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Blackonomics: Can I get an amen?

Blackonomics: Can I get an amen?

| November 15, 2015

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist On Dec. 3, 2015 the Collective Empowerment Group (CEG), formerly known as the “Collective Banking Group (CBG) of Prince George’s County and Vicinity,” will celebrate a milestone achievement: Its 20th Anniversary. The CEG was established in 1995 by 21 churches, in response to discrimination and mistreatment by banks, some of […]

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Overdraft fees still problem for consumers

| July 9, 2013

A new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finds that overdraft fees continue to pose high risks to consumers, despite recent regulatory changes. The report focuses on the dreaded overdraft charge, the fees banks and credit unions collect for covering customer transactions that exceed checking account balances.

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Money talk falls on deaf ears

| April 17, 2013

BLACKONOMICS By James Clingman | Understanding its power and the role it plays in this economy, money speaks loudly and clearly, and black money speaks even louder. But what does it say?

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