Home > money

Closing the Gap in Charlotte’s Digital Divide

///
Comments are Off
By Angela Lindsay Many people rely daily on cell phones, laptops, activity trackers and smart watches. However, not everyone has access to the technology that has become increasingly necessary to keep up with and compete in our rapidly advancing society. According to DigitalCharlotte.org, more than 14 percent of households in Mecklenburg County (almost 56,000 households) have no internet access at all.…

Building Multigenerational Wealth: New York Life’s $50 Billion Promise

///
Comments are Off
While most cultures use life insurance as a death benefit tool for generating multigenerational wealth, African Americans have generally viewed it as simply a means of covering burial expenses.[1] “It is time to help close the wealth gap by making African-American families aware of the ability to create financial stability, economic opportunity and multigenerational wealth, with life insurance as the foundation,” said Eugene Mitchell, corporate vice president of New York Life Insurance Company’s African- American market.…

3 Powerful Networking Tips

By Eddie D. Love  Spring has sprung and the summer solstice is rapidly approaching! I’m no meteorologist, but I’m almost certain that we’re in for another scorching hot summer here in the Queen City! You do know what that means, right?…

5 Tips for Hosting a Networking Reception at Home

By Michiel Perry Spring networking season is right around the corner. As you prepare to host your guests both personal and professional, here are some tips to make an impression: Get Personal: Personalized napkins or linen are a great way to make your event stand out to your guests and look great in social media images for a business event. …

Redesign Your Life

By Elizabeth Colen Elizabeth Colen We all have priorities in our lives, things that are regarded as more important than others like work, kids and bills. Our priorities shape our lives in a positive and or negative way. Are you willing to redesign, some of your priorities for what you want?…