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Everyone is looking for great advice when it comes to careers and personal finance. Always. In the African-American community, there are several super-smart bloggers who have figured some things out and are willing to share the wealth, figuratively.
Looking for a new job? Want to branch out and start your own? Having trouble saving money or getting into investing? Check out these nine blogs and hopefully you can learn about something new.
Let’s face it. The job market is fierce at the moment, and I don’t mean Tyra Banks or Ru Paul fierce. I mean ferocious and crazy competitive. Recently, I interviewed for a job that I found on a very small, industry-specific web site. The interviewer told me that over 500 applicants had applied for the job! With that kind of intense competition, simply applying for a job online can be like dropping your resume into a black hole doomed to never see the light of day. Of course, the best way to find work is for a friend in your field to hook you up with your dream hustle. However, if you don’t have friends in high places, it’s still possible to stand out. Here are some tips to help you find that new grind. Read the rest of this entry »
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Given that our children are likely our greatest expense and greatest love, perhaps it might be helpful to discuss how we teach them about money. If you raise your kids to be financially responsible, they can be assets to you during retirement. If they are taught about money in the wrong way, they become horrible economic liabilities that leave you riddled with guilt. So, although I don’t claim to know everything about child rearing, I thought I’d share some guidelines you might want to consider when it comes to teaching your kids about money.