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How This College Entrepreneur Juggles School and Business

William Murphy, an entrepreneur, and junior in college at Michigan State University was fed up…

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5 Ways Millennial Entrepreneurs Can Recharge in Memphis

Millennial entrepreneurs are flocking to Memphis to wind down

Have you been slaying your business goals, and need an extra dose of creative inspiration?

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Millennial Accountant Offers Advice on Leaving Your Corporate Job and Starting a Business

"Don’t quit your day job if you can’t go a year or more without a paycheck"

Wilson has his own accounting practice, The WII Group, LLC. He shared his experience launching…

By Charlene Rhinehart

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Jotaka Eaddy VP of Policy, Strategic Engagement & Impact (Image: LendUp)

Jotaka Eaddy Takes on New Role as Vice President of Policy, at LendUp

She's working to improve economic opportunities for those facing financial instability

Eaddy will work to advance policies and partnerships that improve economic opportunities for millions of…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Interview: Pretty Ricky’s Spectacular Makes Money Moves with Adwizar

With hundreds of clients and billions of impressions, Spec has a very successful social media agency

With over hundreds of clients and billions of impressions, Spectacular has a very successful Social…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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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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The Source’s Interview with a Black Enterprise Editor about Being a Millennial Digital Journalist

"We talk about social issues from a millennial perspective in a very raw way"

Selena Hill is the walking definition of today’s journalist. She is an African-American woman, millennial,…

By Selena Hill

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‘Hamilton’s’ Miranda, Music, and Mobile Equals Business Marketing Magic

Marketers can take a cue from Broadway in time for a new mass market

Brands can take cues from creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and boost marketing strategies with music and…

By L Michelle Smith

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Why We Need to Connect College and Career

New report from the Georgetown Center calls for greater transparency so students can choose knowledgeably

Having ready access to this data could significantly help all students, but especially African Americans…

By Robin White Goode

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A Checklist to Optimize and Manage Your Professional Online Presence

Remember: your social media activity creates your online brand

Your online presence is just as important as your résumé. If you’re ready to attract…

By Kandia Johnson

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Millennial Savings Trends: Coupon-Saving No Longer a Granny’s Game

Report finds that young professionals making competitive salaries still love a good bargain

Coupon cutting used to be a thing of stay-at-home-moms’ past or your granny’s favorite hobby…

By Janell Hazelwood

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financial abuse

New Survey: Millennials Are Likely Targets for Financial Abuse or Infidelity

Research shows that most millennials have been the victim of financial abuse by a romantic partner

A hearty 60% of millennials proclaim that their significant other has concealed debt and taken…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Poll: The Millennial Palate Prefers Fast and Mobile Eats

This generation prefers a meal with a side of tech-infused convenience

When it comes to satisfying taste buds and dining, eateries like Five Guys, the Cheesecake…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Must-Read New Business Book for Millennials: ‘Focus in Action is Great Leadership’

A new book outlines what it takes for millennials to develop into powerful business leaders

Focus in Action is Great Leadership: 10 Tenets of Leadership & Professional Excellence” helps build…

By Preston Charles

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9 Ways Millennials Can Protect Themselves From Scams

This generation is more at risk to lose money than any other age group of consumers


When it comes to scams, millennials are a bulls-eye target for con artists.

By Jeffrey McKinney

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iONE Digital Acquires Madame Noire, and Hip Hop Wired Websites

The acquisition solidifies the company as one of the largest players in the African American media space

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In a move that solidifies iONE Digital as one of the largest…

By Lisa Fraser

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These Mistakes Turned the Fyre Festival Into the Shea Moisture of Event Planning

If your goal is to plan a successful event for your small business, DO NOT emulate the actions of Fyre Festival's organizers

Remember that whole bit Dave Chappelle did about the validity of celebrity opinions in his…

By Samara Lynn

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School Loan Payments Got You Down?

The Employer Participation in Repayment Act may incentivize your employer to help

Millennials currently make up a third of the American workforce, and that number is quickly…

By Robin White Goode

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Survey: Millennials Are Surprisingly Traditional When it Comes To This

How do millennials approach real estate in the digital age?

Recognized as the most digital savvy generation in U.S. history, millennials are well known for…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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La Vesha Parker

Day In The Life: Meet Etsy Software Engineer La Vesha Parker

Meet La Vesha Parker, a Software Engineer at Etsy located in Brooklyn, New York. See…

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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