Careers & Finance

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

Amazon

Amazon Is Raising Price of Prime Subscription to $119

by Teddy Grant   Apr 27, 2018

Amazon is raising the price of its popular Prime subscription for U.S. customers by $20, it has announced. The company revealed the news on... Read More

Meryanne Loum-Martin Owns the Only Black Woman-Owned Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco

Meryanne Loum-Martin Owns the Only Black Woman-Owned Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 16, 2018

A Parisian lawyer-turned-entrepreneur is the only Black woman to own a Motel in Marrakech, Morocco. Black Enterprise reports that Meryanne Loum-Martin is the founder... Read More

Rihanna, Snap Inc., Snapchat

Snap Inc.’s Stock Sinks After Rihanna Blasts Company for Ad

by Teddy Grant   Mar 15, 2018

Snap Inc.’s shares dipped after Rihanna publicly called out the company for making light of domestic violence. The company’s shares were down 3.64% on Thursday,... Read More

Toys R US, Charles Lazarus

Toys R US to Close 800 US Stores, Files for Bankruptcy

by Teddy Grant   Mar 15, 2018

It’s the end of an era for Toys R US kids. The toy company announced on Wednesday that they’re going out of business and closing... Read More

Women’s History Month: Reporter Launches Scholarship for Young Women

Women’s History Month: Reporter Launches Scholarship for Young Women

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 14, 2018

In honor of Women’s History Month, Rosalyn (Ros) Gold-Onwude announced the launch of a new scholarship program for young women. According to a press... Read More

21-Year-Old Turns Instagram Page Into An Online Media Page

21-Year-Old Turns Instagram Page Into An Online Media Page

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 13, 2018

At one point, Wayne D. Ayers II, was homeless. Now, the 21-year-old can proudly check off running an online media page on his resume.... Read More

Weight Watchers

Oprah Sells a Quarter of her Weight Watchers Shares

by Teddy Grant   Mar 09, 2018

Oprah Winfrey’s investment into Weight Watchers International is paying off. The media mogul sold a quarter—or around 2 million—of her shares of the company,... Read More