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Color Of Money

Bennett College raises $8.2 million in its nationwide #StandWithBennett campaign

February 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Stand with Bennett supporters celebrate upon hearing that the College has raised $8.2 million GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bennett College President Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins announced on Monday that the College has raised $8.2 million in its #StandWithBennett Campaign. “So, we’ve come to the moment that you’ve been waiting for,” Dawkins said inside…

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Is business school really worth it? Important factors to consider

February 2, 2019

BPT If you’ve ever considered getting your MBA, you’ve probably asked yourself: Is it worth it? It’s a fair question, particularly as going back to school as an adult often requires shuffling your priorities so you can make time for class and assignments. Ultimately, business school should help you accomplish your academic goals and propel…

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Councilman O’Neill announces free tax preparation services in the Northeast

February 2, 2019

Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th Dist.) announced that the City of Philadelphia and the Campaign for Working Families will be providing free tax preparation services for families and individuals earning less than $55,000. The free tax preparation will be available at the Northeast Super Site (2141 Cottman Avenue Unit 32, near the Five Below), Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm,…

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Guest Commentary: The government shutdown and the collateral damage

January 25, 2019

By Julianne Malveaux  As I write this, our federal government has been shut down for 27 days.  At first, it seemed like a gamesmanship joke, like who was going to blink first.  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and (CA) Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) didn’t look like they were blinking when 45 said he…

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CCP combats poverty as a way to support student success

January 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Experts at Community College of Philadelphia discuss poverty in Philadelphia (from left to right) Kimberly Daniel, the moderator, was joined by Otis Bullock, Esq;   Paula Umaña; Lisa Johnson and Gilberto González. Community College of Philadelphia New office buildings and shimmering residential towers are rising above the earth in Philadelphia, soaring over sprawling,…

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African-American entrepreneur to build billion dollar Vodka brand

January 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Victor G. Harvey, founder of Victor George Spirits Vodka A true Renaissance businessman located in Fort Lauderdale with deep ties to professional sports and entertainment, spirits industry veteran Victor G. Harvey plans to build a 5,000 square foot building housing offices, a distillery and restaurant with tasting room in Flagler Village. Plans…

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The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers to handle tax returns

January 15, 2019

By Marcy Gordon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won’t be paid. With the official start of the tax filing season coming Jan. 28,…

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A financial planning tool for every stage of life

January 11, 2019

FAMILY FEATURES From heading off to college to marrying the love of your life to taking those dream vacations, life’s biggest moments are often tied to being financially responsible.  While memories of your first dance as newlyweds don’t often include the cost of the band, money is frequently front and center when planning for some…

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