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Over the years, we have all heard the stories of how many African-Americans and others are returning home to the South or moving there in search of a better life. The lure of sleepy neighborhoods, cheaper housing, safer schools, and an all-around better lifestyle that seems to elude larger cities, is what draws people to […]

Looking for a neat way to save?  Here’s a challenge for you! It’s called the $5.00 Challenge! Every time a $5.00 bill lands in your wallet, don’t spend it.  Save it – either in an envelope or any container you find.  Do that for a month or two and at the end see how much […]

Lynn Richardson is an author, speaker and financial expert and co-founder of Mc Lyte's Hip-Hop Sisters Foundation.

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell talks about her long-established habit of giving. She discusses giving to the ministry at events, and recalls an event where the speaker was preaching about giving beyond where you are; giving in your faith. An example of this would be writing checks based off of what you […]

In this edition of GRIFF’s Prayer, GRIFF asks God to help kids cut parents some slack when it comes to giving gifts this Christmas. The items on kids’ wish lists seem to just keep getting more and more expensive, and who can realistically afford all of these fancy gadgets every year? GRIFF asks that God […]

Erica Campbell explains that one of the most the useful things you can do for yourself in terms of business is crafting an elevator pitch. If you’re passionate about what you do and want to make the connections necessary to keep doing it, than you’re going to need to learn how to clearly, quickly and […]

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell talks about her long-established habit of giving. She discusses giving to the ministry at events, and recalls an event where the speaker was preaching about giving beyond where you are; giving in your faith. An example of this would be writing checks based off of what you […]

Uh oh. According to TMZ, Nelly owes the IRS over $2 million in unpaid taxes. “He’s also got state tax trouble — earlier this year, the Missouri Department of Revenue said the St. Louis rapper owed $149,511 in unpaid state taxes from 2013,” TMZ reports. “He originally owed a mere $113,533 … but interest is a bitch.” […]

A woman in Clear Lake wants Houstonians to be aware of a Facebook scam after she said she was targeted by someone claiming to be Lakewood Church Pastor Joel Osteen. Paula Dupre said she received a message on Facebook Sunday night from a Facebook account called “Pastor – Joel Osteen.”Asking me if I was a […]

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will announce Wednesday that Harriet Tubman will replace former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill, Politico and Bloombergreported. Lew is also expected to announce that leaders of the movement to give women the right to vote will be on the back of the $10 bill. Alexander Hamilton will remain the […]