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How to Protect Your Finances When Love Is New

Key dos and don’ts—and major red flags that should never be ignored—in order to avoid…

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The Marijuana Business Just Got A Major Partner

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials

Microsoft partners with cannabis technology firm KIND Financials.

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African American-Led Virtual Reality Company Lands $23 Million in Funding

The Virtual Reality Studio, co-founded by Guy Primus, receives million in funding to create VR content

The Virtual Reality Studio, co-founded by Guy Primus, receives million in funding to create VR…

By Samara Lynn

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3 Ways to Invest $1,000

If you think investing is for the rich, think again

A survey by Prudential Research called The African American Financial Experience finds that one of…

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Breaking the Rules to Reach Retirement Goals

How a new approach to retirement investing is boosting their bottom line

“When you look at the social and economic realities of the day, particularly the fact…

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Michelle Obama Calls on Top Female Executives to Support Girls Education

FLOTUS makes it clear that advancing girls education is a life-long commitment of hers

First Lady Michelle Obama urges top female executives to support girls education at Fortune’s Most…

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Kerry, Mary, and Taraji Shine In Cool Music Commercial

#BlackGirlMagic in featured Apple commercial that aired during the Emmy's

From Tracee Ellis Ross to Kerry Washington, and Mary J. Blige who graced the screen…

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The Financial Pitfalls of Growing Up In Racial Isolation

There’s a price to growing up as ‘the only’ black

Psychologists and financial experts have observed, however, that if left unchecked, the coping strategies students…

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Anthony Davis To Sign NBA’s Richest Contract

He is the Pelicans' franchise player for the foreseeable future

Earning just over $23 million in the four years of his first contract, Davis will…

By Michael Tolbert

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Overcoming a Financial Disorder: What We Can Learn and How to Overcome

Mother and entrepreneur Daphne Mellody shares story; Experts tell how to get help

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When 38-year-old Daphne Mallory was a young girl, she and her family…

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First Black NBA Player Dies During Black History Month

Earl Lloyd’s basketball legacy remembered

Two NBA greats, Anthony Mason and Earl Lloyd passed away in Black History Month. Here…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Diversity in the STEM Pipeline

The New York Urban League hosted a panel to ensure flow

On Tuesday, Feb. 24, the New York Urban League hosted a panel and discussion on…

By Robin White Goode

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Want to Lower college costs? Make Your Kid go to Class!

Technology aims to help reduce the est. $31 Billion annual cost of skipped classes

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A few weeks ago, University of Indiana Sophomore, Andrew Havill was telling his father…

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Taking the Pain out of Changing Your Flight

Survival tips for weather-related flight cancellations

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2010 file photo, an American Airlines passenger checks the…

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Girl Scout Cookies Will Be Available Online

The group’s national organization approved the digital sales

Girls practice placing orders using Digital Cookie, a new addition to the Girl Scout Cookie…

By Jenisha Watts

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We All Need Advice: 

Staring a side business is scary, and most times this will be your first time stepping out on faith but you are not alone. Finding a mentor or someone who has already paved the way can be beneficial in your own success. He or she can offer advice on what mistakes to avoid and what steps to make to ensure success. "Don't be afraid,” says Speller. “Just do it."

The Career Advice You Rarely Hear…..

Your mindset determines your success

One of the many reasons why people get stuck in a job rut is they…

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10 Richest African Americans In Congress

A rundown of the U.S. politicians making the most money in the House

Check out this rundown of wealthiest black congressmen and women, based on figured compiled by…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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Power Women of the Diaspora: How Award-Winning Journalist Used Storytelling to Reinvent Career

Adaora Udoji’s curiosity led to career opportunities abroad

Award-winning journalist, Adaora Udoji recognizes the power of other people’s stories to help transform lives—even…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Ways to Reach Business Success Sooner

6 Ways To Take Your Career To The Next Level

These steps will ensure you boost visibility and results

If you’re a professional looking to take your career to the next level and never…

By Kandia Johnson

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Cool Jobs: Comic Illustrator Talks Art and Race in the World of Superheroes

Afua Richardson brings her life's experiences to each stroke of the pen

Afua Richardson is one of the talents of color making a name for herself in…

By Alan Hughes

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How To

T-Shirt Business

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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