What is a banking desert?

What is a banking desert? A banking desert is a census tract or neighborhood that has no bank branches within or within 10 miles of its center. Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have identified 1,214 banking…

Rediscover Egypt with the locals

“No cherubs, pearly doors or dining with Elvis and Jesus,” says Egyptologist Hala Sayed, my private guide for today. Glamorous movie star in a crisp blouse and white jeans, she explains that the ancient Egyptians imagined an afterlife that…