Unfortunately for most African Americans, even the most sophisticated planning tools lead to the same result: retirement has fast become a pie-in-the-sky dream. (Photo: iStockphoto / NNPA)
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Despite Dreams of Prosperity, Many African Americans not Financially Ready to Retire

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Caucasians didn’t lose as much wealth during the Great Recession and have recovered more of it, so white households now hold close to six times the wealth of African American or Hispanic households,” according to a recent MassMutual State of the American Family Study. […read more]

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The American Dream Lives! But…

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   The American Dream lives! It’s the current American reality that’s become a nightmare for millions upon millions whose lives, occupations and economic stability once seemed to embody it. A new survey released Thanksgiving week by the Washington Post and the Read More


Where is the American Dream?

By Gary L. Flowers NNPA Columnist     At the banquet table of nature, there are no reserved seats. You get what you take and you keep what you can hold.  If you can’t take anything you won’t get anything, and if you can’t hold Read More