Attorneys may play a role in tracking clients toward different bankruptcy options based on race.
By Gwen Sharp, Sociological Images The New York Times recently reported the results of a study of racial disparities in bankruptcy filings. When filing personal bankruptcy, most people have two options: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. With Chapter 7, you have to turn over all non-exempt assets, which will be used to pay off as much of your […]
By Rhonda Abrams, Special for USA TODAY So, you always wanted to own your own small business? Dream of being your own boss? But you’re stuck in a rut. You’re still in a dead-end job with a boss you hate. Or you’re sitting on your couch at 11 a.m. wondering, “What am I doing with my life?” Well, […]
While many owners have been reluctant to raise prices for fear of alienating customers, they’ll be forced to do so to stay profitable, said Scott Anderson, chief economist of the Bank of the West.
By Joyce M. Rosenberg, AP BUSINESS WRITER Higher energy prices and borrowing costs make it more expensive than last year for Bill Savickas to operate his wholesale produce business — especially since it’s hard to pass the increases on to his customers. “No one wants to be the first in the industry to raise rates […]
The New American Chamber of Commerce Will Host Its First Annual Business, Real Estate & Wealth Building Expo BROOKLYN, February 27, 2018 ─ The Chamber Coalition ─ New American Chamber of Commerce (NACC), the African-American International Chamber of Commerce (AAICC) and the Hispanic-American International Chamber of Commerce (HAICC) ─ in partnership with Equity Smart Realty, […]
MARBLE HILL, Manhattan (WABC) -- Police are investigating after the manager of a Target store in Manhattan was held up at gunpoint while counting cash Monday morning.
BY ABC7 MARBLE HILL, Manhattan (WABC) — Police are investigating after the manager of a Target store in Manhattan was held up at gunpoint while counting cash Monday morning. It happened at the location on 225th Street in the Marble Hill section around 8:20 a.m. Authorities say the manager was counting the money in the safe […]