money and finance

Red Lobster Sales Skyrocket After Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’ Reference

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Anybody with a pulse and some tastebuds will tell you they didn’t need a Beyoncé reference to send them running towards the cheddar bae biscuits and sinfully savory platters at Red Lobster. But who knows? Perhaps Bey’s Red Lobster name drop was a reminder that...

Black People Are Stock Investing More Now Than Ever Before

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Black Americans have generally steered clear of the stock market and consequently many with solid incomes have lagged far behind whites in accumulating wealth. But the tables are starting to turn. A national study by Chicago-based Ariel Investments. Currently, 67 percent of African-Americans with incomes...

Should ‘In God We Trust’ Be Removed From U.S. Currency? New Lawsuit Says It Should Go

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America was founded on the principles of religious freedom and a separation between church and state, however there are a few places–in the judicial system and on our money–that God shows up pretty prominently. But a new lawsuit aims to change things. One lawyer hopes...

Boss’d Up: Women Are Way Ahead Of Men On The Path To Billionaire Status

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If you needed another reason to pump up the volume on tracks like Meek Mill’s “I’m A Boss” or Beyonce’s “Run The World (Girls)”, look no further. According to a new study by UBS, only twenty women in the world had billionaire status 22 years...

Financial Advice From Tyra Banks? We’ll Take It.

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Tyra Banks believes every independent woman should have some “F. U.” money. And before we even knew what she meant, we were in total agreement. During a recent interview with Glamour, the supermodel turned mogul gave the mag some insight into her many achievements. The...

Checking for a Sista: Stereotype or No Big Deal?

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So one day I was online looking for some more checks. Crazy right, I mean who uses checks anymore? Well, apparently I do. And since my bank, I won’t say which one but let’s just say it’s in America, charges freakin, $22 for a box...