Over the years, producer Chuck Harmony has worked with everyone from Celine Dion (â€œI Got Nothing Leftâ€), Mary J. Blige (â€œI Can Do Badâ€) and Janet Jackson (â€œLet Me Knowâ€) to Keri Hilson (â€œPretty Girl Rockâ€), Fantasia (â€œBittersweetâ€) and Ne-Yo (â€œOne in a Millionâ€). In that time heâ€™s seen overflowing budgets and newcomers blow their advances on expensive homes, cars and jewelry. In observing his colleaguesâ€™ ups, downs and pitfalls, Harmonyâ€™s views on finance, investing and, more importantly, how to save is very different than most. The creator of Los Angeles based Harmony House Entertainment shares a few of his financial tips for aspiring musicians and entrepreneurs with BlackEnterprise.com.
Anslem Samuel, Senior Producer, has been a culture critic and entertainment journalist for over 10 years. After a four-year stint as Culture Editor at The Source, the New York native became the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Ave, an independent quarterly publication that combined entertainment, social issues and politics. From there, he served as the Senior Editor for XXL magazine for three years before moving up the ranks to Digital Content Director for XXLMag.com. Also heading up an award-winning relationship blog, he now brings his lifestyle expertise to BlackEnterprise.com