Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access

CFPB Makes Move to Support Payday Lenders During Black History Month

The federal agency with a designated mission to provide consumer financial protection took an about-face to protect predatory lenders instead of consumers on February 6…

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Entrepreneurs Create a Company That Provides Ultimate Convenience Traveling With Young Children

Enjoy the luxury of not having to pack an over-stuffed diaper bag or worry about leaving an essential child care item at home.

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HBCU Grad Turned Multi-Million Dollar Real Estate Investor Launches New Online Course

Will Moss is based in Columbus, Ohio, but he is known across the country as a real estate boss. He owns a multi-million dollar real estate portfolio…

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Eight Apps to Get Your Budget Right

Managing (and saving) money can seem like the ultimate chore. With each paycheck, we promise ourselves to get our finances in order, pay down debt and not make any of the bad spending decisions…

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IN MEMORIAM: Black Business Advocate Aubry L. Stone Remembered

He fought tirelessly to secure economic opportunities for African Americans throughout the state and beyond and now, after a long battle with cancer, he’s at rest.

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Supreme Court Hears Important Civil Forfeiture Case

An analysis by the Southern Poverty Law Center found that while federal forfeitures totaled $93.7 million in 1986, this revenue grew by more than 4,600 percent – to $4.5 billion a year – by 2014.

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How To Tackle Trust Issues  In Your Family Business

60 percent of family wealth disappears because of a lack of communication and trust among family members, and this can be especially true when the person who built a thriving family business retires or passes away.

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Capital Access is the Key to our Economy

Fortunately, we have discovered one of the best explanations on what it is and how to take advantage of it. We want to share this valuable explanation.

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What if Black Professional Athletes Respected Black Economic Empowerment?

Oh, what a wonderful world this would be for Black communities throughout our nation. We, as a people, have over $1.3 trillion (T) in annual spending. However, our Black-owned businesses account for over $183 billion.

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Three Tips For Finding Your Career Passion And Running With It

Abby Sutton didn’t know it yet, but her career plans were fated to veer off in a new direction the moment she signed up for a college class in Russian fairy tales. Sutton is now an account strategist for Google.

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Handful of Billionaire Families Grab Nation’s Wealth for Themselves, New Report Details How

“Because of changes in tax law and aggressive use of trusts and tax dodges, we are now witnessing a resurgence of dynastic inherited wealth,” Collins of IPS observed in an op-ed for Common Dreams on Tuesday.

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The State of Lending in Communities of Color

New research that measures how well banks serve communities found that America’s access to banking expanded from 2015 to 2017 – except when it comes to more than 53 million Black and Latinix consumers or others with low incomes or less education.

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New Book Revealing the Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurship

Curtis said: “I’m here to share the strategies to take action to create a thriving business that will provide lifestyle and financial independence.”

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Fails to Forgive

As of June 2018, more than 1.2 million student loan borrowers requested to be certified, with 890,000 ultimately certified eligible. 28,000 applied for loan forgiveness, thinking that they had met the 10- year payment and employment requirements.

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Tips For Overcoming ‘Hidden Growth Killers’ That Harm Your Business

A key part of any CEO’s or entrepreneur’s role is to make the “right” decisions, and then ensure they are enacted to advance the business. Yet their decisions and actions often miss the mark, frustrating the achievement of their aspirations.

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This Web Site Keeps Black Entrepreneurs Empowered and Inspired Like Never Before!

When Dante Lee, a 37-year old veteran entrepreneur, launched BlackBusiness.org a few years ago, his goal was simple. He wanted to create a blog that would inspire Black entrepreneurs with relevant news, success stories, and valuable resources.

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Pharmacy Program Offers Career Insights to Underrepresented Minorities

Designed to engage underrepresented minority (URM) high school students interested in science/ technology/ engineering/ math or healthcare careers, PharmDamentals featured a panel discussion and question-and-answer session with three MUSC pharmacy alumni…

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How Black Couples Are Stopping The Money Argument

Serena Williams is shedding light on a topic few know anything about. It is a form of domestic abuse called financial abuse. Reports indicate 99% of domestic abuse cases involve some sort of financial abuse.

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Economic Equity

Expanding Equal Access