Black businesses have suffered terribly during the coronavirus pandemic. When the shutdowns began, barbershops and beauty salons, businesses that double as centers of black culture—were closed as nonessential. Black restaurants were shuttered almost from the start. Book stores and coffee shops were shut down and told they weren’t needed. Then, as the lockdown dragged on,…

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Build wealth by investing in what you know AKBAR HASAN is a financial advisor who knows how to build wealth. He’s got lots of practical advice for those who are serious about money. In his first segment on Real Talk with Solomon Jones, Hasan talks Apple, the multibillion-dollar company whose techno-gadgets are in millions of homes. The…

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Question of the day: You’ve been married for quite some time, you’ve been steadily growing and gaining success in your career. You’ve gone back and received a few degrees but your spouse remains on stagnant. You don’t want to fuss and nag, but tension is mounting. There’s money in the middle of your marriage, but…

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Question of the Day: Lately your bank account has become increasingly low.  You get on a budget, but your mate maintains their poor spending habits and refuses to take the necessary steps to get you both out of debt by doing simple things like taking lunch to work.  You are stressed to the max about…

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