The Ultimate Guide to Evaluating Your Financial Health

Photo: milkos via 123RF Financial health is an individual’s or household’s overall economic well-being. It is determined by evaluating income, expenses, debt, savings, and investments. It also includes assessing your ability to manage finances, plan for the future, cope with unexpected expenses, and achieve financial goals.   Assessing your financial health is vital for several reasons. It:


New children’s book teaches youth about Juneteenth

By Stacy M. Brown  NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Lavaille Lavette, a New York Times best-selling author, said her greatest satisfaction is telling stories about people, places, things, and events that everyone should remember. “Jayylen’s Juneteenth Surprise,” her most recent work, is a gorgeously illustrated “Little Golden Book” about a little boy’s first Juneteenth celebration.


Maryland Chamber Foundation’s externship program fosters collaboration between local businesses and educators to better expose students to livable wage careers 

By Megan Sayles AFRO Business  This July, roughly 23 local public school educators are set to participate in the Maryland Chamber Foundation’s Teacher Externship Program.  The four-week program, running from July 10 to Aug. 4, pairs high school teachers and counselors with leading Maryland businesses for hands-on learning experiences in industries associated with classroom

Treat Williams Dies: ‘Everwood’ Star Was 71 – Deadline

Treat Williams Dies: ‘Everwood’ Star Was 71  Deadline Treat Williams Dead at 71 After Motorcycle Accident  PEOPLE Treat Williams Dead: Cause of Death, Motorcycle, ‘Everwood’ – TVLine  TVLine Treat Williams Dead: ‘Everwood,’ ‘Prince of the City’ Actor Was 71 – The Hollywood Reporter  Hollywood Reporter Treat Williams, Star of ‘Everwood’ and ‘Hair,’ Dead at 71 Following Motorcycle Accident  Yahoo Movies