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Monique Woodard

7 Best Venture Capitalists for Black Entrepreneurs

These venture capitalists are not only some of the top investors but many of them…

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Pressure Increases for More Tech Firms to Tie C-Suite Exec Bonuses to Diversity Goals

Socially conscious investment firms say their clients make more revenue with diversity

Last year, Microsoft announced that its executives’ bonuses would be determined on whether that executive’s…

By Samara Lynn

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Is Your Kindergartner Learning About Stocks?

At Ariel Community Academy kindergartners do, and fourth graders invest in the market

Where can a kindergartner learn about stocks and fourth graders learn about investing? At Ariel…

By Robin White Goode

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The State of Technology and Culture (Image: Cross Culture Ventures)

Cross Culture Ventures Invests in Technology to Assist with Modern Day Parenting

Startups evolve to accommodate the needs of this new demographic

As new roles evolve, start-ups have evolved to accommodate the growing needs of this new…

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Equity Crowdfunding - multicultural hands raised with dollars to invest

The Best New Way for African Americans to Invest In or Start a Business

A guide to equity crowdfunding

Professors, politicians, and prognosticators have—for years—implored the black community to “take all the money you spend…

By Brandon Andrews

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truCrowd Illinois CEO Florence Hardy - Equity Crowdfunding

Black Female Crowdfunding Executive On Opportunities for Black Founders

The Howard University grad on opportunities for black investors and entrepreneurs

truCrowd Illinois CEO Florence Hardy shares her thoughts on equity crowdfunding and the opportunities for…

By Brandon Andrews

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Funderdome - Tara Darnley - Yummy Mitt

Mamapreneur Invents Innovative and Eco-Friendly Baby Teething Solution

The self-professed "introvert entrepreneur" just landed $20,000 in funding for her invention

Tara Darnley pitched her Yummy Mitt teether on Steve Harvey’s Funderdome, winning $20,000 for her…

By Brandon Andrews

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Spendwith (Image: C. Jibril Sulaiman II)

Spendwith Is Allowing You to Become An Investor

Title III, Regulation CF rules, allows a private company to raise money from anyone through equity crowdfunding

Not only is the company allowing its users to spend with culturally relevant companies, but…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Kito Johnson

Million-Dollar Real Estate Broker and Investor Shares How to Build a Real Estate Empire

Kito Johnson discusses entrepreneurship, real estate, and bouncing back after the 2008 economic crisis

Kito Johnson talks to Black Enterprise about his faith, family, failed businesses, and recovering from…

By Chanel Martin

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financial mistakes

3 Monumental Financial Mistakes People Make Before They Turn 50

The saying that youth is wasted on the young may be especially true when it comes to saving for retirement

“Too many people wait way too long to start thinking about how much they will…

By Selena Hill

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Serena Williams Invests in Superfood Startup Daily Harvest

The tennis champ's latest investment is in a startup that aims to make healthy eating more convenient

For Serena Williams, boss moves are habitual, both on and off the tennis court.Williams—along with Gwyneth…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Top Technology Investments to Make

The hottest tech trends for investors, right now

For most investors, technology investments are one of the most appealing industries to focus on. It has…

By Samara Lynn

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women investors

Surprise, Surprise Women Investors Are Outperforming Men

New Fidelity survey shows that the ladies are earning higher returns

If you thought men had a leg up on investing, you’d have been wrong. Turns…

By Alisa Gumbs

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Digital Gold: The ABCs of Bitcoin

Bitcoin expert Edwardo Jackson on how the digital currency can create black wealth

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“People liken it to digital gold,” says Edwardo Jackson, an author, entrepreneur, and…

By Samara Lynn

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savings

Put to Use These Savings Vehicles That’ll Drive You Home

Learn to better manage your savings by understanding the difference between money market accounts, certificates of deposit, and government bonds

Savings can be a challenge for some consumers but there are other ways to save…

By Cameka Smith

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say never

6 Reasons to Say ‘Never’ When It Comes to Your Money

For most things in life, you should never say never. But there are some things you should never do with your money.

For most things in life, you should never say never. However, there are some things…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Financial Advisor

Looking For A Financial Adviser? Watch For These Red Flags

If you see these signs when looking for a financial adviser, keep a tight grip on your money. And run.

You’re looking for a financial advisor, and you’ve met an impressive candidate. Here are signs…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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reality check

5 Reality Checks You Must Face to Fix Your Finances

One of the challenges of financial education is trying to get through to people who think the rules of smart money management do not apply to them.

Time to get real: You are NOT the exception to the rules of building wealth.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Should You Focus On Reducing Debt, Saving Or Investing?

It's a trick question: Everything you do with your money is an investment. But debt reduction is one of the best you can make, with guaranteed returns.

Should you focus on debt reduction, saving or investing? It’s a trick question. Everything you…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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millennials

3 Money Habits Millennials Should Practice Now

Smart financial habits that your future self will thank you for

Find out the essential money habits millennials should practice now to help build their nest…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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