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10:44 AM / Tuesday August 20, 2019

Color Of Money

Keeping your finances fresh throughout the year

August 16, 2019

FAMILY FEATURES For many Americans, reaching and maintaining financial stability is a goal that tops their checklists. However, the strategies necessary for achieving that goal can quickly fall by the wayside.  Consider these tips from Bank of America credit cards executive Jason Gaughan that you can put in place to help keep your finances in…

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Five types of diamonds and how to choose the right one

August 9, 2019

BPT Diamonds are extolled in movies and songs for good reason — their romance, allure and durability make them a symbol of love and fidelity. Diamonds are in demand from purists and romantics alike who want to indulge in the most coveted of gemstones. But did you know that there are many alternatives to mined…

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Five things to know about securing a business loan

August 2, 2019

BPT If you’re dreaming about starting a business, or if you’re already a business owner looking to grow your business, chances are that you’ll need a loan at some point to help your vision become reality. And if you’re a veteran or active-duty service member, you already possess the skills and vital experience needed to…

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Five smart home upgrades that will pay off later

July 19, 2019

BPT Whether you want to make the most of your home now, or you’re thinking of selling soon, smart upgrades can boost your enjoyment of your home and increase its resale value. Some upgrades improve the aesthetics of your house, while others help save on energy costs or improve the functionality of the home. Still…

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Nikki Fortune’s “Hustle,” a story of generations

July 8, 2019

By Monica Peters Meet Chesilhurst, New Jersey native Nikki Fortune. Fortune is the author of the novel, Hustle, inspired by the life of her late great-aunt Clara Johnson. Hustle isn’t a nod to street culture but is actually a real town in Virginia where both Fortune’s great-aunt Clara and grandmother, Ernestine Jefferson, lived before migrating…

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Madame President

July 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Deirdre Childress Hopkins, new president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Visit Philadelphia’s Deirdre Childress Hopkins makes history as the new president of the Philadelphia chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.  By Denise Clay As she networked around the room at Make Offices, Kyasha Woods, one…

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Looking for short term work? – 2020 Census may want you

June 21, 2019

By Mark Hedin Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Ethnic Media Services The Census Bureau has said it expects to hire about a half-million people nationwide to help in its all-important counting of everybody living in the United States, something the government has done every 10 years since 1790. That half-million hiring target…

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Comcast NBCUniversal awards $77,500 in scholarships to 28 Southeast Pennsylvania high school seniors

June 7, 2019

TREVOSE, Pa.- Comcast NBCUniversal recently announced that it has awarded approximately $77,500 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 28 Southeast Pennsylvania students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers scholarship program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance, and leadership skills. The award, funded by the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation,…

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