Major changes coming to how credit scores are calculated

The math behind your credit score is getting an overhaul, with changes big enough that they might alter the behavior of both cautious spenders as well as riskier borrowers.

City of Dallas helps small business reach next level

“We’re a family of givers,” said BT, a cancer survivor who requested that her full name not be used. An attendee of the city’s Small Business Resource Workshop held April 18 at the Eastfield College Pleasant Grove Campus, BT and ...

Jonita White: Driven by faith, committed to community

Christian Brothers Automotive franchise owner Jonita White believes that generating income is how any businessperson gets by, faith is what should drive our larger purpose, and creating a bond with members of the community is the true foundation of business ...

Tips for transitioning back to work after a baby

For many moms, heading back to work after maternity leave is something that has always been a part of the plan, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. This leads to concern about not having enough time to bond with baby, ...

Rebuilding Black Wall Street: Tulsa leaders hope to bring 100 new businesses

Not far from a gleaming $183 million arena and other signs of a midsize city striving to become something more, smooth pavement gives way to potholes, rusted fences and shuttered storefronts. They’re the remnants of what was once known as ...

A spectacular construction: Telling our stories to the world

he National Museum of African American History and Culture was a long time coming, but for architect Phil Freelon, it was right on time.

Black banks, business groups making history with economic justice

The number one reason that Black-owned businesses fail, simply put, is lack of money and resources.

Diversity in tech: Lots of attention, little progress

The tech industry brought us self-driving cars, artificial intelligence and 3-D printers. But when it comes to racial and gender diversity, its leading companies are no trailblazers.

Economic activists support ‘Buy Black’ movement

The racial wealth gap is a growing trend that continues to grow each year for Black people. The Institute of Policy Studies found that the average Black family would need 228 years to build the same wealth as White families.

Shayna Rattler presents funding business success

For many new business owners that have learned to turn their passion into products or services, spent months of business planning, pricing and creating, the next hurdle may be financing.

Five super tips on how to succeed in 2017

African Americans make up less than 5 percent of the lawyers in the country, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Building confidence in entrepreneurs

Aside from the usual business planning and content creating, most businesses would not be here today if entrepreneurs were without one significant quality – confidence.

Business of beauty: Black-owned beauty suppliers form alliance with Chinese-Korean suppliers

About 63 percent of Black women spend up to $240 annually on hair and styling tools over a six-month period, according to Mintel reports. Moreover, 10 percent of Black women spend over $250 annually on these products, with 51 percent ...

Franchise Expo South offers opportunity to own a piece of the pie

Franchising has always been associated with the entrepreneurial spirit. As a major job creator, it has been able to provide opportunities for its owners, members of the community.

Be The Answer – part II: The AVP ‘Fierce’ formula for entrepreneurs

For numerous aspiring businesswomen, starting a business may be intimidating – especially for those who aren’t sure where to start and how to make it profitable. But what many of them don’t realize is that the answers they are looking ...