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Traditional vs. Roth IRA…. What’s the difference?

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Antan R. Wilson is an entrepreneur, investor, and financial adviser.  He also works as a wealth management adviser at Xia Global Investment Group.  Xia is an independent company that uses a wide range of financial products and services to help individuals and business owners pursue their financial goals.  He has also worked for Cape Securities, Inc. and J P Turner & Company. Wilson operates out of Atlanta, Georgia and spends…

Miles Davis: A Genius Tormented By Heroin and Cocaine Addiction

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Miles Davis was a trumpet player and band leader who played an instrumental role in the development of jazz music.  He was born in Alton, Illinois in 1926 as Miles Dewey Davis III. He started playing the trumpet at 13 years old when his dad introduced him to the instrument. Davis began playing professionally before he even graduated high school, and at 17, he began performing with Dizzy Gillespie and…

7 Major Reasons People Struggle Financially

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William R. Patterson is a renowned executive coach, award-winning lecturer, and national best-selling author.  He is the CEO and co-founder of The Baron Solution Group; the company holds business and personal finance workshops in cities across the United States based on the strategies Patterson outlines in his book, “The Baron Son.”  The Baron Solution Group integrates over 1,000 wealth-building resources and 250 proven business and financial accelerators to instruct people…

Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side

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André 3000 is a rapper, singer, and actor.  He was born as André Lauren Benjamin on May 27, 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia.  He attended Tri-Cities High School for the Performing Arts where he met Antwan Patton and began rapping.  André eventually went through a rebellious streak, causing him to drop out of high school during his junior year and later earning his GED. As a teenager, he formed the group…

Discover How You Can Repair Your Own Credit Score

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Rickie Keys is the founder of Renewal Financial Services and an educator who has served as a senior fellow at the University of Denver’s Center for African American Policy.  His work at the University of Denver included research on the connection between race and foreclosure in Denver.  His research led him to start www.renewalfinancial.com as a way to provide financial counseling and education and also serve as an intermediary between…

Nas: Top 10 Songs From One of Raps Greatest Lyricists

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Nas is known as one of the greatest rap artists of all time.  He was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 14, 1973 as Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones.  His family relocated to Queens when he was young, and Nas used inspiration from his life in the projects to write his own short stories, comic books and screen plays.  After his parents divorce in 1985, he dropped out of…

How has integration and immigration hurt black economic power?

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Dr. Claud Anderson is the current president of PowerNomics Corporation of America , Inc.  The Harvest Institute, and WaterLand Fisheries, Inc. PowerNomics is a corporation that facilitates major business development, focusing on inner cities. PowerNomics is also a social-political-economic concept developed by Dr. Anderson that examines race and offers specific principles, strategies and activities for Black America to change behavior, establish accountability, and achieve unity of purpose in a way…

What Does Miles Davis Think of Prince?

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Miles Davis was a trumpet player and band leader who played an instrumental role in the development of jazz music.  He was born in Alton, Illinois in 1926 as Miles Dewey Davis III. He started playing the trumpet at 13 years old when his dad introduced him to the instrument. Davis began playing professionally before he even graduated high school, and at 17, he began performing with Dizzy Gillespie and…

How Discount Clubs Can Help You Save Money on Healthcare

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Mellody Hobson’s story is one of inspiration.  She rose from an unstable home environment to become a prominent leader in the academic and business worlds, inspiring many to reach for something higher by deciding they want more out of their lives.  She graduated from Princeton University in 1991 and began at Ariel Investments, LLC as an intern shortly after.  By 2000, Hobson had ascended to the role of president of…

Chaka Khan: Black Panther, Drugs, Turmoil, Redemption and Fame

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Chaka Khan’s story is one of ups and downs, turmoil and redemption.  She was born as Yvette Marie Stevens in 1953 on the Southside of Chicago to a middle class family.  One of her first experiences in the music industry came when she was 11-years-old and formed the group the Crystalettes with her sister Yvonne. After spending time involved with the Affro-Arts Theater and participating in the musical group The…

What Types of Loans are Safer and More Affordable?

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There many different types of loans.  The type of loan generally varies based on its intended use and can vary by the length of time the loan is given for, interest rates, payment type and due date.  Three of the main types of loans offered to consumers are traditional installment loans, credit cards and payday loans. Traditional installment loans are one of the oldest types of loans available as it…

How to Dominate Your Industry Niche

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William R. Patterson is a renowned executive coach, award-winning lecturer, and national best-selling author.  He is the CEO and co-founder of The Baron Solution Group; the company holds business and personal finance workshops in cities across the United States based on the strategies Patterson outlines in his book, “The Baron Son.”  The Baron Solution Group integrates over 1,000 wealth-building resources and 250 proven business and financial accelerators to instruct people…

How Lionel Richie Overcame Racism To Become A Music Legend

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Lionel Richie was born on June 20, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama to a middle class family.  Richie credits being surrounded by a warm and supportive family and community with helping him believe he could accomplish anything he set his mind to.  Richie attended Tuskegee University and formed a series of R&B groups while he was a student there. In 1968, he joined the group the Commodores as a saxophonist and…

Can Saving For College Help Close The Wealth Gap?

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Stacey Tisdale is a journalist and author who has covered business and financial issues for more than 15 years.  Her book was released in 2007 and is entitled “The True Cost of Happiness: The Real Story Behind Managing Your Money.” Tisdale has also partnered with NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott’s All Stars Helping Kids Foundation to develop a financial literacy curriculum for high school students.  The name of the…

Marvin Gaye: Sexual Confusion, Bittersweet Success, and Murder

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Marvin Gaye is considered to be one of the most iconic soul singer/songwriters to come out of Motown and was known as the “Prince of Soul.”  He was born on April 2, 1939 in Washington D.C..  He was named after his father Reverend Marvin Gay, who raised him in a strict environment.  Gaye learned to play the piano and drums in his childhood and sung in church until he reached…