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UNION BANK SERVES LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES

 In an effort to demonstrate its commitment to responsible banking and in response to customer needs, Union Bank, N.A., announced its new Union Bank Access Account.  One of the first of its kind, the new account helps illustrate the bank’s commitment to providing products that serve the needs of the low- to moderate-

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Blacks Optimistic about Finances

By Freddie Allen

NNPA Washington Correspondent

WASHINGTON (NNPA) –  Members of the Black middle class are more optimistic about their finances than they were a year ago, according to a recent study by the research arm of Prudential Financial Inc.,

Prudential surveyed more than 1100 Blacks on a wide range of financial topics in March. The survey participants ranged in

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Boomers' Experience, Asset in Job Search

boomers-changing-jobsBy CAROLE FELDMAN
Associated Press

Think changing jobs is difficult?

It can be even harder if you're a baby boomer.

Although there are federal laws against age discrimination, some employers may be reluctant to hire older workers, concerned about how long they'll stay and the higher salaries they may demand.

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Wells Fargo Home Loan Settlement

African-American and Hispanic Borrowers Who Qualified for Loans and Were Charged Higher Fees or Rates or Were Improperly Placed into Subprime Loans Are Eligible for Compensation

Washington – The Department of Justice filed the second largest fair lending settlement in the department’s history to resolve allegations that Wells Fargo

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Have You Seen 'Red Tails' Yet?

ReedBill-EditBy William Reed

Have you gone to see Red Tails yet?  When the biopic about the heroic Tuskegee Airmen fighter pilots opened, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs set the tone for African Americans by tweeting: “It’s important that we all go support Red Tails the movie and go see it this weekend!!!” The movie Red Tails has become a Black cause célèbre. The most expensive film ever made with a predominately African-American cast has renewed debates about whether “Black films” can succeed at movie box

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Government Shutdown Harder on Black Workers

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although the shutdown of the federal government that began  Tuesday is affecting all A...
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Black Media Slighted as Spending Power Exceeds $1Trillion

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Although annual Black spending is projected to rise from its current $1 trillion to $1.3 tr...
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OC, Sister Talk, Closing Black Gaps on Campus

by Dianne Anderson Sister Talk, one of the strongest African American groups on Orange County campuses, represents more than just an upcoming tea for mom...
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UCI Medal event honors recipients, helps students

Event proceeds will provide scholarships and fellowships An annual UC Irvine gala celebrating recipients of the UCI Medal raised more than $1 million, whi...
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