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MIT Economist: While the White, Wealthy Few Are Thriving, the Rest of America Is Living In a Third World Nation

By David Love   Much these days is said of income inequality in the U.S., of the gaping, ever-expanding chasm that separates the haves from the have nots, the rich

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How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

    According to National Payroll Week’s 2015 “Getting Paid In America“ survey, 32% of Americans say it would be difficult to meet their current financial obligations if their next

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How Microlending Can Help You Start A Business

This is a smart way to get the funding you need for your startup by Black Enterprise If you want to start a business, you’ve probably thought of using your

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Yes, You Should Have A Will

~ By Michelle Hutchinson Most of us do not want to think about or face the fact of our own mortality. This aversion seems to become greater the older we

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M&T economist: Rochester economy improving

By Gary Keith,   This is the year that the Rochester economy will move back to a pre-recession level, said Gary Keith, chief economist at M&T Bank. Keith was the

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IT IS NOT TOO EARLY TO START PLANNING FOR THE NEXT TAX SEASON

By: Rosiland Brook Now is the time to plan for the next tax season and have a discussion with your tax preparer so that there are no surprises. The number

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NFL Players Association Just Launched This Major Fund for Startups

The NFL Players Association launched the OneTeam Collective to provide access to capital and licensing rights to startups by Carolyn M. Brown The NFL Players Association has launched the first

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Fear of Black Success

Could the Fear of Black Success Be Crippling Black-Owned Businesses? By Taylor Gordon For quite some time, leaders in the Black community have been urging people to support Black-owned businesses.

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5 Tips for Raising the First Round of Capital for Your Startup

by Carolyn M. Brown Black and Latino entrepreneurs are struggling for capital access. Companies with all-white founders receive a higher median investment from venture capitalists, according to  research from CB

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Trump Taj Mahal closes its doors in Atlantic City

  by Aaron Smith and Chris Isidore   @CNNMoney Donald Trump called it the Eighth Wonder of the World. Now it’s just another failed Atlantic City casino. The Trump Taj

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Bank Black Movement Is Making A Difference In Black Communities

Michael Grant     by Carolyn M. Brown The local and national efforts have led to a surge of deposits in several black banks, as #BankBlack fever has swept the country.

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Kobe Co-Launches $100M Venture Capital Fund for Tech, Media, and More

by Samara Lynn   The Wall Street Journal reports that retired basketball great Kobe Bryant launched a $100 million venture capital fund with entrepreneur and investor Jeff Stibel. Investments will

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10 Ways to Easily and Correctly Identify Your Target Customer

by Black Enterprise The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi,

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How to Get a Small Business Loan With Bad Credit

Here are some alternative loan sources for business owners with less than stellar credit scores by Carolyn M. Brown The fact remains that it’s harder for smaller businesses—even those with

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Killer Mike Challenges Michael Jordan: Send Air Jordan Profits to Black-Owned Bank

    by Kiersten Willis Atlanta Black Star reported Jordan donated $1 million to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and another $1 million to the International Association of Chiefs of Police’s