finance

Starting a business takes a lot of prayer, planning, confidence, and, most important, money. Some entrepreneurs have been able to start from literally nothing and build empires from the ground up. Others have come out of the gate looking for, and securing, small business loans to assist with the expenses associated with starting their own […]

If you haven’t heard, Black women have exploded on the entrepreneurial scene and more and more of us are looking to go independent and start our own business. After the 2007/2008 recession and housing debacle, many of us have turned side hustles into our main sources of income, to the tune of $52.6 billion dollars in revenue. […]

A lot of consideration goes in to buying a home – but have you thought about it ALL? Source: Rob Lewine / Getty 5 Things to Think about When Buying a Home Get a Homebuyers’ Assessment Are you ready to buy?  Take an assessment to understand your credit report and plan for the next steps. […]

During Goal Week 2016, Karen Vaughn interviewed finance guru Chris Bridges better known as “Credit With Chris” about how to start the new year the right way. Listen to the full interview below. SOURCE: https://www.mixcloud.com/upload/

Tom: What’s expected for the retail sector during this holiday shopping season? Mellody: That is the big question, Tom. Overall, the retail sector has had a…

Suzanne Shank is considered to be the first African-American woman to lead a publicly traded financial institution, along with being one of the most powerful…

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Surprisingly, the singing groups TLC are starting a Kickstarter campaign and are asking their fans to help donate and finance their 5th album. They are asking for $150,000 and have already received $60,000 so far with 30 more days to go. See KickStarter Campaign below:         SOURCE:http://madamenoire.com/504570/tlc-asking-fans-to-fund-their-final-album/

Did you know that four out of five black households have no retirement savings? Financial guru Deborah Owens says it was dire statistics like that encouraged her…

In today’s “Money Mondays” segment, Mellody Hobson discusses IPOs. This morning we are talking initial public offerings? We are, Tom! We have seen an incredible…

  The former NFL and Cleveland Browns player is hoping the appearance will translate into success.   Al ‘Bubba’ Baker brought his patented deboned, fully-cooked…

Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav on Tuesday reported improved second-quarter financials amid continued ratings gains at key cable networks, but the results came in below Wall Street expectations. During an earnings conference call on Tuesday, Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav said that OWN, the cable network joint venture with Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo, has turned cash […]