Saturday, October 20, 2018


Adam M Smith on What A Grand Jury is All About.

October 18, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last June I had a very in-depth conversation with the great legal mind Adam M Smith, a man who certainly knows his way around a courtroom. During our conversation one of the key things which I wanted him to explain to me was how a Grand Jury worked. Grand Juries are not something which we have back in the UK so I was very keen... [Read more...]

Why Your Small Business Must Always Monitor Online Reviews And Check People Who Write Them.

October 18, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a small business you really are like a small fish in a huge ocean and you must avoid a great many obstacles which have the ability to swallow you whole. It is exactly for this reason that so many new companies fail to make it past the 3 year mark, especially worrying when you consider that most companies won’t make a profit... [Read more...]

What Makes Arnon Dror The Success That He Has Become?

October 18, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you don’t know who Arnon Dror is then you really should, especially if you have any dreams of being successful in business. Dror is one of the best VPs in the business and used to work for industry giant Xerox as VP in Portland, Oregon, where he helped the company become a global giant. I have followed Arnon Dror’s career... [Read more...]

Contractors: Here’s How to Make Your Business Look More Trustworthy.

October 18, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Depending on the background of the prospective customer and their previous experience with other contractors, your business may have an uphill battle to get them to trust you. Reaching that point is often necessary to secure the first order – whether a trial order for a smaller task or a large job. Whatever you can do to help... [Read more...]

The Blues is Green.

October 16, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you think the blues is dead, you are dead wrong. Sure, Muddy has been gone since I was a fetus. B.B. recorded his last track several years ago. Buddy Guy is still touring, holding the genre together as an elder—-at 82 years young. Giants and icons aside, the roots music that is American blues, is growing in green profits,... [Read more...]

Wealth Builder Interview; Dr. C Shares Her Savings/Investment Successes.

October 15, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I interviewed one of my readers who is a California physician.  Let’s call her Dr. C.  She is blessed with two very bright and beautiful children and kind enough to share her money management journey and lessons learned. I share this interview as an opportunity for my readers to learn about other’s earnings, saving, and... [Read more...]

What happens when your attempts to use an Instagram influencer fail to work, and how do you know it is not working?

October 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you own a business, it is normal to want a wide reach, as much as possible. In that effort, you decide to open an Instagram account, and even hire an Instagram influencer to help you out. You may even decide to use a service that allows you to buy 50 likes on Instagram app – new services that help to boost your engagement... [Read more...]

Credit Rating Agencies Must Be Put On Notice.

October 9, 2018 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the housing market meltdown that led to the Great Recession. Is another crisis looming around the corner? Hopefully not, but it is worrisome that a decade later Washington is engaged in the same derelict behavior that caused the crisis. Government agencies are still issuing taxpayer... [Read more...]

What to Do When Your Savings are Not Growing Fast Enough.

October 8, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all want to live comfortably with some money left over for little luxuries when we retire. Chances are that you already have a 401K plan or pension account, and are hoping that the money you receive will be enough to cover your lifestyle and the inflation when you finally have time to enjoy life. Below you will find a few... [Read more...]

Do You Want To Crush The Middling 401-K Investors? Three Funds That’s All We Need!

October 7, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Years ago I worked for BP Oil and Gas.  BP had the best 401-K plan I have contributed to, matching seven percent of my salary, IF I contributed my seven percent.  Easy decision! But one thing I found interesting (the British usage) was the huge number of funds we had to select from.  It was well over 200 funds we could choose... [Read more...]

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