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How To Build Wealth Without Letting Your Family Situation Destroy It

By April Taylor Helping out friends and family financially can be a sticky and often misunderstood situation.  As Lynette Holloway writes for The Root, it is important to set boundaries and be aware of pitfalls when helping out those closest to you.  The blog is part of a series focused on building black wealth.  In it she highlights the story ...

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Nomalanga: When it comes to love, maybe some of us just need to “go back to Africa”

By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses A Facebook status update that I recently put up got a lot of people talking and filled my inbox with a lot of messages from people who engaged me in further dialogue on the topic. The status update was as follows: My dad gave a speech, both in Gabs and in Mahalapye [cities in my home country ...

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CEO Says He Was Sent to Prison for Refusing to Help NSA Spy on American Citizens

Back in 2001, the NSA pushed telecommunications companies to comply with their massive spying program.  Only one company fought back.  As a result, the CEO ended up in federal prison.  He served four and a half years and is just now getting out. Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio was found guilty of insider trading, but it is ironic that the feds ...

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School District Pays $40,000 to Spy on Students’ Social Media Accounts: Is This a Problem?

Reported By: Britt L In attempt to minimize the possibilities of cyber bullying, a suburban Los Angeles school district plans on paying a company over $40,000 to spy on their students’ social media accounts. Glendale Unified School District is paying $40,500 to Geo Listening, a firm who is tracking the Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Kik etc. accounts of it’s 14,000 middle ...

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Stay In Your Current Job; Why You Could Regret It If You Leave

By Nigel Boys According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of people who are unemployed with respect to job openings in April this year was 3.1 unemployed for every job opening. This is a decrease from 6.2 at the official end of the recession in June 2009. 64 percent of Americans say that they have either received ...

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Did Google Buy a $1.3 Billion Co. To Spite Facebook?

By Staff Blogger Waze, from the Israeli start-up Waze Mobile, has been rumored to be in the process of being bought by Facebook, this year. Even Apple was reported to be interested in acquiring the company and now Google has reportedly appeared on the scene to purchase it for $1.3 billion. Waze is a free social GPS application that features ...

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NFL Player’s Charities Accused of Serious Financial Mismanagement

by Damario Solomon-Simmons, Esq Superstar running back Chris Johnson  and other Tennessee Titans’ player’s charities have been hit with allegations of inefficiency, waste, and non-compliance with non-profit law.  In an investigative news report by Nashville’s NewsChannel5 entitled, “Questions Raised By Some Titans Players’ Charities,”  reporter Jennifer Kraus states that many of the player’s “foundations have failed to register with the ...

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Salmon, Green Tea & Citrus Fruit All Make Your Skin Beautiful

Staff Blogger Some people will go through rigorous daily skin cleansing rituals to get their skin silky smooth. What some may not realize is that there are foods out there that are fantastic for the skin and can really make a difference if you eat them. Green tea is excellent for your skin. It is full of antioxidants. These reduce ...

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Mirena IUD Birth Control Medication Side Effects Leads to Massive Class Action Lawsuit

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 18, 2013 The law firm of Heygood, Orr & Pearson is announcing the launch of its new website, Mirena IUD Lawsuits Help. The site will serve as a news and information resource for Mirena patients and their loved ones whose lives may have been impacted by complications from the IUD. Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device ...

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You’re Not Anonymous Online & Illegal Downloading Will Get You In Trouble

The RIAA and MPAA and five internet providers have organized themselves into a coalition against internet piracy. This week, people who are illegally downloading anything from songs to movies will be getting called out on their poor conduct on the internet. The Copyright Surveillance Machine, also known as the Copyright Alert System or Six Strikes will be put in place. ...

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