Steve Bannon

The Black Entrepreneurs’ Conference Had A very Surprising Guest Speaker

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 08, 2017

Now this is a confusing headline: “Steve Bannon Delivers Keynote Address at Black Entrepreneurs’ Conference.” But that’ exactly what the title of the story,... Read More

John Legend

How John Legend is Supporting Former Inmates

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 07, 2017

Teresa Hodge isn’t just an entrepreneur, but a former inmate. And now she can confidently say she has help from John Legend. According to... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Business Organization to Host Women’s Entrepreneurship Seminar

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 04, 2017

If you are a woman who owns a small business based in Chicago, here’s good news. The Small Business Majority, in conjunction with Accion,... Read More

The Most Affluent African-American U.S. Neighborhoods, A List

The Most Affluent African-American U.S. Neighborhoods, A List

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 30, 2017

It isn’t all bad for African-Americans. According to a report released by The New York Times this year, there is a trend in upward mobility... Read More

Single Women Could Benefit From Investing More Into Finances, Report

Single Women Could Benefit From Investing More Into Finances, Report

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 22, 2017

On Tuesday, Fidelity Investments announced new research looking into the financial planning habits of single women in America. According a press release sent to... Read More

Report: 75 Percent of Millennials Have Experienced a Quarter-life Crisis

Report: 75 Percent of Millennials Have Experienced a Quarter-life Crisis

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 15, 2017

New research reveals that 75 percent of  those ages 25 to 33 have experienced a quarter-life crisis, according to a LinkedIn study. A life... Read More

Facebook Feature Aims to Help Small Businesses in the U.S.

Facebook Feature Aims to Help Small Businesses in the U.S.

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 09, 2017

On Thursday, Facebook introduced Facebook Community Boost, a new program designed to assist small businesses in the U.S. in growing, as well as equipping... Read More

Despite Making Six Figures, Black Earners Sill Feel Financially Insecure

Despite Making Six Figures, Black Earners Sill Feel Financially Insecure

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 08, 2017

Close to half of African-Americans with a yearly income of between 35,000 and 150,00 are financially stressed. Forty-five percent of Blacks are making more... Read More

Equal Pay Day

Things May Have Just Got Easier for Entrepreneurs in Chicago

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 07, 2017

Entrepreneurs in Chicago may have a reason to smile thanks to a new online lending portal. Black Enterprise reports that Chicago City Treasurer Kurt... Read More

Financial Educator Claims ‘4:44’ is Blueprint for Bridging Wealth Gap

Financial Educator Claims ‘4:44’ is Blueprint for Bridging Wealth Gap

by Shantell E. Jamison   Nov 02, 2017

A financial educator is hailing JAY-Z’s 4:44 album as the blueprint for bridging the wealth gap in America. Talk about being a fan. Ash Exantus aka... Read More