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Legislator Kevan Abrahams Hosts Ninth Annual  ‘Bridge to Employment’ Online Job Fair Through January 2021
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Legislator Kevan Abrahams Hosts Ninth Annual ‘Bridge to Employment’ Online Job Fair Through January 2021

Nassau County and the region is continuing to grapple with a sharp increase in unemployment and economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help residents navigate this daunting economic landscape, Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D – Freeport) has built a more direct bridge between job seekers and employers than ever before to assist […]

Black Public Media Announces Tech Fellowship Recipient
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Black Public Media Announces Tech Fellowship Recipient

Carla LynDale Bishop has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the MIT & Black Public Media Fellowship, hosted by MIT Open Documentary Lab and sponsored by MIT Center for Art, Science & Technology. Part of BPMplus — the Black Public Media (BPM) initiative focused on eliminating barriers for Black makers to help increase their participation in […]

10 RBG Takeaways from 2 Lawyers Fighting to Redefine Female Retirement
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10 RBG Takeaways from 2 Lawyers Fighting to Redefine Female Retirement

What did the accomplishments of Ruth Bader Ginsburg mean to generations of women in the workforce?  Here, Erica Baird and Karen Wagner, two successful lawyers now retired—and the cofounders of Lustre.net, an online community whose mission is to redefine retirement for modern career women by confronting outdated concepts and defying stereotypes—talk lawyer-to-lawyer as they reflect on 10 […]

Key Factors To Know About The Greatest Disruptor Of Wealth
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Key Factors To Know About The Greatest Disruptor Of Wealth

Paying taxes isn’t a favorite pastime of most Americans. And in retirement, paying higher taxes can be an unwelcome surprise when the financial plan did not account for them. A survey by Nationwide revealed that over one-third of current retirees didn’t consider how taxes could impact their income when they were planning for retirement. Less than half […]

Job-Hunting Tips To Restore Your Hope Despite The Pandemic
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Job-Hunting Tips To Restore Your Hope Despite The Pandemic

This can be an especially frustrating and worrisome time for job seekers. Massive unemployment resulting from the coronavirus pandemic reflects decline and uncertainty in many industries. With fewer companies hiring, some workers who were laid off or furloughed face a more competitive job search. But while it’s easy to get discouraged, employment numbers are creeping back, and retooling […]

CBS2’s Pat Harvey Moderates The Black Business Association’s “Salute to Black Women Virtual  Empowerment Summit” in Observance  of National Women’s Equality Day
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CBS2’s Pat Harvey Moderates The Black Business Association’s “Salute to Black Women Virtual Empowerment Summit” in Observance of National Women’s Equality Day

The Black Business Association (BBA), the oldest active ethnic business support organization in the State of California, headquartered in Los Angeles, in observance of “National Women’s Equality Day”, commemorates the 2020 Salute to Black Women Virtual Empowerment Summit Fundraiser. This notable event will take place on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, from 1:00 to 2:00 PM PDT online (Streaming details coming soon). […]

Four Extraordinary Voices That Are Shaping The Future of America
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Four Extraordinary Voices That Are Shaping The Future of America

Four extraordinary voices that are shaping the future of America today include: Jacquie Murrell, Lady J .Co, Georgia Woodbine, Renowned Author/Speaker Renee McRae, The Poetic Motivator, and Jairrod A. Burch, Influencer/Expert Value Empowerment Speaker.  All four individuals that are listed here continue to impact many lives and have consistently used their unique voice to inspire an […]

New York State’s Largest African American Chamber, LIAACC, Encourages Corporations to Support Diversity during National Black Business Month
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New York State’s Largest African American Chamber, LIAACC, Encourages Corporations to Support Diversity during National Black Business Month

New York State’s largest African American Chamber the Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. (LIAACC) encourages Corporations to Support Diversity during National Black Business Month.  Corporations who support chambers of commerce such as the Long Island African American Commerce can set a great example for all companies to follow in leveling the playing field for […]

Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money
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Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money

Numerous surveys show that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, have little saved for retirement, and lack fundamental financial knowledge. Part of the problem, experts say, is that financial literacy has not been emphasized in American education; only 21 states require high school students to take a personal finance-related class. If parents want their children to learn the […]

Financial Freedom is Black Power! Organization is Providing Solutions for the State of Black America
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Financial Freedom is Black Power! Organization is Providing Solutions for the State of Black America

In already unprecedented times, the state of Black America has seen major turmoil in the last few months. Between two national crises, COVID-19 and the current horrific racial injustices, time has never been more crucial for real change. One thing that continues to become more obvious is that true help will not come from the […]

Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money
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Teach Your Children To Avoid The Mistakes You Made With Money

Numerous surveys show that many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, have little saved for retirement, and lack fundamental financial knowledge. Part of the problem, experts say, is that financial literacy has not been emphasized in American education; only 21 states require high school students to take a personal finance-related class. If parents want their children to learn the […]

Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth
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Black-Owned Savings App Launching Movement on Juneteenth to Open 1 Million Savings Accounts for Black Youth

Goal-based savings and financial literacy app Goalsetter, has teamed up with Robert F. Smith, chairman of Vista Equity Partners, Black TikTok Influencers, and Sean Ali-Waddell, Jr., activist and cousin of Muhammad Ali, in a Juneteenth movement to sign one million Black youth up for Goalsetter savings accounts.  The #SavingOurSelves initiative, designed to help break the cycle of generational poverty […]

=SPACE Launches Free Digital Programming In Response To COVID-19
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=SPACE Launches Free Digital Programming In Response To COVID-19

=SPACE, the co-working space centering multicultural business owners, has launched digital programming available nationwide and streaming weekly on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram. The intersectional programming which mirrors that of the physical location in Newark, spans from meditation and wellness sessions for members to cope with anxiety and stress, to other interactive offerings and skill-building workshops […]

The Blueprint of Financial Literacy
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The Blueprint of Financial Literacy

Many of us don’t know as much about managing our finances as we would like to, and during times of crisis, change, or stress, proper money management tends to become top of mind. We’re in luck, Finance Guru, Marcus Barney is here to provide financial direction to navigate and become recession-proof with a new digital course […]

Working Remotely, Successfully
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Working Remotely, Successfully

By Jim White, PhD After a month of quarantine under the pall of COVID-19, corporate leaders can take an objective look at how their companies are faring remotely.  What makes working remotely successful? Companies that invested in the ability for teams to work remotely prior to this pandemic have an edge. Perhaps they already had in place […]