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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

5 Reasons To Promote Black Home Ownership In America.

February 10, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( After hitting a 50 year low in black home ownership during the housing crisis, the numbers are finally on the rise again. Still, nationally, a little more than 40% of African-Americans are home owners. Considering today’s market, we should be promoting black home ownership for many reasons including investing in our futures.... [Read more...]

What Shapes Modern Day America?

February 8, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Modern America has been hit by turbulent times. Since Donald Trump was elected at the beginning of last year, many have been the news reports that have dominated our information sources daily in relation to what once was the most powerful country on earth. While the economic crisis that started in 2008 and the strikingly high... [Read more...]

These Four Mental Sign Posts Will Predict Your Success.

February 7, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( What does success mean to you? How does success look? What have you been successful at doing? The truth is success means many things to many people. For one, success could be improving a bad test score; for another, it could mean just making it to graduation day. One thing we know for certain: success is relative. It’s possible,... [Read more...]

The Day Black Women Saved the World.

February 6, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Sista Talk

Tweet ( Reflections of a proud father: My daughter Kathryn, declared once she graduated from kindergarten, “girls can do anything dad; one day I’m gonna be a doctor!” I responded incredulously, you go girl!” I shall revisit this premise again at the close of this article. One need only look to the race for the Alabama Senate... [Read more...]

Why You Should Save AND Invest When Planning For The Future.

February 6, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Should you save or invest? The short answer is to do both. When you have enough money saved, you should invest some of it to grow your money at a faster rate. And, later, when you get a positive return on your investments, you should also save a portion of that money. Let’s take a look at how investments... [Read more...]

Congressional Black Caucus continues to undermine President Donald Trump.

February 5, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( President Donald Trump is exposing the haters. They were on full display at the president’s first State of the Union address, or SOTU, where Congressional Black Caucus members refused to acknowledge America’s recent major wins. The useless black Democrats wouldn’t applaud as President Donald Trump highlighted the booming... [Read more...]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Navigating Donald Trump Policies.

February 5, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( In the wake of a recent series of anti-consumer actions taken by Mick Mulvaney, the Trump-appointed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Acting Director, a bicameral call for accountability was released on January 31. Led by Congresswoman Maxine Waters of California and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, two other Congressional... [Read more...]

Boost Your Bank Balance: Legitimate Ways To Earn Income From Home.

February 5, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Most of us struggle financially at one time or another. Maybe you’ve had to cover a large bill, or your car has broken down. Perhaps you’re still getting over an expensive Christmas or an unexpected cost might have cropped up. It’s hard, and just about everyone (unless you’re very wealthy) experiences this at least some... [Read more...]

Tax Laws Have The Wealthy Relocating To Cheaper States.

February 4, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( By now you probably know that the 2017 Tax Act significantly limited the deduction of state and local taxes against your federal income.  For most Americans — particularly ones in low-tax states or states with no income taxes — these new rules will have little effect on your life.  For high-income individuals in... [Read more...]

One Of The African Male’s Greatest Curses – The Sport Of Football.

February 3, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Health, Money, News, Opinion, Sports, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( As white people around the country are gearing up to watch and cheer and boo for the football teams in this weekend’s “Plantation Bowl”, there’s a much bigger issue that’s been obscured from all the pregame festivities leading up to “The Plantation Bowl” and that’s the issue of the sport of football’s toxic... [Read more...]

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