Finance

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There’s still time to save! Taxpayers can deduct up to $14,000 per beneficiary in PA 529 contributions made by December 31 from their Pennsylvania taxable income on 2014 state tax returns. Married couples filing jointly can deduct up to $28,000 per beneficiary.

Just in time for the holidays, this interactive workshop will offer creative ideas for ways to give gifts that really build wealth for us personally and as a community. RSVP today!

Have you head about the NEW Black Power Movement and the BLACKOUT International Boycott that kicked off on September 8? The Blackout Coalition encourages people of African descent worldwide to participate in an international, economic protest every Friday to bring attention to supporting Black owned businesses and refusing to finance our continued oppression.

Be sure to join Nick Taliaferro and the 900AM-WURD team for our monthly Conscious Consumerism LIVE broadcast from Relish Restaurant on Sept. 24. Nick will trace the Progress Plaza success story with Wendell Whitlock and welcome several exciting guests!

Jamelle Bouie’s recent article in Slate, “The Crisis in Black Homeownership,” digests a study by researchers at Cornell University and Rice University about the sharp decline in median household net worth for blacks caused by the Great Recession.

Last April, as part of WURD’s Dollars & $ense financial literacy series, we presented an interactive panel discussion called Crowdfunding: How To Fund Your Big, Bold Ideas. Here’s a recap — plus, an encore presentation of the post-workshop resources!

Here, There and Everywhere – Stephanie Renee

The quest for a living space that says “Home”


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