City of Stockton Heading to Bankruptcy Court

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STOCKTON – By outward appearances, Stockton, a city of nearly 300,000 on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, seemed in the mid-2000s to be emerging from decades of struggle. Next to its gleaming downtown waterfront _ a window to the West’s largest fresh-water estuary _ a beautiful new $46 million glass hockey arena rose in 2005. […]

More Black Women Going Bankrupt: What Can They Do?

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NATIONWIDE – Research has long shown that there is a huge financial gap between whites and Blacks in America. Earlier this year, the Ariel Education Initiative revealed that African Americans are eroding their retirement savings at a much higher rate that other demographics. The report showed that many African-Americans are withdrawing money for unexpected emergencies, […]