Byron Allen on Buying The Weather Channel: ‘I Don’t Want to Play in the Negro League’

Byron Allen on Buying The Weather Channel: ‘I Don’t Want to Play in the Negro League’

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 13, 2018

Three months ago, in a move many of his fans and followers didn’t see coming, media mogul Byron Allen acquired The Weather Channel for... Read More

Mellody Hobson

Mellody Hobson Becomes Vice Chair at Starbucks

by Teddy Grant   Jun 05, 2018

Mellody Hobson will become vice chair at Starbucks once chairman Howard Schultz steps down from his post at the end of the month, Black... Read More

We Buy Black: Top Black Businesses You Should Support

We Buy Black: Top Black Businesses You Should Support

by Teddy Grant and Christina Santi   Jun 01, 2018

EBONY wants you to buy Black. A study by Nielsen—a global information and measurement company that gathers data on what people watch, buy and... Read More

5 Strategies for Keeping Student Loan Debt Down

5 Strategies for Keeping Student Loan Debt Down

by #TEAMEBONY   May 30, 2018

Student debt is a real problem. According to reporting from Forbes, total student debt in the United States adds up to roughly $1.3 trillion,... Read More

7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

by #TEAMEBONY   May 17, 2018

Spring is here  and it’s time to give your house—including your financial house—a good spring cleaning! Getting your finances under control can help set... Read More

Amazon

Amazon Commits to Include More ‘Women and Minority’ Candidates in Board Search

by Teddy Grant   May 14, 2018

Amazon is making changes to its search for members of its board. The company announced in a public filing on Monday that they will... Read More

Oprah

Oprah’s Stake in Weight Watchers Balloons to $400 Million

by Teddy Grant   May 09, 2018

Oprah Winfrey’s investment in Weight Watchers two and a half years ago is paying off. The lifestyle company reported last week strong earnings and... Read More

Arlan Hamilton, black Female

Venture Capital Firm Launches $36 Million Fund to Invest in Black Female Founders

by Teddy Grant   May 08, 2018

The founder and managing partner of a venture capital firm announced a multi-million-dollar fund that will invest Black female entrepreneurs, Blackbusiness.org reports. Arlan Hamilton,... Read More

10 Everyday Money Wasters to Avoid

10 Everyday Money Wasters to Avoid

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox   May 08, 2018

Improving your financial habits to save more money may seem pretty straight-forward: You already know that it’s smart to routinely set aside money from... Read More

3 Surefire Ways to Improve your Financially Literacy

3 Surefire Ways to Become More Financially Literate

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox   May 08, 2018

A pair of surveys published by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center highlighted the shocking lack of financial literacy among adults in the U.S.—especially American... Read More