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Color Of Money

Lauren Simmons — The Lone Woman on Wall Street

August 28, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Lauren Simmons  (Photo:   Simmons — the youngest and the only full-time female and African-American trader on floor of the New York Stock Exchange – reflected on her experiences at the Pyramid Club in Center City recently.   By Amy V. Simmons A love for numbers and devotion to a brother with…

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Career Wardrobe named Champion in Action in social entrepreneurship and enterprises category

August 3, 2018

Citizens Bank, NBC10/Telemundo62 and Philadelphia Media Network to provide $35,000 funding, public relations and volunteer support   Career Wardrobe, a nonprofit reducing barriers to work through professional clothing services and job readiness education, has been named a 2018 Champion in Action® in the category of social entrepreneurship & enterprises. The award, announced jointly by Citizens…

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PA Promise would give scholarships to Pennsylvania residents whose income is less than $110,000 per year

July 20, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  State Sen. Vincent Hughes   By Alyssa Biederman THENOTEBOOK.ORG Philadelphia legislators have introduced bills in the state Senate and House of Representatives that would give low-income and middle-class students full tuition scholarships to community colleges and state-related universities. The set of bills — referred to as “PA Promise” — would give scholarships to…

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Five tips for financing your next home improvement project

July 13, 2018

BPT Whether it’s transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of many new homeowners across the country. While many things about renovating your home are flexible, your budget might not be. In general, not a single floor board…

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Five steps to saving money easily

July 4, 2018

FAMILY FEATURES Saving money – it’s one of the most challenging tasks people face month after month, year after year. However, a few simple rules and free personal finance apps can make it easier for you to stay on top of your spending and saving habits. Consider these simple steps for building up your savings…

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Councilman Oh proposes budget amendment to cut $110 million from General Fund Budget, fund schools without real estate tax increase

June 8, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  David Oh   Councilman David Oh has distributed a proposed amendment to the City’s General Fund Operating Budget in advance of Council’s Committee of the Whole hearing which will consider the Fiscal Year 2019 budget measures Tuesday afternoon. Councilman Oh’s proposal fully funds the School District’s budget request without raising real estate taxes…

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by Mikaela Mathews contributor  President Donald Trump appealed to Christian leaders this weekend at the Values...

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The Apollo Theater has added additional casting for the encore production of staged adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me”

October 18, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Ta-Nehisi Coates By Florence Anthony On October 7, the New York Women’s Foundation (The Foundation)...

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