Money Makers

This 20-year old makes more on Youtube than you make on your job

66

The Internet age has changed the way people make money and the number of opportunities that are available to them.  Similar to standard television models, the fact is that anything you create that can get viewers has a very good chance of putting money in your pocket.  So, Youtbe has made millionaires out of people who’ve simply taped their cat ...

Read More »

Damon Dash makes one of the most powerful black wealth speeches you’ll ever hear in your life

dash

Reported by April Taylor Damon Dash, an entrepreneur who is well known for being Jay-Z’s former business partner at Roc-a-Fella Records and also dating R&B singer Aaliyah until her death in 2001, explicitly discusses the dysfunction of Black businesses, Black culture, and brand expert Steve Stoute in a recent interview with Hip Hop Motivation. In the clip, Dash says Black America ...

Read More »

Dr. Randal Pinkett Is Helping People Learn How To Build Their Own Businesses

pinkett

By April Taylor Dr. Randal Pinkett was the first African American winner of Donald Trump’s NBC reality show “The Apprentice.”  Pinkett has earned a total of five academic degrees that include a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, a Master of Business Administration, and a doctorate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.   Pinkett co-founded BCT Partners, an IT management and ...

Read More »

Pebbles sues Viacom for $45 Million over the TLC Movie

Screen Shot 2014-04-28 at 2.11.46 AM

You probably saw this coming.  The singer Pebbles, whose real name is Perri Reed, is suing Viacom over the way she was portrayed in the TLC biopic, “Crazy, Sexy, Cool:  The TLC Story.”  According to Page Six, the singer -turned pastor is asking for $40 million to compensate her for what she says is an inaccurate on-screen portrayal. READ MORE ...

Read More »

This 101-year old man gives the best financial advice you’ve ever heard

oldman

This man (Fountain Hughes) is a 101-year old former slave who gives some of the best financial advice you’ve heard in a long time.  During this stunning conversation, he speaks about paying for things with cash and avoiding credit.  He says that if he wanted anything, he waited and bought it with cash.  He fully explains something that many black ...

Read More »

Study: Americans Are Horrible At Basic Personal Finance

finance

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A new survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that many American lack basic money-management skills. “The bad news is that many people are missing a solid personal finance foundation, but there is good news: they know that they don’t know,” says Gail Cunningham, vice president of public relations at the NFCC. The NFCC ...

Read More »

Business Leader Shares Secret To Lasting Wealth

BILLIONAIRE

By Andrew Scot Bolsinger Kermit Payne has all the markings of success including wealth, business ownership and stature, and he’s encouraging others to look for opportunities to build lasting wealth for themselves. Payne, 62, is the founder of 1Joshua Group in Atlanta, a strategic communications, marketing and association management company. He said personal saving is a vital first step to ...

Read More »

Meet Three People Who Make Tons of Money Off Prisons

The US prison system leaves much to be desired. The prisons are overcrowded and the prisoners and guards alike suffer much abuse inside those walls. In the US we have more people in prison than China and Russia. Many of these prisons are run by for-profit companies, not the government, so someone is getting rich off of locking people away. ...

Read More »

Top 5 Ways To Make Money Online

money online

Ayvaunnn Penn, Techyville  It is no new story that times are hard, but I can tell you how to fill your pockets with new-found funds. With data courtesy of Fox News, I present to you the top 5 ways to make money online. 1. Sell art, crafts, or collectibles online If you have a creative streak that prompts you to create ...

Read More »