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6:41 AM / Tuesday April 13, 2021

Color Of Money

The Business Corner: Making better business decisions

February 12, 2021

Editor’s note: Introducing the SUN’s new financial column, The Business Corner with Teresa M. Lundy, principal and founder of TML Communications. Teresa M. Lundy In the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani was sued for $1.3 billion by Dominion Voting Systems, which manufacturers voting machines for elections in the United States…

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Digital tools can help kids build safe money habits

January 29, 2021

BPT  The earlier kids start learning basic financial skills, the better their financial health in the long run, according to research. When it comes to teaching kids about money, caregivers are asking for help. In fact, 32% of parents are uncomfortable speaking about finances with their own children and 46% are looking for additional resources…

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New world, new business: 5 ways small businesses are adapting to COVID

January 21, 2021

BPT COVID-19 has irrevocably altered the way that we do business. Some small businesses have floundered, while others have completely reinvented themselves. In a recent survey by SCORE, just 34% of U.S. small business owners now categorize their companies as profitable, compared to 55% in 2019. As a result, they’re working hard to adapt –…

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Minority-owned companies waited months for loans, data shows

January 8, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Ron Busby, president and CEO, U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.  (Photo/usblackchambers.org) By Joyce M. Rosenberg and Justin Myers ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — Thousands of minority-owned small businesses were at the end of the line in the government’s coronavirus relief program as many struggled to find banks that would accept their applications or were disadvantaged…

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Preparing for a financial emergency

December 31, 2020

Five tips for building (or rebuilding) your emergency savings Family Features The new year provides an opportunity to re-evaluate different aspects of your life, and that includes your budget and savings habits. Planning for emergencies by building – or rebuilding if the COVID-19 pandemic required making a withdrawal – a savings account to withstand the…

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Ten tips to support small businesses

December 24, 2020

BPT The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult on small businesses. Whether it’s a local eatery, service provider, retail store or another type of business, when you shop small, you’re supporting a real person who is striving to keep his or her entrepreneurial dream alive. “Small businesses are the heart of our country and at the…

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How to find a retirement community that’s right for you

December 17, 2020

BPT Former California residents Jim and Donna Dickie decided to move across the country to retire in Rome, Georgia, for a whole host of reasons. What they learned when they researched their new home could help you or your loved ones make the crucial decision about where to live next. If you imagine retirement locations,…

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“Publicity On A Budget”: A one on one with Carmena Ayo-Davies

December 16, 2020

By Kharisma McIlwaine Carmena Ayo-Davies began her career in public relations in 2007. The name of her company 3BG Marketing, was created as an ode to her team which originally consisted of three brown girls.  Ayo-Davies eventually took over 3BG Marketing solo and began pursuing a PR career with a love for all things entertainment….

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Four tips for a productive 2021

December 11, 2020

Family Features This year has taught many workers a thing or two about being productive when offices and homes blend into one. As the calendar turns to 2021, consider these key products and processes to stay productive next year. Find a system (and stick to it): Creating an organizing system is an easy way to…

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Three lessons in resilience to help you get through 2020

November 26, 2020

BPT Billionaire Mark Cuban was fired from his first job in software. Actress Jameela Jamil endured three life-changing medical diagnoses before breaking big in Hollywood. Musician John Legend was receiving unemployment checks while waiting for his big break. Life is rarely linear or straightforward – even for some of the most successful people in the…

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