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What You Need to Know About Payday Loans

Pulling yourself out of the short-term debt spiral

The fact is, however, that many people rely on payday loans to make ends meet,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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science day

Science Day at JFK Features Lightweight Plane

Hundreds of NYC students meet clean-tech aviation pioneers and tour plane

On Wednesday, June 15, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle-, and high-school students…

By Robin White Goode

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tardisk

How to Easily Double Your MacBook’s Storage

TarDisk solves the tricky problem of upgrading MacBook storage in a unique way

Additionally, there are no tools required to install TarDisk nor need to open up…

By Samara Lynn

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HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers Selects Two Young Winners

Woman of Power is changing the narrative around African American accomplishment

The HistoryMakers, the largest national collection effort of African American video oral histories on record,…

By Robin White Goode

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vivian nixon

This Woman Went From Prison to Executive Leader of a Major Organization

Executive talks tips for helping formerly incarcerated millennials rejoin the workforce

Executive talks tips for helping formerly incarcerated millennials rejoin the workforce. 

By Kandia Johnson

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tech app

His Finance Tech App Won Half a Million Dollars for Its Simple Brilliance

Ace Callwood is the $500,000 man. Along with his partners, this tech entrepreneur launched Painless 1099, a tax solution for freelancers and independent contractors.

“The app provides independent contractors a way to focus on their work and avoid unexpected…

By Samara Lynn

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ESSA

Why Numbers Matter Under ESSA

States can easily subvert the law by keeping their numbers high

Although education has been termed the great equalizer, there is nothing equal about education in…

By Robin White Goode

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senior

#WellnessWednesday: Smart Senior Care Technology

Smart, Internet of Things technology can help senior citizens lead independent, fulfilling lives

The senior population aged 65-79 in 2030 is projected to be nearly one-third minority.

By Samara Lynn

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nate parker

5 things you didn’t know about Nate Parker’s ‘Birth of a Nation’

Nate Parker's goal is to reclaim our history and change the narrative with his new, award winning film, Birth of a Nation.

“This is the hardest thing I’ve ever done in my career. It was my desperate…

By Kali Wilder

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amanda brown

Director Amanda Brown Shares 3 Important Money Lessons

Family Financial Tragedy Shapes Filmmaker’s Lense

Starting my financial planning process early continues to give me multiple chances to get my…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black children

Why Education Is the Key to the American Dream

The Gates Foundation U.S. Program president writes an open letter to the next President of the U.S.

Unfortunately, a child’s odds of receiving a great education too often comes down to the…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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money

Make Financial Planning Part of Planning for College

College Gurl tells you the steps to take this summer

Use your downtime wisely.
Take the summer to prepare for the upcoming school year, especially if…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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tichina arnold

Tichina Arnold Talks Career Longevity

There is certainly no remorse for this career's survival

Find out what Tichina Arnold attributes to a longstanding career, and what she dreams she…

By Safon Floyd

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Real estate

Keeping It Real Estate

While African Americans have long known the benefits of home ownership, there is still much more to the real estate game beyond your home

Real estate investing is the art and science of buying real estate. African Americans have…

By Black Enterprise

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stocks

Along with STEM, We Need the Liberal Arts

Harvard prof says our collective consciousness is otherwise impoverished

Allen’s 2014 book, Our Democracy, was inspired by a night class she taught for 10…

By Robin White Goode

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office party

5 Ways to Throw a Healthy (But Deliciously Fun) Office Party

As the boss, lead your employees to better health with these office party options

Though the winter holidays are long gone, summer ushers in more office shindigs—and the extra…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Working Class

People of Color Will Be Majority Working Class by 2032

The changing face of the workforce

“While policies aimed at raising living standards for the working class are often conflated with…

By Stacey Tisdale

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MC Lyte

Golf and Tennis Challenge: MC Lyte Set to Light it Up

Poor Georgie, Paper Thin, Keep on Keepin’ On, Ruff Neck, Cha Cha Cha. You get it. Just be there.

Check out the hip hop icon, MC Lyte, as she rips the stage at the…

By Safon Floyd

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Venture Capitalists

Learning From Your Investors: Tips From 5 Top Venture Capitalists

Steve Ufford, founder and CEO of Trulioo, shares tips on how entrepreneurs can win over investors

There were more than 12,000 financial technology startups worldwide at the end of 2014, according…

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Employee Theft

How to Protect Your Business From Employee Theft

Did you know $50 billion are stolen from U.S. businesses every year by their own staff? Here's how to handle issues of employee theft

As a business owner, I have to say that statistics on employee theft are frightening.…

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How To

hire talent

How to Hire Talent That Will Complement Your Team and Culture

People make the difference. You can have incredible systems and procedures in place, the right software…

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grief

How to Deal With Grief While at Work

Regardless of where you live in the world, all of us in some way have…

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