Business

How to Start Investing for the Long-Term

     Ask yourself why you want to invest: Is it to prepare for retirement, buy a home, or start a new business? How much money will you need for your goals? Then, organize your investment priorities by the amount of time needed to achieve them. Writing them down can help you think clearly about which goals you have, and which you need to start with. […]

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Growing Business in Our Communities

     South Florida is more than just beautiful weather though, and here in Fort Lauderdale, we can also boast about having a welcoming business climate. The city has evolved beyond its Spring-break haven days and is now more known for attracting company headquarters and entrepreneurs, than for entertaining partying spring-breakers. […]

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African American couple creates new social media platform for students worldwide    

Dwight & Angelique Morrison are the co-founders of PS Remember, a new social media platform that connects students in over 100 countries. Through its unique and powerful search engine, PS Remember allows students currently attending or who have previously attended high school or college to find each other. With over 2.5 million schools in its database, students now can communicate like never. […]

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The Business Value of Earvin “Magic” Johnson

     For over 30 years, Earvin “Magic” Johnson has been an entrepreneurial genius and transformative business owner. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises (MJE), founded in 1987, which is an investment conglomerate, with an estimated value of $1 billion dollars. Also, after retiring from The Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA, Mr. Johnson has been committed to having a lasting impact in underserved urban communities. […]

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Black-owned pharmaceutical company takes charge to closing the Black Health Disparity Gap

Dr. Wayne, CEO of Wayne Pharmaceuticals, Inc, is dedicated to closing the health disparity gap in the Black community. Based out of Cordele, Georgia, Dr. Wayne operates one of the only Black-owned pharmaceutical companies in the nation. Wayne Pharmaceuticals shares an 18-acre campus with the MD Whitest Medical Institute, right in the heart of Cordele’s west side, the most socio-economically deprived area of the city. […]

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Black Millennials Rank Student Loan Debt, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice Reform as Top 2020 Voting Issues in New Survey

     “The data from this survey shows that much of the mainstream commentary around the economy or other policy issues hide the everyday realities and perspectives of many Black millennials,” said Antonio White, founder and principal at Beyond Ideas Group. “It’s hard for many Black millennials to prioritize fear of a possible recession when crippling student loan debt or family financial obligations loom above their heads. Every day might feel like a recession.” […]