Friday, April 16, 2021

Late payments driving rise in fixed-loan delinquencies

BY TIM GRANT PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE/TNS The prices of new and used cars keep rising every year, which means consumers are borrowing more to make the purchases...

Congresswoman proposes overhaul of credit reporting industry

BY JIM PUZZANGHERALOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS PHOTO BY: LUIS SINCO/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS WASHINGTON –...

Wells Fargo’s commitment could result in billions for small businesses

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE In April, Wells Fargo announced it would donate gross proceeds from the Paycheck Protection Plan to nonprofits working with small...

Tyson building cannabis resort in California

BY PARKER RILEY BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM The former heavyweight champion of the world is having an epic start to 2018. According to The Blast, Mike Tyson is creating a...

FAMU’s 100 Black Men chapter wins Collegiate Chapter of the Year 

Above are members of FAMU’s 100 Black Men chapter. SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The Florida...

Comcast RISE Program opens to minority-owned small businesses 

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER   Comcast is now accepting applications for the next phase of Comcast RISE with expanded eligibility to include Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)...

Cell tower industry tapping into talent pool of ex-offenders

BY ALEXIA ELEJALDE-RUIZ CHICAGO TRIBUNE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE CHICAGO — After four years in prison, Antonio Crum tried to start his life anew. He married, focused on...

IRS will pay tax refunds during shutdown

BY LAURA DAVISON BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service will issue refunds to taxpayers even if the...

Car buyers may see deeper discounts this holiday season

TAIMY ALVAREZ/SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS AutoNation Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Pembroke Pines sales associate Rafael Reyes, left, and general manager George...

Small businesses sold twice as many items during Amazon’s Prime Day

BY ANGEL GONZALEZ SEATTLE TIMES/TNS SEATTLE – Amazon.com said small independent merchants operating on its website sold 40 million items during its recent Prime Day discount...