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Monday, April 23, 2018

(Silicon Valley) Tech Giants And The White/Yellow Pages: An Object Lesson.

Tweet ( Remember telephone books? “The phone book” was once as ubiquitous and as essential a household item as the doorknob. Guides to all of the existing telephone numbers in one’s locality, they were published by “the phone company.” Each telephone book was divided into two sections: The White Pages and the Yellow Pages.... [Read more...]

Money Matters: The Key To The Liberation Of Future Generations Of Black America.

April 12, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The most assured path to financial success for anyone begins with the teaching of financial principles at an early age. The traditional pattern found within most Black households goes as follows, children are instructed that a collegiate degree paves the path to gainful employment. This antiquated strategy has largely expired... [Read more...]

Facebook Privacy Row: When you are Not Paying, You are The Product.

April 11, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg fired back at Apple CEO Tim Cook following criticism on Facebook privacy scandal. Zuckerberg tried everything to defend his company through newspaper ads, interviews, and blog posts. He even jumped into a war of words with Apple’s Cook. But one thing is clear from the Facebook scandal... [Read more...]

Start-up Guide: How To Ensure You Start On The Right Foot.

April 10, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Think carefully: have you got a great, awe-inspiring idea for a business? Creating a start-up is an incredibly exciting time and, hopefully, it will prove to be a rewarding and lucrative idea, but it can also be an extremely stressful and testing process. You hear many stories of new businesses failing early on, and this can,... [Read more...]

The Uhuru Movement – Actually, A Party Of The Black Bourgeoisie.

April 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Recently, a former member of The Uhuru Movement came out against the organization publicly on social media by exposing the rampant opportunistic greed, cronyism, misogyny, and extreme corruption that’s rampant in the organization. Here’s the former member’s actual post which has since been removed. “I tried to leave... [Read more...]

Short guide for getting rid of your student loans faster.

April 9, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Everybody agrees that loans are not easy to pay, regardless of their type. If we were to select a certain category, we could say that student loans are the most unpleasant. Somebody who has a debt caused by a student loan knows that the worst feeling is to realize that a big part of your paycheck has to go there. In addition,... [Read more...]

What Does Your Attitude To Wealth Say About You?

April 8, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Do you believe that money is bad, or wealthy people are corrupt and greedy? If this is your attitude toward wealth, you are probably sabotaging your financial success and possibly you are giving away money and trying to have as little as possible. Do you tend to hate receipts, bills and bank statements? These small things say... [Read more...]

Qualities You Should Look for In a Cryptocurrency Trading Platform.

Tweet ( The craze of Cryptocurrency is on the rise, and it doesn’t seem to stop. This explains why these currencies are getting more valuable by the second. If you want to try your luck with these coins, you better search for a reliable trading platform first. Following, we will suggest the important qualities you should look for... [Read more...]

Simple Things to Make You Happier At Home with Family.

April 6, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Did you know that the environment you’re in actually makes a difference in your mood? If your house has a great design, it’ll also have a really nice vibe. If your house has a nice vibe, your mood will be better. So if your house is rather plain, your mood will also be plain. You can do small and big house renovations like... [Read more...]

What a Difference a Director Makes at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

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

Tweet ( In 1959, the late Dinah Washington (1924-1963) won a Grammy Award for her R&B hit song, “What a Difference a Day Makes.” The song tells the story of how a blossoming romance dramatically changed life – for the better. Its last lyrics conclude that “the difference is you.” When I consider the steady stream of changes... [Read more...]

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