Tag: Tiaa

economic divide

America’s Biggest Companies Profit Despite Massive Layoffs; MacKenzie Scott Donates $4.1 Billion to Charity; and More

America’s biggest companies have profited greatly from the coronavirus, even as they drastically cut their workforce. In the ultimate example of the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer, a new Washington Post survey has revealed that between April and September, 45 of the 50 most valuable publicly traded…

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‘Irreversible, Sustainable Change’: DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson Delivers Keynote on Disruptive Leadership at INROADS Summit

During INROADS’s 50th Anniversary Diversity Summit, which took place Nov. 4-6, 2020, DiversityInc CEO Carolynn Johnson delivered a virtual keynote address on the power of disruption to create irreversible, sustainable change. Her speech conveyed why diversity, fairness and equal access are relevant to business leaders — and society as a…

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3 Powerful Career Advice Tips for Women in Tech

Working as a woman in tech can have its challenges, especially since the industry is still male-dominated.  Though women make up half (50%) of all U.S. workers in STEM occupations, according to research, however, Black and Hispanic workers continue to be underrepresented in the STEM workforce. Black professionals represent only…

banks, committee

Committee on Financial Services Finds Need for Transparency, Improvement in Large Banks’ Diversity Practices

The U.S. House Committee on Financial Services under congresswoman Maxine Waters issued a report this month that summarizes the Committee’s review of the diversity and inclusion practices in the U.S.’s largest banks. It found that although banks and other financial services firms tout their diversity and inclusion policies, the sector…

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TIAA: Howard University Event Focused on Solving Financial Challenges, Building Economic Strength of African American Community

TIAA and AARP sponsored event featured industry experts, including CBS National News Correspondent, Michelle Miller. Originally published on tiaa.org. On January 31, Howard University convened an important event focused on enhancing the economic strength and financial wellness of African Americans. The event, sponsored by TIAA and AARP, brought together industry…

financial literacy

Report: Black Americans Have High Financial Literacy In Some Areas, Scored Lower In Others

Financial literacy is strongly connected to financial success. Saving for retirement, multiple streams of income and smart management of debt are all factors in a stable financial life. But a study published recently by the TIAA Institute and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the George Washington University…