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Toyota Motor Credit to pay for discriminatory practices
Sunday, February 7, 2016
Each year observances and events offered in recognition of Black History Month offer opportunities for people of all colors and locales to reflect on the unique experiences of blacks both past and present. Many of the annual observances chronicle progress since the passage of laws adopted years ago to ensure that black citizens and others of color would
 
Will America ever create an opportunity economy for all?
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
As communities of color continue to suffer from financial stress, a new research report provides insights as to how the racial wealth divide is in large part created by policy trends that favor the well-to-do at the expense of the majority of the nation. The Corporation for Enterprise Development notes that although economists have long declared the Great
 
Social Security: Question & Answer
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Q: My son, who gets Social Security, will attend his last year of high school in the fall. He turns 19 in a few months. Do I need to fill out a form for his benefits to continue? A: Yes. You should receive form SSA-1372-BK in the mail about three months before your son’s birthday. He needs to complete the form and take it to his school’s office
 
11 steps to better money management
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Savings, bills, plans and budgets. These things rarely appear on Yuletide shopping lists. Yet the days and weeks after Christmas and into the new year often yield a frightening wake-up call. For many people, getting their finances in order is second only to losing weight among their New Year’s resolutions. But, as with dropping those pounds, somehow
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Thursday, January 21, 2016
RESTAURANT WEEK Triangle Restaurant Week runs Jan. 25-31 at various restaurants around the Triangle. Visit www.trirestaruantweek.com. CHAPEL HILL Former UNC System President Tom Ross will be the guest speaker at the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Chamber of Commerce 2016 Annual Meeting, Jan. 26, 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Friday Center, 100 Friday Center Drive. Visit
 
Humility is the new confidence in 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016
As a new year begins, most of us are focused on the resolutions we've chosen to pursue. While 2016 is still relatively fresh, you might want to consider adding one (probably unexpected) goal to perennial favorites like losing weight or getting your finances in order: becoming more humble. Why? Larger-than-life egos are fast becoming liabilities, not the
 
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