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FDIC Names Amy C. Thompson as Director of the Office of Communications

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the appointment of Amy C. Thompson as Director of the Office of Communications. In her new role, Ms. Thompson will lead the agency’s internal and external communications initiatives, including planning and executing public affairs activities to promote

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Voorhees benefits from HBCU Capital Financing Program

Denmark, S.C.- The Department of Education recently awarded Voorhees College along with six other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with reimbursements from the HBCU Capital Financing program. Due to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-141) and the Department of Defense and

Delaware House Pass Inspire Scholarship 4th Year Bill

Thursday, April 19, 2018 Delaware State University found some joy at the Delaware General Assembly on April 18 as the House of Representatives unanimous passed Senate Bill 90, legislation which would add a fourth year to the state-funded Inspire Scholarship. The original Inspire Scholarship law, enacted

The Reality of Renting on a $50K Salary in America

By Michelle Kung Renters in New York, Chicago, and Atlanta find out what they can afford. Though the average national salary of $50K goes farther than it did a couple of years ago, finding affordable apartments in popular U.S. cities like New York and Chicago

Talibah Tales: What It Means To Really Be Free

BY SHARISE DANTZLER This past May 4th I had the opportunity to make the final payment on my student loan debt of $10,300 and the feeling is still unbelievable. I was so excited to overcome the debt that I released a video to share the

ME WE DO BE – RICH HABITS

By Randall Bell Discover the “rich habits” that will turn your life into a successful one. What is a winning strategy? Why is it that some people take a dive, while some merely survive, and yet others thrive? What are the core characteristics that all

Financial Illiteracy: The Invisible Shackles of America

The Mental Prison Cell What can you learn from a convicted felon that treads the halls of one of the most notorious prison facilities across the globe? A lot more than you’d imagine. The fact of the matter is a disproportionate amount of the inmates lassoed