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Study Says Home Ownership Doesn’t Build Wealth

Owning a home may help you save money, but it won't help you make money. Households are better off taking control of their finances than relying on fluctuating home values. That is the finding of a new study conducted by... Continue Reading →


WATCH: dFree Founder, Rev. DeForest Soaries, Holds Day-Long Livestream to Answer Tough Questions About Money

Dr. Deforest Soaries, author of Say Yes to No Debt: 12 Steps to Financial Freedom, speaks to churches and organizations around the country about financial freedom. His dfree® movement was profiled in the groundbreaking CNN docu-series “Black In America”, and... Continue Reading →

William Dudley’s Retirement Reflects Broad Turnover of Fed Leadership

A revamping of the Federal Reserve’s leadership is widening with the announcement Monday that William Dudley, president of the New York Fed and the No. 2 official on the Fed’s key interest rate panel, will retire next year. Just last... Continue Reading →

Chuck Bentley: Should You Have an Education Savings Account?

To learn Biblical answers to your financial questions, you can #AskChuck @AskCrown your questions by clicking here. Questions used may be lightly edited for length or clarity. Dear Chuck, I have 2 daughters that are only 2 years apart that are still... Continue Reading →

Equifax Hack Isn’t Over; More Risks Are Ahead

Long after the Equifax breach was announced, people were still struggling to freeze their credit reports as credit bureau websites failed, lured people to look-alike products or even redirected visitors to download malicious software. But that’s just the start of... Continue Reading →

More People Say Renting is Better than Buying as Homeownership Remains Low

Some 76% of millennials said renting is an affordable option, up more than 10 percentage points from a year ago A growing percentage of renters believe it is cheaper to rent than to buy a home, which helps explain why... Continue Reading →

Dow Jumps 190 Points, Hits New Record High

The Dow Jones industrial average rose sharply on Tuesday on the back of strong quarterly results from 3M and Caterpillar. The 30-stock index rose 190 points and hit an intraday record high. JPMorgan Chase shares rose 1.6 percent to break... Continue Reading →

Pastor Used Bribes in the Form of Church Donations to Help Take Over Local Credit Union

A Florida software engineer was sentenced to 16 months in prison on Friday after being found guilty of scheming to help an illegal bitcoin exchange avoid having banks and regulators look into its activities. Yuri Lebedev was sentenced by U.S.... Continue Reading →

Yellen Says Fed’s Extraordinary Policies May Be Needed Again

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is defending the central bank’s extraordinary efforts to fight the Great Recession and says they might be needed again. Yellen said in a speech Friday that the U.S. economy has made “great strides.” During the... Continue Reading →

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