If you’re considering starting a business with your spouse, you might want to discuss a few things with one another to avoid ruining your relationship. So to get some insight on how to divide responsibilities and shut down work issues at home, we asked husband-and-wife co-founders Holly McWhorter and Bjarke …read more
The saddest stories among those who owe some of the $1.3 trillion in student loan debt are those of college dropouts. They took out loans to go to school, hoping for a better life. But without college degrees, many don’t find good jobs to help pay back these loans. …read more
Latham “Glow Maven” Thomas, founder of Mama Glow, has helped many women accomplish one of the greatest achievements in the world: giving birth to another human being.
Thomas, a mother, and graduate of Columbia University and The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, founded a doula and wellness service providing support to women …read more
Former footballers in the NFL Players Association recently sponsored a series of personal finance workshops for 30 metropolitan Detroit high school students.
The training, part of the Activate My Greatness four-part youth program, comprised two full Saturdays of formal and informal instruction in finance, including …read more
“I have always been an entrepreneur, even as a youth—from mowing lawns and delivering groceries as a teen, to selling laptop computers in my early 20s,” says Kenneth Kelly, president and CEO of Strativia, a national technical and professional services company.
Kelly, who hails from the corporate …read more
Recently, the House Republicans passed their tax plan, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The proposed tax bill is expected to be one of the most significant tax overhauls since 1986.
Republicans promise the plan will provide tax savings for the typical family, simplify taxes for millions of …read more
“She doesn’t need to prove who she is because she knows who she is. She knows the space she holds. She doesn’t have issue with and question her blackness. She doesn’t have issue with or question the importance of her role. There’s a sense of joy and ease about her.”
~Tracee …read more
Have you ever signed up for a gym membership and been really inconsistent about your attendance? What if you were charged for NOT going? Introducing Lazy Jar, the app that charges you a set fee when you choose to skip your workouts.
Finding a new job can feel like a long and daunting process. After applying for dozens of job openings, you can go days, weeks, and even months before actually hearing back from a prospective employer. If and when you are fortunate enough to be called in for an interview, meeting …read more
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police have arrested two people after the fatal stabbing of a New Jersey man who relatives say was trying to defend his 8-year-old son from being robbed.
Detectives arrested 19-year-old Nasir Day, of Newark, on Thursday, two days after police found 30-year-old Jose Malave in the …read more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Friday sent Congress a $44 billion disaster aid request that’s already under attack from lawmakers from hurricane-hit regions as way too small.
It’s quite an achievement to be the chief executive officer of a company, but what traits are necessary in order to hold the reins?
Following in the steps of your predecessor isn’t always the best course of action. You want to build your personal brand within …read more
LAS VEGAS, NV – NOVEMBER 07: Host Wendy Williams attends the 2014 Soul Train Music Awards at the Orleans Arena on November 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Earl Gibson/BET/Getty Images for BET)
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This year, BLACK ENTERPRISE celebrates the 45th anniversary of its roster of the nation’s largest black-owned businesses—The BE 100s. To commemorate the significance of this collective’s widespread impact on black business and economic development as well as American industry over four decades, we have presented 45 milestone moments. As part …read more
CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he’s been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy.
In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a change in him about three years ago and he …read more
HONOLULU (AP) — A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said he needed to plot and carry out his escape from a Hawaii psychiatric hospital to prove that he could behave properly out in the community.
Randall Saito told San Francisco television station KGO-TV in an interview …read more
Fantasia is back with a new album, a new record label and a fresh nationwide tour for the holidays.
The singer not only released her first yuletide album, “Christmas After Midnight.” The set doubles as the first project under her Rock Soul Entertainment banner via Concord Records.
She’ll support the project …read more
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