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For a business owner, having financial records in order is crucial to one’s success. Ashley Johnson and Robyn Fuller of J&F Advisors happens to know this fact very well as they are the youngest African American 100 percent female-owned CPA firm in the city of Detroit. This tag team duo began their business seven years…

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Cool Smart Inc.’s mission is to educate the youth and young professionals on the importance of philanthropy and increasing awareness of charitable initiatives in metropolitan areas through their cool, smart and fun programming. Their annual event, Tux and Chucks, is a fundraiser where they honor grassroots organizations that they have supported throughout the year. The…

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On Saturday, Nov. 11 the Michigan Chronicle honored the best in Black-owned businesses, entrepreneurs, entertainers and community organizations in and around Detroit at the Music Hall in Detroit’s theater district. Best in Black (BIB) is Detroit’s community choice awards where the nominees and winners are determined by the people, for the people. This year there were…

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Millennials are typically those who are born between 1982-2004 and are said to be the generation with the most consumer debt. Student loans and credit card balances lead the categories of debts owed. Ironically, many of these millennials have great jobs and own successful businesses but are having problems with their personal finances and paying…

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Queried about why he started revitalizing the homes surrounding his church community, Pastor Arric L. Wilkerson said, “If we can bring the neighbor back to the ‘hood, we can change it back to a neighborhood.” Wilkerson is known for bringing the truth to his congregation and doing the work that he preaches. Up From The World…

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Filing for bankruptcy, however warranted, can adversely affect your financial future. Some file because they have legitimate hardships due to medical issues, loss of income, or other circumstances and are advised to file bankruptcy when there may be alternatives available. Others file for bankruptcy after amassing debt obtained by frivolous spending or bad financial habits;…

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The new year is here and it’s a great time to take control of your financial health. Like starting a new diet or exercise plan, getting our finances in order should begin with simple, achievable actions that bolster our resolve and inspire us to persevere, instead of drastic ones. Here are seven simple tips that,…

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The Holiday season can bring on mixed feelings for people: joy, appreciation, love, STRESS. Sometimes, simple adulthood can bring awareness of the season’s stress as well. This stress could include traveling, cooking holiday dinners, hosting house guests and family and a ton of other responsibilities that can turn the merriest elf into a Grinch. The financial…

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