Preview B.E. Business Report: Food Network Stars Profit off their Culinary Passion

If you’ve never heard of Pat and Gina Neely, you either don’t watch television or you don’t eat! This week on an all-new Black Enterprise Business Report, host Caroline V. Clarke treats viewers to an inside look at how a $20,000 loan from Pat’s then 94-year-old grandmother began a multimillion dollar brand that now includes thriving eateries, on-line sales, television broadcasting and book publishing.

In this week’s Wealth for Life segment, personal finance expert Dawn Brown goes through the steps you need to shed your debt. From balancing your budget to approaching creditors with confidence, we’ve got all the bases covered.

The recent economic slump hasn’t bugged Entrepreneur of the Week Robert Caldwell.  As president of Ohio-based Acme Exterminating, Caldwell has managed to keep his company thriving by cutting costs, keeping clients happy and utilizing Internet savvy marketing. Plus, Christopher Williams, one of the 75 Most Powerful Blacks on Wall Street, offers advice on managing mergers and acquisitions; and tech guru Mario Armstrong shows off the hottest and most helpful apps.

Black Enterprise Business Report airs every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on TV ONE and in syndicated cities across the country.  Visit for local station and times.