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Introducing the Founders of Black Women’s Wall Street: Pioneers in Financial Empowerment

Posted by Rahul Kumar on Sunday, March 31, 2024, In : 848FINACE 

Introducing the Founders of Black Women’s Wall Street: Pioneers in Financial Empowerment© Provided by The UBJ

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he mission to empower black entrepreneurs in North Texas is not just a passion project; it’s a deeply ingrained commitment for JaCoi Pugh and LaToya Gooden, the dynamic founders behind Black Women’s Wall Street. Their journey began modestly, with discussions and brainstorming sessions held at Pugh’s kitchen table, where they realized the pressing need for a supportive communi...


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10 of the Most Valuable Pennies

Posted by Dawn Allcot on Saturday, March 23, 2024, In : 848FINACE 

Old Pennies© photohoo / Getty Images/iStockphoto

You don’t need to be a coin collector to have piggy banks stashed around your house filled with quarters, dimes, nickels or pennies. However, you may not be aware of the potential fortune you have hoarded away that could be worth more than just some extra spending cash. Some of the pennies lying around your house could far exceed their face value of one cent.

Pennies Worth Money: Quick Take

Rare pennies are worth real money, especially if they ...


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I’m an Entrepreneur: This Is the Best $20 Investment You Can Make When Starting Your Business

Posted by Dawn Allcot on Saturday, March 23, 2024, In : 848FINACE 
Business lunch© filadendron / Getty Images

In 2005, corporate trainer and consultant Keith Ferrazzi, along with co-writer Tahl Raz, penned the book “Never Eat Alone.” Nearly two decades later, the advice holds true. The title isn’t as metaphorical as it may sound. Ferrazzi advised that anyone who wants to be successful should make the most of every meal time by using it as a networking opportunity.


After all, as the saying — based on another popular business book by entrepreneur Porter...


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32-year-old mom who makes $143,000/month in passive income: 5 books that helped me get started

Posted by Jasmine McCall, Contributor on Sunday, March 10, 2024, In : 848FINACE 
Jasmine McCall is the founder of Paybump.


When I started my side hustle, I didn't have a mentor, a big social media following, or any startup capital. I just had a drive to help people find great careers, and advice from some of my favorite books. 

In 2022, I quit my six-figure recruiting job at Amazon to grow my YouTube channel and launch my business, PayBump. I make videos about remote work and unique income streams, and create kits to help people make their resumes and cover letters shine.

Today, my business brings in $143,000 a mon...


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Which Pot Stock Will Climb in 2024: Green Thumb Industries vs. Aurora Cannabis

Posted by Alex Carchidi on Saturday, February 10, 2024, In : 848FINACE 
Which Pot Stock Will Climb in 2024: Green Thumb Industries vs. Aurora Cannabis

Green Thumb Industries (OTC: GTBIF) and Aurora Cannabis (NASDAQ: ACB) are both popular cannabis stocks, but they compete in different markets and face different sets of challenges, so it's very likely that one will be a better investment than the other this year.

But don't take that to mean it's a toss-up as to which has a better chance at performing well. There's a clear winner here, so let's look at both and see why that's the case.




Green Thumb is making moves in its markets

Green Thumb has...


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Who's Who In Cannabis: January Executive Changes You Should Know About

Posted by Jelena Martinovic on Saturday, February 3, 2024, In : 848FINACE 
Who's Who In Cannabis: January Executive Changes You Should Know About

Cannabis And Hemp Regulatory Appointments

Last week, Flora Growth Corp. (NASDAQ:FLGC) announced that Clifford Starke, its CEO and director, has been elected to serve as chairman of the U.S. Hemp Roundtable board of directors. Starke said "momentum is swinging in the right direction" for hemp and cannabis, "given the current political environment."

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced on Friday new appointments in his administration.

Besides naming Wendy Epstein as a member of the Illinois Healt...


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Tiffany Chin Takes The Cannabis Industry By Storm As CEO Of Death Row Cannabis

Posted by Abbey Higginbotham on Sunday, January 28, 2024, In : 848FINACE 
Tiffany Chin Takes The Cannabis Industry By Storm As CEO Of Death Row Cannabis

Tiffany Chin‘s story reads like a script from Hollywood to high-quality hemp. Swapping the entertainment industry for the cannabis scene, she’s taken the reins as CEO at Death Row Cannabis, blending boldness and business smarts. Make sure to catch her at the upcoming speaker at the Benzinga Cannabis Market Spotlight: California. Until then, here is how Chin became renowned in the cannabis world. 

Chin entered the cannabis industry by joining Casa Verde Capital and launching Leafs by Snoop....

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41-year-old CEO worth $320 million: This piece of childhood advice helped me climb the career ladder

Posted by Megan Sauer on Sunday, January 21, 2024, In : 848FINACE 
DANA POINT, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Emma Grede speaks onstage during the Vonversation: Liberty and Denim For All panel at Fortune MPW Next Gen 2016 on November 29, 2016 in Dana Point, California.
DANA POINT, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Emma Grede speaks onstage during the Vonversation: Liberty and Denim For All panel at Fortune MPW Next Gen 2016 on November 29, 2016 in Dana Point, California

Emma Grede didn't grow up near Silicon Valley tech founders or Manhattan financiers.

Raised by a single mom in East London, Grede didn't know "anyone that owned their own business," she recently told Jay Shetty, a former monk turned life coach and author, on his podcast "On Purpose."

Today, Grede is the CEO an...


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2024 OUT LOOK BY THE BOOK

Posted by emoney advisor on Saturday, January 6, 2024, In : 848FINACE 
     eMoney Financial Platform

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SpaceX and T-Mobile launch “direct to cell” service as carriers try to boost bars from space

Posted by Shermwood on Saturday, January 6, 2024, In : 848FINACE 

Stellar service (Allen J. Schaben/Getty Images)

Yesterday’s Market Moves
Dow Jones
37,430 (-0.76%)
S&P 500
4,705 (-0.80%)
Nasdaq
14,592 (-1.18%)
Bitcoin
$42,764 (-4.91%)

Hey Snackers,

The House of Mouse could become a House of Horrors: Disney’s 95-year copyright to the black-and-white Mickey Mouse cartoon “Steamboat Willie” just expired, and already Mickey-inspired slasher flicks are in the works. One even dropped a trailer.

Stocks fell again yesterday, dragged down by tech. The latest Fed ...


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Chinese EV maker BYD outsells Tesla as Musk’s biz loses a key home-court advantage

Posted by Shermwood on Saturday, January 6, 2024, In : 848FINACE 

From BYD to MVP (Liang Xu/Getty Images)

Yesterday’s Market Moves
Dow Jones
37,715 (+0.07%)
S&P 500
4,743 (-0.57%)
Nasdaq
14,766 (-1.63%)
Bitcoin
$45,001 (+1.88%)

Hey Snackers,

Toastdown: at a recent college-football game, a mascot dressed as a Pop-Tart was lowered into a giant toaster and then… eaten. At a later game, a Cheez-It mascot flashed a sign that read “non-edible.” And not a coincidence: both snacks are owned by Kellanova.

Tech stocks had a rough start to 2024 (relatable), dragging...


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Coming Up This Week

Posted by Goyo Large on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, In : 848FINACE 

Home is where the hedge fund is (Allen J. Schaben/Getty Images)

Last Week’s Market Moves
Dow Jones
37,305 (+2.92%)
S&P 500
4,719 (+2.49%)
Nasdaq
14,814 (+2.85%)
Bitcoin
$42,070 (-4.80%)

Hey Snackers,

There was a different kind of bull run last week: a literal bull was found on New Jersey Transit tracks, delaying trains and giving commuters a wild late-to-work excuse. The longhorn — which had escaped from a slaughterhouse — was sent to an animal sanctuary. Your move, Pixar.

The S&P...


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The Week That Mattered For Crypto: BONK, Avalanche Lead Gainers; Terra Classic, Chainlink Top Losers' Pack

Posted by Khyathi Dalal on Monday, December 18, 2023, In : 848FINACE 
What is Cryptocurrency & How Does it Work?
ZINGER KEY POINTS
  • Amid the FOMC meet and SEC busy with meetings for Spot ETF applications, crypto board saw meme coin BONK topping the gainers' list.
  • Bitcoin and Ethereum witness a drop of 4% each during the week.

While the week started on a high note of $43,800 for Bitcoin 

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, it didn't reach that level again for the rest of the week. The crypto’s apex king reported a 4% drop in the past 7-days trade while Ethereum 
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 saw a 4.6% fall in the same...

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As AI copyright battles mount, OpenAI’s deal with a media giant could provide a new framework

Posted by Goyo Large on Friday, December 15, 2023, In : 848FINACE 

Axel Springer CEO Mathias Döpfner — the tall one (Michele Tantussi/Getty Images)

Yesterday’s Market Moves
Dow Jones
37,248 (+0.43%)
S&P 500
4,720 (+0.26%)
Nasdaq
14,762 (+0.19%)
Bitcoin
$43,079 (+0.34%)

Hey Snackers,

Formula One, the Super Bowl, and… the Excel World Championship? Vegas recently hosted scores of competitive spreadsheeters clicking for PivotTable glory. Ready, set, copy-paste.

Stocks ticked up yesterday with the Dow setting its second record-high close of the week....


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The First Black Woman To Own A Car Dealership In Colorado Is Educating Women On The Car-Buying Process: ‘It’s My Obligation’

Posted by Aria Bell on Thursday, December 14, 2023, In : 848FINACE 
                   
The owner of a used car dealership in Denver is using her not-so-great experience with purchasing a car as a way to educate others about the process.

The First Black Woman To Own A Car Dealership In Colorado Is Educating Women On The Car-Buying Process: ‘It’s My Obligation’ | Photo: Luis Alvarez via Getty Images

Amanda Gordon, the owner of GOJO Auto, has already made history by running Colorado’s first Black woman-owned car dealership. She recently launched a workshop to specifically help female customers, who are often taken advantage of the most when shopping for a car, according to PBS. Gordon has created a teaching plan that p...


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It’s one of the hottest designer bags around, and it’s affordable. Here’s why

Posted by Ramishah Maruf and Clare Duff on Sunday, December 10, 2023, In : 848FINACE 


Telfar Clemens at the CFDA x Vogue Fashion Fund 'Americans in Paris' event, Paris Fashion Week, France in March 2018. - Hagop Kalaidjian/BFA/Shutterstock


Boxy, colorful and emblazoned with the brand’s signature “TC” logo, Telfar’s “Shopping Bag” handbags have for years been prized accessories among the fashion conscious.

The bags — modeled after the shape of a Bloomingdale’s shopping bag — have been worn by everyone from Beyoncé and model Bella Hadid to US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. A Telfar bag even served as a plot point on the ABC sitcom “Abbott Elementary.”


But they’re also a common sight among Brooklyn creativ...


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I’m a Female Self-Made Millionaire: 3 Best Investments For Women To Build Wealth Fast

Posted by Yaёl Bizouati-Kennedy on Sunday, December 10, 2023, In : 848FINACE 
Cheerful young woman working with laptop and documents



Becoming a female self-made millionaire is no easy feat. It not only requires patience, discipline, great ideas and persistence — but women also face additional challenges when it comes to building wealth.

There are several factors that contribute to making the road to riches more difficult for women, one of them being the gender pay gap. Overall, women working full-time earn 83 cents for every $1 that men working full-time earn, and the gap is wider for women of color, a TIAA study found.

Ye...


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Bun B talks the growth and success of his brand Trill Burgers

Posted by Kemet High on Sunday, December 10, 2023, In : 848FINACE 
Bun B

On this week’s episode of “Drink Champs” N.O.R.E. and DJ EFN were again joined by Houston’s own Bun B. In a short but detailed conversation, the trio bounced around a number of topics, really getting into the bread and butter of Bun’s Trill Burgers brand.

Years after rising as one of the South’s premiere duos alongside Pimp C, UGK member Bun B embarked on a solo rap career. Though he stayed close to hip hop, over the last two decades, Bun started to cut his teeth as an entrepreneur...


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Lottery winner collected $5million with wife and girlfriend in arm but was left penniless

Posted by Liam Buckler on Sunday, September 17, 2023, In : 848FINACE 
Curtis Sharp Jr. joins his wife, Barbara and girlfriend Jacqueline Bernabela to collect the winnings



Sharpe gave money to friends and family and even wrote a check for $15,000 to help victims of the Ethiopian famine. The one married man spent money on divorces, and cars, and gave money to slot machines while visiting casinos. "It came in, it went out," Sharp said. "I don't have one penny left of that." Shape earned $2,600 a month for a social security pension. However, he’s still free-hearted with what he has. "If someone needs something, I help out."

The flamboyant winner donated some of his money to charity

Sharp spent his days as a minister at a...


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Shiba Inu Layer-2 Network Shibarium Surpasses 1M Wallet Mark As Data Shows 335% Surge In Large Transactions

Posted by Mehab Qureshi on Saturday, September 9, 2023, In : 848FINACE 
Shiba Inu Layer-2 Network Shibarium Surpasses 1M Wallet Mark As Data Shows 335% Surge In Large Transactions

The newly launched Shiba Inu (CRYPTO: SHIB) layer-2 blockchain network, Shibarium, surpassed one million wallet mark on Sunday. 

What Happened: This comes two weeks after the network’s initial launch, following a relaunch on August 28.

In a blog post on Saturday, the Shibarium team said, "We have achieved—and aim to maintain—our status as one of the fastest and cheapest L2 networks out there. (I also read somewhere that some people are unhappy that the gas prices are very low in the netwo...

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37-year-old launched a fintech startup specifically for Black-owned businesses: 'This is a profit driver, it is clear'

Posted by Tom Huddleston Jr. on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, In : 848FINACE 
Kelly Ifill is the founder and CEO of fintech startup Guava.



At first, Kelly Ifill had no interest in following in her family's footsteps.

Her father has a long-running contracting business. Her grandmother ran a cleaning service. Her aunt, uncle and even some cousins have experienced the highs and lows of running a small business.

"I had no interest in being an entrepreneur," Ifill, 37, tells CNBC Make It with a chuckle. "I was like, 'I don't want that. It looks hard!'" Instead, she was a schoolteacher, then an MBA candidate and a staffer for seed-stage...


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Guggenheim’s Minerd Sees Bitcoin Sinking to $8,000 With Crypto Now ‘Suspect’

Posted by Alex Wittenberg - on Friday, May 27, 2022, In : 848FINACE 


Guggenheim Partners Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd said he expects Bitcoin to fall to $8,000 and that cryptocurrency has become a market of “a bunch of yahoos.” 

“Bitcoin and any cryptocurrency at this point has not really established itself as a credible institutional investment,” Minerd said Wednesday during a Bloomberg Television interview from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “Everything is suspect.”

Minerd said his firm bought Bitcoin at $20,000 and sold w...


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Rivian sold Wall Street on an electric SUV. Then reality hit.

Posted by Soo Youn on Saturday, May 21, 2022, In : 848FINACE 



After buying stock in Rivian — the electric vehicle maker that promised a hotly anticipated SUV or truck version of a Tesla — at $72 a share, San Francisco tech program manager Carter Gibson wasn’t thrilled when the price dropped to an all-time low of $19.25 this past week.

A Wall Street darling, backed by Ford and Amazon, the latter of which placed an order for 100,000 electric delivery trucks, Rivian Automotive Inc. had the biggest IPO of 2021. The company was valued at more than Gener...


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Americans Just Realized These Stores Are Overcharging Them

Posted by Serah Louis on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, In : 848FINACE