African-American finances

We are talking retirement again this week, but from a different perspective. This morning, you are here to give us some tips for retiring single. Why? There are simply more people facing retirement without a spouse – either by choice, or because they are divorced or widowed. In 2015, for the first time in the […]

Mellody Hobson covers the importance having an emergency fund. Mellody: It may seem like it is simply common sense to save up some money for a rainy…

  Mellody is president of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and…

For iPhone:   Cyber Monday is big business. Last year, Americans spent over $1.7 billion online the Monday following Thanksgiving, an 18% increase over 2012,…

  Mellody is President of Ariel investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and…