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Finance

How to replace lost or damaged documents in Louisiana

Recent hurricanes may have resulted in the loss of important documents, but there are ways to replace them. Birth and Death Certificates: Visit https://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/649, call 504-593-5100 or email dhh-vitelweb@la.gov. Louisiana Driver Licenses: Visit https://www.expresslane.org/Pages/default.aspx. Marriage […]

Business

Hardy named Southwest CEO

The board of directors for the $95 million Southwest Louisiana Credit Union has appointed president/CEO Ronaldo Hardy of the Lake Charles-based cooperative that serves more than 17,000 members. Hardy began his career in the financial […]

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Education

$20k to be awarded in scholarship

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is January 14, 2015. The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (also known as the Bill Gates Scholarship) awards scholarships each year to African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific […]

Finance

Your 2014 money solution starts now

IT’S THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAr and time for you to think about money. You have been told for years how to handle your money. You’ve been told: “Live within your means” “Pay yourself first” “Don’t rob Peter to pay Paul” “Save […]

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Finance

Current Policies to Blame for Wealth Gap Increases

MASSACHUSETTS—A NEW research study completed earlier this year at Brandeis University shows the dramatic gap in household wealth that now exists along racial lines cannot be attributed to personal ambition and behavioral choices, but rather reflects policies and institutional practices that create different opportunities for whites and Blacks. […]