Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Should You Hire a Lawyer Who Works on Contingency?

December 5, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are almost endless reasons you might hire an attorney during your lifetime, and you may find yourself engaging them pretty regularly. Perhaps you’re a business owner facing tax issues, you’re in the midst of a divorce, or maybe you’re part of a contested estate after a loved one has passed away. The reasons lawyers... [Read more...]

BET Bob Johnson & Donald Trump, Blacks Give the President-elect a chance.

December 5, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There was fury when former BET founder and financial mogul Bob Johnson urged African-Americans to give President-Elect Trump a “shot” and “the benefit of the doubt.” Johnson was lambasted with a slew of printable and unprintable epitaphs from many blacks who raged at him for daring to say such a thing. Johnson didn’t... [Read more...]

Best New Loan Options to Get Rid of Impending Burden.

December 5, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Credit cards carry this undeniable treacherous trait of delivering unpredictable bills at month ends. Even when you thought that all the purchases made were in line with necessities, the sum still does not add up when you get the bill. The situation is even direr for those who like to throw around credit cards for lavish deals... [Read more...]

I Taught Playwriting in a Prison & My Life Will Never be the Same: Documentation of Millennial African/Brown Griots.

December 4, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The audacity of this title is the impetus for the article you are reading. My limited experience teaching caged African/Brown men (ages 18-21) in prison is the why but not the what I am writing about. Yes, no free man with a conscience will enter a prison filled with his peers and exit guilt free. Nor will he leave without interrogating... [Read more...]

A Must-Read Guide to Starting a Shipping Company in 2017.

December 2, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When people think about modern startups, they usually think of modern technology. They imagine that most startups are going to concern themselves with games or cutting-edge hardware. If not those, then software, or websites, or strange new apps. People rarely give a thought to entrepreneurs who might want to start a business... [Read more...]

Common Financial Mistakes to Avoid when Purchasing a Home.

December 1, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Owning a home of your own is sure to be a dream come true. However, the cost to do so can be pricey. Studies indicate the average mortgage payment as of 2012 is $950 per month. You will need to take the time to prepare way in advance if you want to be a homeowner in the future. The key to making your dream become a reality... [Read more...]

Notes on the Greenspan Culture.

December 1, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Most Americans are ignorant to the history and impact of central bank policy in the US on the problems we are experiencing and have experienced before regarding our economy.  The first failure came when Alexander Hamilton introduced the concept of having a Central Bank in America right after the revolutionary war. His idea... [Read more...]

How You Can Use Student Loan Studies to Choose a College.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A new study is bringing attention to a growing problem in the United States: ever-increasing student loan debt. This study is unique in that it examines the average debt per student at more than 1,200 colleges and universities nationwide, giving potential students and their families the ability to closely evaluate the likely... [Read more...]

Bill Cosby, NBA Legend Marv Albert, Mainstream Media Loves One, Hates Other.

November 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Ent., News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week, I was watching some NBA games on TNT and one of the game’s announcers was famed broadcaster Marv Albert. He is considered by many to be one of the top announcers in all of sports history. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1997, the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association... [Read more...]

Why Some People Are Natural Born Mentors.

November 29, 2016 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When you hear the word ‘mentor,’ what comes to mind? Usually you think of someone who has been in your position, the one you find yourself in right now, and is able to offer words of inspiration and advice to help get you up and over any hurdles that might be standing in your way. We think of a mentor as an inspirational... [Read more...]

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