Entrepreneurs want a fair shot at the complete marketplace

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Numbers tell the sobering story. A 2020 Brookings Institute study found that “Black people represent 12.7 percent of the U.S. population but only 4.3 percent of the nation’s 22.2 million business owners.”

Amid health and economic crises and civil unrest, Tarra Jackson and Kevin L. Matthews II readily make the…

The right programs stop your people from walking out the door

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Organizations struggle to provide the right benefits for their workers. Many leaders and managers don’t understand the basic wants and needs of rank-and-file employees, which is likely different from that of the top echelon.

Coming from different professional and personal backgrounds, companies large or small can’t rely on managers or…

Your credit score boost could be only a utility bill away

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Simply put, having good credit determines whether you’ll qualify for a loan. Depending on the interest rate of the loan you qualify for, it could mean the difference between hundreds and even thousands of dollars in savings.

Those are the facts from the global information services company Experian. “Follow the…

Ultimate marketers reveal their tricks of the trade for efficiency

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Productivity and marketing experts abide by the 80–20 Rule. Formally known as the Pareto Principle, the notion is that 80 percent of your results come from only 20 percent of your efforts. The rule has been applied for 100 years as a guide to efficiency.

Top marketers such as Rebekah…

Bad guys patiently wait for shoppers to make security mistakes

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People of all ages and many beliefs look forward to holidays. That also applies to bad guys shopping for an opening to steal identities and take away wherever their victims hold dear.

It’s important to be vigilant about protecting your identity year-round, and especially important during the holiday season when…

Preparation and latest tech help everyone have a better day

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Those anxious and wanting to calm down before a big meeting might want to follow Danielle Alice Desanges Aucéane’s prescription: Breathing exercise and listening to a piece of Aria of W.A. Mozart while sipping a well-chilled glass of my freshly homemade pineapple juice.

Definitely chill, made even better if a…

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