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Thursday, July 31, 2014


Business Funding Part III – 3 Basic Keys to Getting to Investors and Lenders to Consider Your Business.

July 30, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Your business needs money. You don’t have money. They have money. How do you get them to give it to you? Before we move on to how to get money from specific types of investors and lenders THIS IS A MUST READ TOPIC SO DON’T SKIP IT. Getting funded is really about sales. You may have not heard it put that way before... [Read more...]

Payday lending sector has new rules to clean up “rogue traders”.

July 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With effect from the 1st of July 2014 it has become much more difficult for rogue traders to operate in the payday loans market. Following the introduction of tough new rules by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the industry has seen the number of such lenders reduced by almost 50%. 70 of them simply failed to apply to the... [Read more...]

Part 2 – The 2 Ways Most Businesses are Funded, Which One is for You?

July 25, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the first Money Month articles we introduced the money month series and listed what we will be talking about.  In the last money month article I asked you the very serious question of, “Are you even ready to get funded?” If you are new to the series I encourage you to go back and read them so you can be up to... [Read more...]

How to Get Your Business Financed – Part 1: Are You Even Ready to Get Funded?

July 16, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you even ready to get funded? As a former business lender for one of the largest banks in the nation I can answer that question.  The question for most entrepreneurs is a big fat NO, you are not ready to get funded.  In my love hate relationship with entrepreneurs (mostly love, like 97.2% love) I have noticed a trend. ... [Read more...]

Top Tips for Digitising Your Records.

July 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you are trying to make the best possible use out of your limited office space and you have all sorts of old physical records taking up valuable room then digitising your records is an idea well worth looking into. It will allow you to reduce your paper usage and enable you to enjoy all the benefits of modern technology, as... [Read more...]

The Power of Power Talk.

July 5, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The recent gathering of serious, conscious, and intelligent brothers and sisters in Washington, DC on June 21, 2014, was so refreshing and stimulating. The event was called Power Talk One, and it was organized by Carl Nelson, radio talk show host par excellence, whose show is carried from 4-7PM weekdays on WOL-1450, in the District... [Read more...]

Discover the Secret to Building Wealth without Quitting Your Day Job.

July 1, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Anyone who wants to achieve personal wealth has to have a little hustle. Climbing the corporate ladder can help you make all the money you need, but if you’re still working on the first few rungs of the ladder, it’s a good idea to look at other ways you can boost your income in additional to relying on your current job.... [Read more...]

The Ten Commandments Of Black Economic Empowerment.

June 29, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’ve taught Finance at the college level for over 20 years.  I also learned more about Finance by the age of 25 than most experts learn in a lifetime.  But one of the funny things about stuffing all of this knowledge into my brain is that I found that being forced to align a series of very complex ideas almost always... [Read more...]

Starting A Relationship Is Like Starting A Business And Black People Are Failing At Both.

June 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When I wrote my book, Financial Lovemaking, I did it because I found that there are a huge number of similarities between money and love.   So, when teaching Finance to my students at Syracuse University, I would often explain financial concepts to them in ways that related to their day-to-day lives, not just the humdrum stuff... [Read more...]

Protected: Protecting your company cashflow.

June 25, 2014 by  
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