Here’s 5 Life Insurance Wealth-Building Strategies That Black Families Can Use

Unfortunately, most people think of death when they think about life insurance. And few want to think or talk about dying. As...

HBCU Students: Why You Need Your Own Side Hustle

First, let’s be clear on what a side hustle is: A “side hustle” is additional income that is separate from your paycheck. It’s not a part-time job, it...

Wallace Foundation Selects VSU To Help Improve How Aspiring Principles Are Trained

The Wallace Foundation selected Virginia State University, among six other universities, to participate in a national $47 million initiative to develop models over the next four years...

UNCF-Member HBCUs Help To Improve Student Loan Default Rates

UNCF-member historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) made significant progress in reducing student loan defaults rates, according to FY 2013 Cohort Default Rate data released last week. Two-thirds of the...

Sean Diddy Combs Gives Back to Howard University, 1 Million Dollars During Bad Boy...

When it comes to HBCU's especially, it's always notable when a person of influence gives back to their respective alma maters. During the Thursday night show of...

Former Aggie Is A Forbes List Successful Entrepreneur And Pioneer For Change

Olatorera Oniru is the 29 year old founder and CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, an online African inspired fashion retailer. The business itself is under one year old and has...

HBCU Freshman Bible: 7 Ways To Calculate College Spending That Won’t Hurt Your Pockets

Freshman year can be overwhelming. Besides living away from your family for the first time and learning campus life, understanding how to spend your funds can be...

How To Calculate A College Spending Plan That Won’t Hurt Your Pockets

Like many financial journalists I know, it moves me deeply to see the ways in which America’s more than $1 trillion in student loan debt is impacting...

Shaw University Receives $25,000 Grant From Wells Fargo

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 18, 2016) – Wells Fargo Bank joins Shaw University’s growing list of corporate partnerships that are in alignment with the university’s bold, transformational journey....

Howard University Named A Top School For Media Professionals By LinkedIn

Howard University is rank No. 4 on LinkedIn’s “Best Undergraduate universities for Media Professionals” in the country. The black college is one of the best schools for...

Ohio’s Only Public HBCU Just Got Even More Affordable

Deciding to go to college is one of the most exciting and life-changing decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. It can also be nerve-racking—the hefty price of...

Top 15 Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCUs)

A new study reveals the top historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that give you the biggest bang for your buck. On Monday, Essence magazine and Money magazine released a...

Report: Blacks Acquire Most Student Loan Debt

NewsOne 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 Center for Education...

Is Heavy College Debt Burden Still Worth It?

In recent years, college attendance costs have dramatically risen, wages have declined and college graduates have struggled to find jobs. Despite the seemingly bleak outlook, the value of...

A Must-Have App For All Hamptonians

Launched back in 2014, the myHamptonU App is 'a must-have' for incoming freshmen students and transfers arriving at historically black Hampton University later this fall, and also for...

PVAMU Department of Athletics Debuts The Athletic Director’s Club

PVAMU Sports Information The Prairie View A&M Department of Athletics is proud to announce the formation of the Athletic Director's Club.  The club is the official fundraising arm...

The 10 HBCUs With The Best Retention Rates

Deciding whether to go to college can be difficult, stressing, and sometimes can be put on the back burner to find a peace of mind. Maybe taking a year...

Retool Your HBCU: The Home Depot Provides Campus Improvement Program

The Home Depot announces the kick-off of its fourth annual Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program. The 2013 Retool Your School Grants will total $195,000 to...

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