Wealth Wednesdays

The wealth gap and expanding wealth inequality are troublesome for the African-American community. The median household net worth for whites was $110,729 in 2010, versus $4,995 for Blacks, according to the Census Bureau. In this new personal finance section, presented by Fifth Third Bank, BET.com will do its part to help shrink the gap and help African-Americans save and grow wealth. Check back every Wednesday for more information on credit, debt, saving and investing and the path to successful homeownership — all strategies that will help you grow your wealth and help build a solid financial legacy for generations to come.