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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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Think spring: Now’s the time to plan the landscape of your dreams

January 19, 2018

BPT The weather outside is frightful and the week ahead calls for falling temperatures and maybe even snow. That makes it easy to dream of warmer spring weather, but to plan for it? To sit and strategize for making the most of next year’s lawn and landscape projects? That seems like no small feat. It…

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Six tips to make your bathroom sellable and enjoyable at the same time

January 12, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Upgraded sconce lighting, a high efficiency toilet, and stylish bath faucets from the American Standard Patience collection (pictured here) are key factors in attracting potential home buyers.   BPT When it comes time to sell your home, not all rooms are created equal. Sure, potential buyers will walk through the entire house, but…

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Top trends for the 2018 housing market identified

January 5, 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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Seeking a smartphone? Here are 10 things to look for

December 29, 2017

BPT There are many choices when shopping for a smartphone these days, and the differences can be very subtle. Here are some of the key things you’ll want to look at to make sure you find the one that works best for your needs. Operating System (OS): There are two different operating systems to choose…

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

December 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Councilwoman Cindy Bass (D-Dist. 8), Councilwoman Jannie L. Blackwell (D-Dist. 3), Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown (D-At-Large), Councilwoman Maria Quiñones-Sánchez (D-Dist. 7),Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker (D-Dist. 9), and Councilwoman Helen Gym (D-At-Large)   Philadelphia Councilwomen Blondell Reynolds Brown, Jannie L. Blackwell, Maria Quiñones-Sánchez, Cherelle L. Parker, Cindy Bass and Helen Gym introduced a bill that would…

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Celebrating Dr. King As A Warrior, Not A Dreamer

January 16, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial (Photo: Shutterstock) By A. Peter Bailey TriceEdneyWire.com At the risk...

Travel

Smooth Traveler: Montgomery, Alabama (Part Two)

January 18, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Freedom Riders Museum  (Photos: Renée S. Gordon) By Renée S. Gordon “My soul looks back...

Food And Beverage

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January 17, 2020

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Entertainment

Johnson Publishing artwork going on auction block

January 16, 2020

CHICAGO (AP) — Bankrupt Johnson Publishing Co., the former owner of Ebony and Jet magazines, will sell...

Color Of Money

Shoppers: Make protecting yourself from fraudsters part of your New Year’s resolutions

January 17, 2020

BPT With a new decade upon us, it is natural to look to the past on lessons...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Jan. 19

January 17, 2020

All Signs: Each year, the Sun travels through all 12 signs, which gives everyone different opportunities to...

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