Lemony Snicket Author Says He’s Sorry for Making Racist Jokes

Daniel Handler known for his uber popular book Lemony Snicket, is trying to make amends for the racist joke he offered to the audience at the National Book Awards on ...

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Shanesha Taylor Fights For The Right To Spend Her Money

Arizona mom Shanesha Taylor has dominated the headlines as prosecutors work to bring her to justice for misusing monetary donations she received from public supporters. They claim the single mother ...

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Principal Supports Powderpuff Team in Blackface

Nothing good can come from a bunch of white girls with slathered black paint all over their faces. The image evoked all sorts of historical references that make any of ...

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Released Video Exposes Police Dishonesty in the Killing of Michael Brown

A new video released by Daily Kos proves that the Ferguson police were not accurate in their assessment of the distance between Darren Wilson’s SUV and the area where Michael ...

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Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson May Resign

Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, the unarmed teenager whose death has sparred a climate of unrest in Ferguson, MO. is contemplating leaving Ferguson PD ...

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A Rapper May Receive A Life Sentence Because He Released An Album

Brandon Duncan – who uses Tiny Doo as his stage name is a rapper whose album – No Safety might quite possibly land him in jail for life. The San Diego ...

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money and finance

Checking for a Sista: Stereotype or No Big Deal?

So one day I was online looking for some more checks. Crazy right, I mean who uses checks anymore? Well, apparently I do. And since my bank, I won’t say which one but let’s just say it’s in America, charges freakin, $22 for a box...

New Credit Reports to Reflect Time Series Payment Data

The way information appears on our credit reports is about to change. Soon consumers will see “Time Series Payment Data” on all reports. “Traditionally, credit card accounts on credit reports have contained balance information only as recent as your prior month’s statement, says John Ulzheimer,...

Build Good Credit Without Building Debt

Fact: someday you’ll need and want bigger things in life for as little money as possible, whether that’s upgrading to a condo or a car that’s completely you. You’ll need positive information in your credit files and a good credit score for that! The bad...

Coupled-Up: 3 Ways to Protect Your Finances When He’s Living With You

Love is looking and feeling real good. So good, in fact, that you both are also in love with the idea of letting him move in with you. Like the smart clutchette that you are, you’ve weighed the pros and cons, and conclude the pros...

I’ll Never Be a Baller

I went to college on a partial scholarship, a gang of loans, a wing and a prayer. Despite literally being the hope and dream of my hard working parents, I majored in a major that don’t make money. And now, nearly 10 years after graduating,...