Tag: Financial

debt, student, gap

Student Debt a Large Contributor to Racial Wealth Gap, Study Finds

A study by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) found student debt disproportionately affects Black people, leading to the large wealth gap between Black and white people. The report, authored by Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, Thomas Shapiro and Fernanda Escobar found that 20 years after starting college, the…

Prudential Invests in LeapFrog Talent Accelerator to Develop Leadership Skills for Emerging-Markets Companies

(Originally published on News.Prudential.com) It takes more than money to make a difference. It takes smart money. Prudential Financial, Inc. (No. 15 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list) made a $1.5 million cornerstone investment in the LeapFrog Talent Accelerator, a program designed to develop chief executive officers, C-suite executives…

2014 Market Outlook Is Hopeful

Steve Schmitt, CFP, MBA, is Senior Vice President Investment Officer with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC in Short Hills, N.J. Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, member SIPC, is a registered broker-dealer and separate nonbank affiliate of Wells Fargo & Company, No. 25 in the DiversityInc Top 50. Many may not remember, but…

Same-Gender Financial Crisis You Must Watch This

From marriage to children to death benefits, what do gay and lesbian couples need to know Wells Fargo has a long history of outreach to the LGBT community, but recently the company has developed an Accredited Domestic Partner Advisor program to specifically help LGBT people with their unique financial situations.Watch…

Diversity Management & Relationships: Currency for Your Career

Diversity management providedKaryn Twaronite a unique opportunity managing people that she couldn’t pass up. Shehad a choice: take on a major revenue-generating role at Ernst & Young or become the firm’s next Americas inclusiveness officer, the term it uses for its chief diversity officer. Starting in Diversity Management What made…