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The Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted the finances of many Black Americans, including student loan borrowers. Black college graduates owe an average of $25,000 more in student loan debt than white college grads, and over 50% of Black borrowers say their net worth is less than what they owe on student loans.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed a bill Wednesday to pay four historically Black colleges and universities $577 million to settle a 15-year legal battle to address chronic underfunding.

Yesterday, CBS This Morning teased an interview with Tim Cook in which the Apple CEO would be making a “big announcement” concerning not an Apple product, but a new initiative from the company.


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The post Secret Deodorant Launches Initiative For Women to Achieve Financial Fitness  appeared first on Essence.

Nearly 70% of millennial women have experienced financial abuse by a romantic partner. Let’s sit with this for a moment. This number means its highly likely that you know someone […]

The post “It’s Way More Common Than We Think” — This Attorney Breaks Down The Signs Of Financial Abuse  appeared first on Essence.

On Thursday, a New York grand jury investigating the circumstances surrounding a “hush money” payment to adult film actress Stormy Daniels before the 2016 election voted to indict Donald Trump. […]

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