near enough for retirement, setting the stage for a potentially dreary time ahead for many when they reach the closing act of their lives. Continue Reading →