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Color Of Money

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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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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