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The Woke Woman’s Guide to Building Generational Wealth

Try to escape a conversation about money. (XONecole) Whether it’s a new poll showing that blacks aren’t prepared for retirement, actress Kerry Washington urging women to be “financially literate,” or Jay-Z rapping about generational wealth ...
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The Nine-Year-Old Paying Off His Classmates’ Lunch Debt But It ...

“A nine-year-old boy is making a difference for his peers in Napa, California,” ABC7 News reported yesterday. After a conversation with his mother about classmates who couldn’t pay for their school lunches, Ryan Kirkpatrick, a third-grader ...
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African Continental Free Trade Area Will Become the World’s Largest ...

Africa is on the move, with the nations of that continent joining forces to form a multitrillion-dollar trading bloc — the world’s largest free trade zone and hoping to elevate Africa’s position and bargaining power ...
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Nas, Will Smith Help Raise $22 Million For No-Fee Banking ...

(AllHipHop News) The smartphone revolution has brought many changes to the banking world. Endless startups have eliminated the need to make physical visits to the bank whether it’s making deposits, opening accounts, taking out loans, and ...
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MacKenzie Bezos to give half of her $36 billion fortune ...

MacKenzie Bezos, worth more than $36 billion after divorcing Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos, announced on Tuesday that she will give at least half of her fortune to charity. Bezos’s promise came by signing the Giving Pledge, an initiative ...
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Morehouse Commencement Speaker to Pay Off Student Loan Debt for ...

Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate at Morehouse College’s Sunday morning graduation ceremony, announced that his family is paying off the student loan debt of the ENTIRE Class of 2019. “My family ...
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COLLEGE STUDENT SKIPPED MEALS & PARTIES TO PAY OFF GRANDPARENT’S ...

*Quiet as its kept: Many young people today don’t seem to have time to spend time with their grandparents…or let me rephrase that, they may not make the time to spend with them. Hell, you’re lucky if you ...
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21 Savage Does More Than Talk; Gives Students $100 Bucks ...

(AllHipHop News) Rap star 21 Savage dropped in on hundreds of students and came out of his own pocket to get students excited about handling money. He offered a great incentive to get the kids ...
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Steph And Ayesha Curry Launch STEM Scholarship for Girls

Stephen and Ayesha Curry have launched a scholarship program specifically for girls who are interested in science, technology, education and math (STEM) careers. The foundation will award a $30,000 scholarship annually to a young lady ...
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21 Savage Expands ‘Bank Account’ Campaign to Teach Teens Across ...

21 Savage isn’t letting his ICE detainment from earlier this month slow him down and has returned to focusing on the betterment of his community. On Wednesday, 21 Savage expanded his Bank Account Campaign, which ...
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Queen Latifah Is Building Her Own $14 Million Housing Development

(AllHipHop News) Rapper Queen Latifah is putting the money she has earned over her legendary career to great use. According to reports, Latifah is involved in the construction of a new $14 million-dollar housing development in her hometown ...
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Zimbabwe Launches New Currency Measure

Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, took steps to address its worsening economic crisis by allowing its surrogate currency, bond notes, and electronic funds to float freely against other major currencies, abandoning an ...