According to a 2018 study by RTI International and the RAND Corp, many students know very little about financial wellness or how to budget. And in Texas, 55 percent of college students graduate with debt.  Texas students hold an average of $27,000 in debt — nearly a 3 percent increase since 2016, and student debt […]

R. Kelly won’t be getting evicted from his Georgia home becasue he has settled his debt of $30,000 in unpaid rent and late fees. According to The Shade Room, a source said, “Mr Kelly has a $30k deposit on both properties that management felt would satisfy the debt since he wasn’t living there for some time.” Documents […]

Fathers in prison facing high debt over unpaid child support payments will have the opportunity to "press pause" with a new program.

African-American students are paying a big price when it comes to achieving higher education; according to a new report, Blacks acquire the most student loan debt. The National…

According to TMZ, An anonymous person paid off Joe Jackson‘s $70,000 tax bill. MJ’s dad owed back taxes since 1996 and hadn’t paid it, but it was mysteriously paid off four days ago. More than likely, Katherine Jackson probably paid the bill off for him. Katherine gets $100,000 a month from Michael’s estate. Meanwhile, in new legal docs, Wade Robson, […]


by Shunte Jones Financial stability can go a long way toward creating peace of mind. With the current economic state, achieving this can appear more daunting than ever. According to the United States Department of Labor the unemployment rate for October stood at 7.3%. The poor, young, and minorities face even greater challenges, having encountered […]

Check out this article by Kara Stevens from Black and Married with Kids, I recently hosted my first Twitter Chat on money management basics. One of the obstacles that many of us still face is reigning in our spending and paying ourselves first. Get a head start on  your 2014 financial goals by being proactive […]

Good news for the Queen of Hip-Hop/Soul.  According to Pulse of Radio, Grammy Award winner Mary J. Blige established the Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now to help women in need especially those who were pursuing a college education. Last year the foundation fell upon hard times when it was […]


Listen to the fun but serious discussion about credit cards and overcoming debt, as Roland Martin talks with Deborah Owens on the TJMS. Click here to access Audio.

Way to go President Obama but of course they are not going to give him credit. Read M0re

Sleeing in a van…eating mustard sandwiches?  We’ve heard the “rags to riches” stories.  Here’s one about “riches to rags.” the the story.  Read more:

Are you a Slave to Debt?  Our friends at remind us of the pitiful condition of our financial state as individual dept is on the rise. Click here to READ MORE.