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Color Of Money

How to prepare for life’s inevitabilities

March 23, 2018

Family Features Spring offers the promise of warmer temperatures, but with spring cleaning, tax season and other responsibilities, it is also a season for planning. One inevitable life milestone that requires organization, consideration and planning but often gets overlooked is the end of life, both for one’s self and loved ones. It is important to…

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City Council passes additional bills to simplify the Philadelphia Code

March 16, 2018

City Council adopted another package of bills to remove antiquated language from the Philadelphia Code. Over the last two sessions, Council has passed a total of nine bills, recommended by the Special Committee on Regulatory Review and Reform, co-chaired by Councilman Derek Green (D-At-Large)aimed at streamlining business procedures and revising regulations in the City. These…

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Philadelphia City Council passes legislation to mandate sexual harassment training for all City of Philadelphia employees

March 16, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Women of City Council From left: Councilwomen Helen Gym, Cindy Bass, Blondell Reynolds Brown, Jannie Blackwell, Maria Quiñones-Sanchez, and Cherelle Parker.  (Photo: City Council of Philadelphia)   Last week, Philadelphia City Council passed Bill 171109 and Resolution 171134, which will amend the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter with a provision of mandatory annual sexual…

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Beyond the diploma: Helping teens forge their futures

March 9, 2018

BPT What’s the key to optimism? From a career standpoint, it’s having a vision where you see yourself climbing and thriving, and where you know there will be a place in the world for your skills and knowledge. Unfortunately, there are many teens and young people who have a much bleaker vision of their futures….

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New ways renters are becoming homeowners

March 2, 2018

BPT Sponsored Content from Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. The world that millennials have grown up in is a lot different than the world the Gen Xers and Baby Boomers knew. The digital revolution, widespread use of smartphones and adoption of disruptive technologies such as ride sharing and vacation rental apps are just a few…

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Top trends for the 2018 housing market identified

March 2, 2018

BPT In the real estate market, springtime is go time. It’s the busiest time of the year for home sales, and with this year’s stable economy and low unemployment rate, the spring of 2018 has the potential to be especially active. Every market is defined by its trends, and while each year is different, identifying…

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Q&A with Ken Chenault, former CEO of American Express

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  CEO and Chairman of American Express Kenneth Chenault attends LMCC gala & benefit dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on April 27, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo: Shutterstock)   By Ken Sweet associated press NEW YORK–Kenneth Chenault was chief executive officer and chairman of American Express until January 31. He had a 37-year…

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Growing your business? These three financing mistakes can cost you big

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: DR. Nacondus Gamble, owner of The South Eastern Eye Center, an optometry practice in Georgia, found a business loan through Funding Circle. BPT Starting a business can be tough. Growing one can be even harder. Dr. Nacondus Gamble knows this all too well. After her optometry practice, The South Eastern Eye Center, began…

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Behind the Black unemployment rate

February 2, 2018

By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM When the unemployment rate dropped and economic conditions improved under the leadership of President Barack Obama,45 derided the gains as “fake news.” He suggested that the monthly Employment Situation (www.bls.gov) reports of the Bureau of Labor Statistics were inaccurate and “made up.”.  These are the monthly reports that detail employment statistics,…

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Resolve to improve your financial life

January 26, 2018

Tips to take control of your money in 2018   Family Features Counting calories isn’t the only way you can resolve to bring about positive change in your life during the New Year. If you’re like many Americans, it may be a good time to start counting your way toward better financial health. The past…

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