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By Sandy Smith On Monday, January 27th, 2014
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Black Unemployment Decreased…Or Did It?

According to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for African Americans fell from a shocking 16.9% in 2010 to 11.9% as of December 2013.  The 5% decrease in the unemployment rate More...

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African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study