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Thursday, October 23, 2014


A Short Guide to Choosing Your POS System.

October 17, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you are setting up your business, you have to think about investing in a new POS system. However, there are so many different software and hardware systems available; choosing one become a little confusing and very overwhelming. How do you choose a POS system that will suit your individual requirements? Understand Your Requirements... [Read more...]

Bank Robbery in Reverse.

October 15, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Remember the old movies where the outlaws robbed banks for a living, or the gangsters did “bank jobs” as they moved from town to town? Noted bank robber, Willie “The Actor” Sutton is said to have responded to the question, “Why do you rob banks?” by saying, “Because that’s where the money is.” Indeed, banks... [Read more...]

New business spawns new word from enterprising entrepreneur Seneca Brookins.

October 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What’s in a name? Everything says Seneca Brookins, a positive young brother from Detroit’s Corktown community. And that is why he has given his company a most unique name. The subject of a recent feature in the National Association for the Self Employed (NASE) trade publication, “Self Informed,” Seneca is the founder... [Read more...]

Six Tips Helping Professionals Take Leaps of Faith.

September 30, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a former Marine, cancer survivor and highly successful serial entrepreneur, I’ve learned a thing or two about risk. If you’re happy languishing in a gelatinous pool of indifference and stagnation then, by all means, keep doing what you’re doing. If you’re ready to take a leap and change things for the... [Read more...]

Will Righteous Anger Lead You to Finally Stand-Up?

September 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What if someone broke into your house and stole your money and other valuables, would you be angry? Of course, you would! What if you came to know the identity of the thief, not due to an investigation, but because the thief did not hide his identity and left glaringly clear tracks. Would you take action that would expose the... [Read more...]

The One and Only Economic Solution to Our Problems.

September 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Many times we’ve read articles that talk about the many problems in our community. But seldom do we hear about the solutions to them. Well I’m here to tell you about a solution that has the potential to solve them. I say potential because we have to make a commitment in order for it to work. Let me say right away, it cost... [Read more...]

Putting Our Dollars Under Arrest.

September 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Here’s an intriguing concept: Arrest the Black dollar. Say what, Jim? You read it correctly. We should arrest our dollars and charge them with neglect. Put them on trial, call the witnesses to testify against them, and convict them of crimes against Black People. Sentence them to a minimum of five years hard labor with no possibility... [Read more...]

142,000 Jobs Created in August – It is not Enough!

September 16, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black people in this country are in dire straits due to these low job creation numbers and almost seven years of double-digit unemployment. This economy needs to create 250,000 to 300,000 jobs monthly to handle the current demand for employment and provide jobs for new entrants into the labor force.  Blacks are a resilient people.... [Read more...]

Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson: An Honest Face of Racism in Atlanta.

September 9, 2014 by  
Filed under Business, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A two year old email was leaked and all hell broke loose over the weekend as Atlanta Hawks majority owner Bruce Levenson was found to have made some racist comments in correspondence to General Manager Danny Ferry and two other members of the team’s ownership group. Levenson complained that the games were attended by too... [Read more...]

How You Think About Money Depends on Your Age – The Investment Life Cycle.

August 31, 2014 by  
Filed under Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I’m not out doing what I do everyday (whatever that is), I am a Finance Professor in my spare time. So, in order to utilize all the years of spending countless hours every single day studying the intricate details of financial and statistical theory, I thought I’d give some advice on something that is known as “The... [Read more...]

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