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5 FREE Tax Preparation Resources for Black-Owned Businesses

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5 Ways Black Business Owners Can Give Back with Purpose

Your business is your “baby.”  You started it for a reason: you had a why and a passion that you wanted to turn into profit. If you inaugurated your business before 2021, the difference then and now is that the pandemic has brought on a spirit of giving this country has never seen before and […]

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How Black Businesses Can Benefit From Understanding the Google Algorithm

We live in the digital information age where every day brings a new trend, a new development, or a new algorithm. All these things are necessary to assist in advancing the digital landscape for both business and personal use. For business owners trying to stay competitive, this can often be confusing and difficult to understand. […]

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The Black Business Surge: Why Ownership is on the Rise

In 2021 alone, there were more new Black-owned businesses launched than at any other time in the last quarter-century, according to a recent Kauffman Foundation Annual Study. Just over 1.2 million African Americans were self-employed in February 2022, compared to slightly under 1.1 million in February 2020. There are several major reasons for the recent emergence […]

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Tiffany James Helps Black Women Invest with Modern BLK Girl

— Tiffany James used investing to turn $10,000 in $2 million. Now she wants to help Black girls do the same. Like most college graduates, Tiffany James left school with a degree and student loan debt which had her struggling. However, in 2019, a coworker suggested she buy stock in a company named Tesla when shares were […]

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Jay-Z Participates in $33 Million Investment of Beauty Brand

Jay-Z just backed premier beauty brand Madison Reed in an investment totaling $33 million, Forbes reports. The round was led by Sandbridge Capital and Jay-Z’s Marcy Venture Partners also participated in the round. What’s more, the investment brings the San Francisco-based company’s total capital to nearly $220 million, according to Bloomberg. How The Funding Will Further Beauty Brand […]

Black-Owned Stocks

How to Invest in Black-Owned Stocks and Other Investments

In addition to donating to organizations that fight for racial justice or shopping at Black-owned businesses, you can put your investment dollars to work, too. “What comes after protests is money, and money is what will make change sustainable,” says Tiffany Aliche, a financial educator and founder of The Budgetnista. Here’s how to support racial […]

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5 Ways Black Business Owners Can Give Back with Purpose

Your business is your “baby.”  You started it for a reason: you had a why and a passion that you wanted to turn into profit. If you inaugurated your business before 2021, the difference then and now is that the pandemic has brought on a spirit of giving this country has never seen before and […]

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Stellantis is Leveling the Playing Field for Black Suppliers

Stellantis and the National Business League (NBL) today launched the inaugural collective of the National Black Supplier Development Program, a group of 15 Black-owned businesses representing geographic diversity and a range of disciplines and commodities. The program also announced the addition of a diverse group of eight corporate partners that will enhance the development and business […]

Lisa Home Mortgage
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CEO of Lisa Home Mortgage Helps Philadelphia Homebuyers Get Up to $10K in Grants

Lisa K. Farrell, founder and CEO of Lisa Home Mortgage, a Black-owned federal and multi-state licensed mortgage company, is working with first-time homebuyers in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to help them qualify for and receive up to $10,000 in funding to be used toward a downpayment and closing costs. The Philly First Home Grant does not require monthly […]

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Atlanta Restaurant Owner Launches Pitch Contest to Help Convicted Felons

Convicted felons in Atlanta, GA, will now have a chance at a new start, thanks to the efforts of entrepreneur Chad Dillon. Making A Difference  The 31-year-old CEO and Founder of The Boiler Seafood Atlanta wanted to help his community beyond the restaurant walls. Recognizing those near and dear to his heart have been incarcerated or faced potential […]

Community Giving
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Create a Thriving Black-Owned Business Through Community Giving

Is it possible to be both the receiver and the giver of community charity?  For the Black entrepreneur, the answer is always a resounding “Yes!.”  If we are the first line of defense for our own community, then whether or not access to resources are equal and fair outside of it won’t technically matter too […]