Small Business: What Is, and Isn’t, Tax Deductible

No matter what type of business you run, you will incur expenses. The good news is that most business expenses are tax deductible, which reduces the amount of income tax and self-employment tax you might owe over the course of a year. Most business owners know that self-employment tax can be a killer. Unlike employees who work for someone else, the More...

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By LaTisha Styles On Thursday, February 11th, 2016

7 Ways to Make Extra Money This Weekend

Ever wish you could make extra money during your free time? Turns out, it’s easier than you think! This weekend, look around your house or think about the skills you already have, and start making money right More...

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By #MoneyChat Staff Author On Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

#MoneyChat: Getting Media Attention For Your Business

Hello #MoneyChatters! So glad to have former Dove model, serial entrepreneur & my friend Kathy Zucker on #MoneyChat! A former marketing director, Kathy Zucker has founded four startups. From a product that More...

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By Andrea Amir On Saturday, February 1st, 2014
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5 Tips To Help You Juggle Your Side Hustle While You Work Full Time

So you’ve decided to start your own business. That is commendable. It takes a lot of dedication and determination to start a business and to keep performing at your best on your day job. You have to know how to More...

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By Andrea Amir On Friday, January 31st, 2014

3 Tips to Avoid Business Opportunity Scams

I’m sure you’ve heard these words from a friend before “Are you interested in a Business Opportunity” I am willing to bet that you wondered if that was a real opportunity or if it was a scam. I will More...

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By Pat Flynn On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

The Psychology of Selling and How to Price Your Products

Pat Flynn of the successful six-figure income blog, Smart Passive Income  joins us with what is arguably one of his best podcasts on selling – a must for any small business.  Joining him on this episode More...

By Dominique Brown On Monday, January 27th, 2014

Passive Income — Foolish Fantasy or Doable Daydream?

Some people view the concept of passive income in the same light as others view the perpetual motion machine and cold fusion … a great idea but pure fantasy. Somewhere between the true believers and the skeptics More...


Did you know?

African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study