Black America's Financial Wellness: Deconstructing the Variables for Differing Populations

The American College of Financial Services
Life and Health Advisor
April 6, 2021

In the past year, many in America from the average citizen to those in corporate boardrooms or offices have become much more familiar with the plight of Black Americans and the systemic issues of racial and wealth inequality they face when trying to make a living and get ahead. While the Black community faces many obstacles in achieving this equality, research shows it has been able to draw strength from several traditional sources as well.

Assistant Professor and Director of Financial Literacy Timi Joy Jorgensen elaborates on this phenomenon with new research in her white paper, Black America’s Financial Wellness. Read some of the takeaways in this write-up from Life and Health Advisor.