Monthly Archives: February 2013

Q&A Historical African American Entrepreneurs

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 Good Information Sources  Q.  With the close of Black history month, can you recommend a book that documents  historical minority entrepreneurs, besides those repeatedly mentioned every year? A. For a good book on the subject, check out Entrepreneurship and Self-Help Among Black … Continue reading

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James Durbin Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

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Sweet Revenge Different business leaders share their experiences about entrepreneurship throughout the school year at Holy Names University. In March, Marlo Scott of Sweet Revenge will discuss her self-employment path and passion for cupcakes, travel and beer after one layoff … Continue reading

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History of African-American Entrepreneurs

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Myths and Facts 1-6 How Much Do You Know? True or False? 1.  The North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, one of the largest and most successful Black companies in the 19th century, was co-founded in 1898 by an African American barber … Continue reading

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Money Lessons

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Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry Helaine Olen, a Los Angeles Times personal finance columnist and author of Pound Foolish gives an inside look at the industry, and how consumers lose a lot of money by … Continue reading

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