@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com National News  — The president’s daughter Ivanka Trump, Small Business Administration leader Linda McMahon and presidential economic advisor Dina Powell met with business owners in Baltimore on Wednesday. The meeting at the Greater Baltimore Urban League included a roundtable discussion on urban entrepreneurship. Few details about the meeting have been released but Marc […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Business Headlines — The economy was top of mind as President Barack Obama held his last press conference of the year. On Friday afternoon, he opened his remarks at the White House by talking about the economy. President Obama touted his successes in lowering the skyrocketing unemployment rate over his two terms taking it from almost ten percent […]

@KwellsComm PraiseIndy.com Economic Headlines Click the media player below and take a listen to get the latest in business that may impact your work week and pocketbook in my PraiseIndy report: # (@PraiseIndy) # : KimWellsMedia : 061316 Send your press releases, news tips and show requests to me at the station three ways: Email: kwells@radio-one.com,  Phone: 317-923-9696 x 509 […]

Twitter has heard your angst and is responding by getting ready to give users more space for longer messages.  According to a report by Bloomberg News, the social media company will soon stop counting links and photos as part of its 140-character limit on messages. The change is designed to give users more flexibility. How soon? Bloomberg […]

Three major Hollywood studios have decided to back an online movie ticketing app to make it easier for you to get your tickets for your next showtime.  Fox, Disney and Lionsgate are showing their support for Atom Tickets in the form of $50 million. The startup is meant to make it easier specifically for groups […]

In today’s #YourMoneyMatters report, it’s all about earning and jobs. You may be looking for a job or simply want to make a career move and today could be your lucky day for opportunity. There are two job fairs taking place on Wednesday and job seekers are invited. Indiana’s Seventh District Congressman, Andre Carson, is hosting his “6th Annual […]

As kids head back to classrooms all across Indy and the nation, a staple of kids lunches–and maybe yours–has been recalled. Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of its single-wrapped American cheese slices due to possible choking hazards. The company announced Friday that a thin strip of the film from that wrapper could remain stuck to […]

Hot on the heels of one local grocery chain, Double 8 Foods, announcing a closure that put 40 employees out of a job, comes news today that another grocery chain is expanding and providing economic opportunity. Kroger is opening several stores here in Indianapolis. Spokesman John Elliott said 1,200 new hires will be needed to […]

In a move that will likely increase food deserts in inner-city Indianapolis, local grocery store chain Double 8 Foods, formerly known as Seven Eleven Supermarket, abruptly went out of business Thursday morning. The family-owned and operated business had been operating on Indianapolis’ north side for the past 58 years serving and catering to mostly shoppers […]

Another major U.S. bank is being reeled in and penalized for running scams that cost you, the consumer, big bucks. Click the media player below to listen to today’s #YourMoneyMatters Report with Kim Wells to see what Citibank is accused of, who’s protecting you and how much they must pay in restitution… (Source: Wire–Mimi Chiahemen contributed […]

Teen Unemployment Opportunity Fair Friday Evening In Indianapolis Jun 12, 2015, 01:15 PM ET By Kim Wells News Anchor-Radio One/Indianapolis More from Kim, here. Follow Kim on Twitter: @kwellscomm Improving the economics of our community’s youth is on tap this evening as a part of a collaborative effort of community partners. Our youth want summer jobs and […]

If you’ve used your credit card to buy hair or nail care products in the last few months, you may want to pay attention. For a second time in a little more than a year, major beauty supply company Sally Beauty Supply says its payment card system has been hacked. Officials with the beauty retail giant said Thursday morning they now have […]