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BDPA Foundation

  • Newsletter: BDPA Washington DC (May 2017)
    We are very proud that our monthly publication of bdpatoday has been issued for May 2017. There are a number of great articles and updates in this issue. Check it out! Newsletter: BDPA Washington DC (May 2017) from BDPA Foundation
    - 5 days ago 25 May 17, 1:10pm -
  • BDPA Confers Lifetime Achievement Award to Melvin Greer (Intel Corporation)
    Melvin GreerBDPA will honor Cornell University graduate, Melvin Greer, Director of Data Science and Analytics at Intel, with their Lifetime Achievement Award during BDPA’s 39th Annual National Technology Conference and Career Fair to be held July 2…
    - 14 days ago 16 May 17, 2:42pm -
  • BDPA Foundation Executive Director Wayne Hicks about 2017 BDPA Technology Conference
    Technology Expresso hosts a conversation with Wayne Hicks, Executive Director for BDPA Education and Technology Foundation about the BDPA Technology Conference held in Cincinnati on July 26-29, 2017. Listen and get all of the details!
    - 17 days ago 13 May 17, 10:15am -
  • BDPA Adds Valeisha Butterfield Jones to Their Prestigious Honorary Chairs' Group
    Valeisha Butterfield JonesBDPA recently added Valeisha Butterfield Jones to their prominent list of Honorary Chairs. Butterfield-Jones is Google’s head of Black Community Engagement. She joins BDPA Honorary Chairs’ General Colin Powell, the forme…
    - 19 days ago 11 May 17, 8:24am -
  • President Profile: Ebenezer Kyei-Baffour (BDPA Southern Minnesota)
    Rochester, MinnesotaBDPA Southern Minnesota chapter was chartered in May 1999. The chapter has been financially supported by Mayo Clinic over the past decade.  This chapter has one of the smallest population bases with the BDPA family, however, the…
    - 30 days ago 29 Apr 17, 6:24pm -
  • BDPA Applauds Career Communications Group Corporate Support
    BDPA applauds the corporate support from Career Communications Group of BDPA’s 39th Annual National Technology Conference and Career Fair from July 26-29 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The career fair is free and open to the public.…
    - 32 days ago 28 Apr 17, 2:16pm -
  • BDPA Announces Oracle as a Silver Level Sponsorship
    BDPA announces Oracle as a proud Silver Level Sponsor of their 2017 Annual National Technology Conference and Career Fair, July 26-29 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. With more than 420,000 customers, 115,000 employees, and operations i…
    - 34 days ago 26 Apr 17, 10:23am -
  • BDPA Confirms Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond as a Sponsor
    BDPA recognizes the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond as a Sponsor of BDPA’s 39th Annual National Technology Conference and Career Fair from July 26-29 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The career fair is free and open to the public. BD…
    - 41 days ago 19 Apr 17, 10:27am -
  • Monsanto Scholarships for BDPA Students - Deadline: 6/15/2017
    Monsanto Company is proud to partner with Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) to provide $10,000 in annual scholarships to students with an interest in pursuing or continuing a 4 year academic program related to Information Technology (IT). Th…
    - 43 days ago 17 Apr 17, 9:30am -
  • Oracle Scholarship for BDPA Students * Deadline 7/1/2017
    Oracle knows talented individuals drive success, and they are willing to encourage positive workforce development through organizations such as BDPA. As such, Oracle made decision to offer the 9th Annual Oracle Scholarship for BDPA Students again thi…
    - 44 days ago 16 Apr 17, 10:18am -
  • BDPA Acknowledges Bronze Level Sponsorship of McDonald's
    McDonald'sIT Giant Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) proudly acknowledge the widely acclaimed 2017 Bronze Level Sponsorship from McDonald’s, a leading global food service retailer who are working hard to make tasty food with a “less is more…
    - 44 days ago 15 Apr 17, 4:45pm -
  • 2nd Annual Wanda Everett BDPA Scholarship (Deadline: 5/16/17)
    BDPA Education and Technology Foundation (BETF) and Daugherty Business Solutions seek to support the career aspiration of BDPA students in the St. Louis area. We are proud to offer the 2nd Annual Wanda Everett BDPA Scholarship to any eligible BDPA St…
    - 46 days ago 14 Apr 17, 10:00am -
  • Top 10 BDPA Chapters (Membership, March 2017)
    The lifeblood of any nonprofit association is its membership. We have a new chapter who leads the nation in BDPA members.... BDPA Cincinnati.   The chapter ... led by its president, Shawnda Peterson ... continues to amaze others by its consistent gr…
    - 47 days ago 13 Apr 17, 9:00am -
  • BDPA Lands STEM Sponsorship from Baxter International
    Globally respected as a major medical first, Baxter International contributed to BDPA’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program as a Corporate Sponsor. Baxter International is an American innovator health care company who s…
    - 47 days ago 12 Apr 17, 4:54pm -
  • BDPA and State Farm Continue Long-Term Silver Level Sponsorship
    Long term BDPA partner State Farm continues its commitment to community through their sponsorship of BDPA’s 39th Annual National Technology Conference and Career Fair from July 26-29th at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. BDPA is the larg…
    - 50 days ago 10 Apr 17, 8:24am -
  • BDPA St. Louis hosts Learn to Golf and 9-Hole Scramble Event
    BDPA St. Louis is hosting a Learn to Golf and 9 Hole Scramble Event on May 20, 2017. Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the game of golf or take lessons to learn the proper techniques? Then don’t miss this full-filled event which will have…
    - 57 days ago 3 Apr 17, 12:58pm -
  • Grant Disbursement: BDPA Dallas ($2,831)
    BDPA Dallas chapter president Chad White submitted a proposal seeking fund from the BDPA Education and Technology Foundation (BETF). The chapter needed the funds to support the growth of its Student Information Technology Education and Scholarship (…
    - 59 days ago 31 Mar 17, 5:00pm -
  • Malik Saafir * 2016 Bemley Scholar (Morehouse College)
    Malik SaafirBDPA Atlanta students earned 1st place in National BDPA High School Computer Competition (HSCC) championship held in August 2016. The HSCC competition comprises three components: oral testing, written testing and a programming project. Ma…
    - 59 days ago 31 Mar 17, 4:59pm -
  • Eli Lilly Scholarship for BDPA Students (Due: June 2, 2017)
    BDPA Education and Technology Foundation is proud to open up the application period for any graduating high school student or current college student interested in the 11th Annual Eli Lilly and Company Scholarship for BDPA Students!The purpose of the…
    - 60 days ago 31 Mar 17, 9:39am -
  • College Students Create Music Streaming Application
    Meet Omose Ogala & Daniel Nfodjo​, creators of Vizzi Music! Frustrated with the cost of music, Omose worked with his brother, Idia Ogala to get Vizzi Music off the ground. Later adding Daniel to the team, these college students are giving one of th…
    - 66 days ago 24 Mar 17, 8:08pm -
  • Johnson & Johnson Scholarship (Deadline: 6/2/2017)
    Johnson & Johnson is a Gold-Level Sponsor of BDPA. We are proud to offer the Johnson & Johnson Scholarship to any eligible college student!The Johnson & Johnson Scholarship seeks to provide financial assistance to any rising sophomore or higher stude…
    - 72 days ago 18 Mar 17, 4:06pm -
  • BDPA Lands Johnson & Johnson Gold Level Sponsorship
    The long-term investment into BDPA by Johnson & Johnson has been ongoing for well over a decade. It continues into 2017 as Johnson & Johnson renewed its Gold Level corporate sponsorship of the 39thAnnual BDPA Technology Conference in Cincinnati, OH.…
    - 84 days ago 7 Mar 17, 11:22am -
  • BDPA Cincinnati Newsletter (Spring 2017)
    BDPA Cincinnati Newsletter (Spring 2017) from Entrepreneurial Engagement Ohio
    - 84 days ago 6 Mar 17, 3:40pm -
  • BDPA Names the First of Its 2017 Honorary Chairs: General Colin Powell and TV Journalist Roland Martin
    General Colin PowellInformation Technology Giant BDPA named General Colin Powell and TV Journalist Roland Martin as two of this year’s Honorary Chairs to its 39th Annual National Technology Conference and Career Fair to be held July 26-29, 2017, at…
    - 91 days ago 28 Feb 17, 9:15am -
  • Wells Fargo Continues Its BDPA Bronze Level Sponsorship
    Nationally recognized as one of America's most reputable investment firms with a heritage of superior client service and unparalleled capabilities, Wells Fargo recently joined a list of top corporate bronze level sponsors of BDPA’s 39th Annual Nati…
    - 92 days ago 27 Feb 17, 8:51am -

Auction Finds

  • ‘Gone Fishin’ watercolor reminds me of my uncle
    From as far back as I can remember, my uncle Arthur Lee has loved to go fishing. He’s a Southerner, and fishing in any creek or private pond or lake that was home to fish was in his blood. He started fishing (and hunting) as a young man, taking his…
    - 6 days ago 24 May 17, 10:59am -
  • Things that make me go “Wow!” and “Huh?”
    Most of the time when I’m previewing items at auction – usually in the hour before the action starts – I amble through the aisles, stopping at a table here and there, picking up stuff or just moving one thing out of the way so I can get to anot…
    - 8 days ago 22 May 17, 8:04am -
  • Love spoken in a book written in language of flowers
    It wasn’t the sort of old book I’d normally grab at auction. I’m usually looking for books with an African American theme, ones that tell the story of my history. But the title of this little book, which I could hold easily in one hand, called…
    - 13 days ago 17 May 17, 1:14pm -
  • Sweet draw of a ’67 Mustang, ’68 Stingray & ’70 Cobra
    When I walked through the door of the auction house, a group of men had already taken their places around the two cars to my left. The shiny blue Mustang and white Corvette Stingray had seductively drawn them into their spaces. I easily breezed my wa…
    - 15 days ago 15 May 17, 10:58am -
  • US passport bears black woman’s 1892 call for freedom
    Some friends and I will be taking a Mediterranean cruise later this year, so I had to make sure my passport was up to date. While flipping through it, I was reminded of a comment from a stamp collector I met during a “First-Day-of-Issue” dedic…
    - 20 days ago 10 May 17, 2:06pm -
  • Little story books that fit in a child’s hands
    I could hold the books quite easily in my open hand, they were that small. They were obviously made for children based on their tininess and the familiar characters on the covers: The Three Pigs The Gingerbread Boy Little Red Riding Hood Beauty and t…
    - 22 days ago 8 May 17, 7:46am -
  • Butterflies as wall art & not specimens
    The bright metal butterflies had their own space on walls that normally held paintings and other artwork at the auction house. There were so many of the large and colorful butterflies – some with cutouts and others solid – that they needed a gia…
    - 27 days ago 3 May 17, 10:24am -
  • Washtubs stand in for planter & summer cooler
    The first time I saw the washtubs at auction, I was struck by their utilitarianism. They were galvanized metal with black numbers painted on them and black legs holding them up. The auction house had sat them conspicuously on white bedroom furniture…
    - 29 days ago 1 May 17, 6:09am -
  • Whimsical 1912 tire treads to fit your political party or job
    I knew I needed new tires because my handyman had already done the penny test on the tread of the Michelins that had come on the used Mazda 6 I had bought in 2014. It was two years old then, and the tires were still in good shape. He told me that I…
    - 34 days ago 26 Apr 17, 12:19pm -
  • Ashtrays bespeak a different era for Howard Johnson’s
    I don’t have any young memories of eating a vanilla ice cream cone from the 28 flavors at Howard Johnson’s. My family could never afford to eat there or drop by for a bite on travels we never took. Even if we could, the Howard Johnson’s of the…
    - 36 days ago 24 Apr 17, 2:44pm -

Succeed As Your Own Boss

  • newWhat Kind of Business Insurance Do You Need?
    Insurance is not a sexy topic for a business owner, but it is necessary to think about. Protecting both your business and yourself should be a top priority as an entrepreneur. When is the last time you looked over your business insurance needs? Have…
    - 22 hours ago 29 May 17, 5:30am -
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Working with Family
    Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET.  This is excerpted from my recent interview with Kathy Kolbe, @kathykolbe co-author…
    - 5 days ago 25 May 17, 5:30am -
  • 7 Ideas To Get Leads Using Your Blog
    Guest Article If you run a small business or an ecommerce website, generating leads is probably one of the most important things you focus on. As a business owner, your first concern is to attract people to your business and get them interested in yo…
    - 7 days ago 23 May 17, 5:30am -
  • 5 Things You Can Do This Week To Grow Your List
    Email marketing can be a fabulous way to increase sales and engage your audience, but if you have no clue how to build or grow your email marketing list, that is something you need to focus on right away. Email is still the #1 way to nurture relation…
    - 8 days ago 22 May 17, 5:30am -
  • The Importance of Having an Ideal Client & How to Pick One
    Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET.  This is excerpted from my recent interview with Dequiana Jackson, @InspiredMedia1…
    - 12 days ago 18 May 17, 5:30am -
  • Four Keys to Achieving Bootstrapping Success
    Guest Article When I began my entrepreneurial journey back in 2007, I had no idea what was on the horizon. An economic crash in 2008 brought my life to a screeching halt, and I’m sure the same happened to many of you. After weighing my options, I d…
    - 14 days ago 16 May 17, 5:30am -
  • How to Handle Unhappy Customers in Your Small Business
    Sometimes you just want to hang up. Unhappy customers are part of running a small business. No matter how pleasant your personality or your service delivery someone will eventually criticize your product, staff, packaging, or even your response to th…
    - 15 days ago 15 May 17, 5:30am -
  • How Answering Services Can Facilitate Small Business Growth
    Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET.  This is excerpted from my recent interview with Grayson Kemper. Grayson Kemper is a…
    - 19 days ago 11 May 17, 5:30am -
  • Are You Dragging FEAR Into Your Small Business Sales Process?
    Guest Article As a small business owner, our mortgages, our cars, our families, our LIVES, can hinge on our business and our ability to sell and generate revenue. We take that incredibly personally and the stress and fear of losing a customer or blow…
    - 21 days ago 9 May 17, 5:30am -
  • How to Position Your Business to Sell
    If selling your business is your exit strategy, realize that you will need to start positioning your business long before you (metaphorically) put your For Sale sign out front. How you plan and grow your business is key. You also need to make sure y…
    - 22 days ago 8 May 17, 5:30am -

Best 2 Keep It Simple

  • Suddenly Google hides search results in Keyword Planner: No more finding free keywords for us
    Google hides search results in keyword planner Google the biggest search engine has stepped in front of all small businesses. By stopping us from seeing those valuable keywords monthly search data. We now have to pay via Adwords. How Google...The po…
    - 12 Sep 16, 12:20pm -
  • Grapes the Godly fruit
    The True Vine “Jesus said, ‘I am the true vine and my Father is the gardener. He takes away every branch that does not bear fruit in me. He prunes every branch that bears fruit so that it will bear...The post Grapes the Godly fruit appeared firs…
    - 1 Mar 16, 3:00am -
  • 4 Tips to get your To Do List completed everytime
      I want to share with you 4 to do list tips that I use. I hope it will help you to get your to-do list tasks completed. As the new year approaches its important to have your goals ready....The post 4 Tips to get your To Do List completed everytime…
    - 28 Dec 15, 3:30am -
  • Merry Christmas Beautiful One
      It’s nearly here, 2016 is just around the corner. Have you got your gifts sorted? I have, as usual, I shop in January and leave the bigger gifts near December to get. I hope your business showed the results...The post Merry Christmas Beautiful…
    - 22 Dec 15, 4:00am -
  • Did you achieve your goals this year?
      Yes yes, this year has nearly ended and I want to know how your goals went. If you did not achieve what you set out to do, yet gave it a good try, still feel proud & use it...The post Did you achieve your goals this year? appeared first on JWGInt…
    - 8 Dec 15, 3:00am -

Rise & Grind

  • Transform – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutesNothing transforms a person faster than someone pretty much holding someone’s hand through this life. Every other form of transformation by inspiration and even by blueprint is left up to chance. With that said how can one gi…
    - 8 days ago 22 May 17, 3:01am -
  • Investments – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutesIt’s the new buzz word since everyone is making money except you. It’s the cheat code to the game as all you have to do is put your money in and sit back and be smart while the shit doubles and triples. Are you the only per…
    - 22 days ago 8 May 17, 3:01am -
  • Let Me Out – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutesThe game is a lot to everybody and a lot of people want to get out. They want to get out of the constant pressure to suceeed, create, adapt, innovate and even just be there to receive money. What they don’t realize is when th…
    - 36 days ago 24 Apr 17, 3:01am -
  • Business Bully Podcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutesI had the honor and privilege to be on the Business Bully Podcast the other day. David Anderson and I went over a whole host of topics and really got into some of the things that we struggle with trying to get this information…
    - 44 days ago 16 Apr 17, 6:31am -
  • Break Even – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutes  Breaking Even is one of the major hurdles where people quit the game. They are so happy to recoup all they put in that they say it’s time to get out of the game since my idea isn’t profitable.  It’s funny to me as I n…
    - 50 days ago 10 Apr 17, 3:01am -
  • Ball – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutesIt’s hard to take advantage of the son if the Father is around! Sometimes you are watching the evolution of a thought and a end of a era and things just don’t make sense to you.  So when someone jumps out and says outrageo…
    - 64 days ago 27 Mar 17, 3:01am -
  • Humble Pie – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutes  Once you have it you can’t go back. Once you beat all the odds you won’t ever be humble again. The fact that someone even states that you need to eat some Humble Pie shows your lack of discipline. People can feel what yo…
    - 71 days ago 20 Mar 17, 3:01am -
  • Name Game – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutesSo many people seem to struggle with naming their product/brand. A lot of you quit and say you’re not creative or you do a half-ass effort and put a Z at the end of it…. RIZE and STYLEZ. Simply put you are trying to be like…
    - 78 days ago 13 Mar 17, 3:01am -
  • Good Look – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutes  Even on the low you have to be mindful of how you look to others. Money no matter what has expectations if you’re loud they want you to shut up and if you’re quiet they want you to be thankful. So you really can’t esca…
    - 99 days ago 20 Feb 17, 3:01am -
  • Oportunidad – Blogcast
    Reading Time: 1 minutesSometimes you can’t see the opportunities because they are written in another language. In our case the opportunities have been in a language in which we lose because we want to be part of the greater society. So most intelli…
    - 13 Feb 17, 3:01am -

Dream and Hustle

Black Web 2.0

  • African American Men and Women Different Hair Texture
    Men and women have different genes, and we can say that they are different in hair textures and other things because of other genes. The difference in faces, a difference in body and difference in hair. These all changes are due to the hormones and h…
    - 27 Oct 16, 6:19am -
  • Best Women’s Running Shoes By Brooks Shoes
    When women go shopping, they can see different brands of the shoes which are providing various functions to the user but is this true that what they are providing is good for you? If you are the one who needs some great and comfortable shoe, then thi…
    - 24 Oct 16, 2:23pm -
  • Best Men’s Running Shoes By Brooks Shoes
    Brooks Shoes always come up with the running shoes which are robust and comfortable for the user. Brooks Shoes care about their users and understand their dreams are important and for that they need great shoes. Necessary factors for the runners on t…
    - 23 Oct 16, 7:12am -
  • Hey friends, Hyper news! Please share!
    Kibo Platform Hey friends, Hyper news! Please share! Black Web 2.0 Launches the ICO of the first decentralized lottery started now on the Ethereum blockchain and smart contracts. The platform offers tools for the launching of a proprietary, ready, in…
    - 4 Oct 16, 2:39pm -
  • Top Black Entrepreneurs, Founders and CEO from Silicon Valley.
    It has noticed that African American founders are showing significant progress, and many magazines, as well as newspapers, are printing about them. There is no doubt that these people are trying their best to make their reputation and to trying to sh…
    - 29 Sep 16, 7:35am -
  • Why Minority of African-Americans are Working in the Internet startup space.
    Many people are trying to attract the people towards the main issues in the American-African society and by talking about these topics they can change the society. With no good examples that have utilized advanced education to excel in life, the easi…
    - 29 Sep 16, 4:24am -
  • Moto X Play – Bit Old but Still Efficient in All.
    Everyone is going towards the new phones like some are following Motorola while others are following Samsung and some of them are using Lenovo. These all phones are good in performance, and people are quite satisfied with the phones but do you still…
    - 28 Sep 16, 9:53am -
  • Mobile Application to Raise the Bar of your Privacy.
    Mobile Application Privacy is the primary concern of the people now, and they are trying to protect their photos and different stuff by using Mobile Application. Are you tired of changing your pin again and again because this is a headache now for yo…
    - 28 Sep 16, 9:32am -
  • The Adoption of Smart phones and it’s Unseen Results.
    Without our permission, smart phones are getting involve in our lives, and we need these phones without any other thought. From the grocery shopping to the booking of the tickets we need our smartphones. It has been seen that many people look like sa…
    - 28 Sep 16, 6:38am -
  • How to Make Smart Phone Smarter?
    A case of the smart phone seems like it’s just covering the phone in the cover but you can realize this at the point when something is about to happen to your phone but just because of the super cover your phone is safe and without any scratch. It…
    - 28 Sep 16, 6:26am -

Women Are Gamechangers

  • Signal Lane Change
    Signal please! One of the first rules drilled into a beginner driver is to signal a lane change. At some point, the road you’re on will come to an end and it’s time to exit. Signaling a lane change could literally save your life. Driving my hoop…
    - 52 days ago 7 Apr 17, 5:46pm -
  • Seasons
    What season are you in? Just like the weather in Houston can go through all four seasons in a day, so can my moods. I often wonder what today would be like if I extended different seasons of my life. No telling how much money I could have made had I…
    - 86 days ago 5 Mar 17, 1:54pm -
  • Impact!
    Wherever you are, impact!   Are you striving to impact history? This Black History month Women Are Gamechangers will capture snapshots of the history that black women are making today. Black women have appreciated and taken advantage of gains histor…
    - 4 Feb 17, 9:28am -
  • Clarity
    Clarity of thought Clarity is my theme for 2017. I want to be clear in thought and deed.  Spontaneity has been my modus operandi for the majority of my life. I always liked that trait in me, until I began to reflect on why my deepest desires seem so…
    - 2 Jan 17, 12:50am -
  • Eyes Wide Open!
    Keep your eyes on the ball I spent my entire youth playing and loving softball. Keep your eyes on the ball is one of the most important skills in the game. You need that skill on both offense and defense. Try hitting the ball if you’re not looking…
    - 1 Dec 16, 8:13pm -
  • The Mourning After
    The Truth Of The Matter, we’re in mourning   The mourning after the biggest disappointment of my life is truly ‘ a coming of age’ reckoning. The very thing I feared would happen, happened. I only wanted a better future for my grandsons, One fr…
    - 9 Nov 16, 10:27am -
  • Covered It!
    Bucket List, covered! To-do list, done! I covered it is usually a good thing. Excuses or guilt in life give us cover when nerves prevent us from making the hard choices to change our situations. If I don’t do it, then who will? That’s always an a…
    - 2 Oct 16, 10:52am -
  • Today is not done yet!
    John 9:4King James Version (KJV) 4 I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work. It’s time to do me, I’m done with them I’m done! I have been here so many times before. Anytime life gets in…
    - 1 Sep 16, 9:51pm -
  • Thrust Forward
    Why I encourage Always thrust ahead As my life thrusts forward, I reflect on how I keep it moving in that direction. Times when I got stuck, couldn’t move because of melancholy or paralyzing indecision, I thrust myself forward by focusing on someon…
    - 1 Aug 16, 7:45am -
  • Whose Life Is It Anyway?
    Life is what you make it. As a mother realizing my young adults were beginning to make life decisions, I had to step back and ask myself, whose life is it anyway? How do I as mother relinquish total control? Then I had to check myself because I never…
    - 1 Jul 16, 1:25am -
  • Didn’t See That Coming
    Didn’t see that coming is a reaction of mine more often lately. All the jobs that have come my way were actually chosen based on my ability to work them, and to take care of my children simultaneously. A competing career was never in the offering f…
    - 1 Jun 16, 7:00am -
  • I think I can, I think I can, I can!
    I think I can change my mind, my life, my wants and desires. Maybe I can. “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” Ph.4:13 NIV The only antiques I personally like are pictures. Old houses, furniture, cars or machines hold no fascina…
    - 1 May 16, 1:01am -
  • Begin Again
    As I write my present and plan my future, I contemplate my past As I begin to pursue a fulfilled 2016, it may benefit me to know what I want, to begin again, as I journey through. Is this what retirement should be about? Is this what a new job or a n…
    - 1 Apr 16, 7:00am -
  • Through The Lenses
    The two most important days of a person’s life are the day she was born and the day she learns why.   This year I share my Evolution through life. One that leads me from material abundant life to the exact abundance that God promised me. Many who…
    - 1 Mar 16, 8:15am -
  • Goodbye 2015
    The days are quickly going by. We have 15 days left in 2015. While this has been a year of growth for many of us, it has also been a transition. Over the last 4.5 years WAGC has transformed from a blog with no readers to a Gamechanger in the blogging…
    - 16 Dec 15, 8:05am -

Ask The Money Coach

  • 3 Lessons I Learned From Meeting Oprah
    Last Updated: April 6, 2017Ten years ago, I had the good fortune to be featured as an expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show and to meet the all-time queen of daytime talk TV.   That life-changing experience led to many more connections with Oprah’s vas…
    - 53 days ago 6 Apr 17, 3:06pm -
  • Invitation to Money Coach University’s Open House
    Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach, and publishing expert Earl Cox, co-founders of the financial advice site AskTheMoneyCoach.com, invite you to the Grand Opening and Virtual Open House for the official launch of Money Coach University on Feb.…
    - 15 Feb 17, 2:46pm -
  • The Pros and Cons of Paying Off Someone Else’s Debt
    Last Updated: February 13, 2017Managing your personal finances wisely is one of the hallmarks of a responsible and mature person. Unfortunately, not everyone is able to or willing to handle their own financial affairs. Sometimes money problems occur…
    - 13 Feb 17, 1:24pm -
  • Warning: IRS Partners With Debt Collection Companies
    Last Updated: February 7, 2017Starting in spring of 2017, the IRS plans to allow private debt collection agencies to retrieve outstanding tax debt from consumers on behalf of the government. Signed into federal law under the Fixing America’s Surfac…
    - 17 Jan 17, 12:01am -
  • 5 Smart Ways to Give the Gift of Stock Investing This Holiday Season
    Last Updated: December 13, 2016With the holiday season approaching, everyone’s looking for a unique gift for our friends and family. After all, no one wants another receive another pair of boring socks! Just as our modern world is evolving, why sho…
    - 14 Dec 16, 12:01am -
  • A Rallying Cry for Future Entrepreneurs
    Last Updated: March 17, 2017Millions of Americans would like to start their own businesses. But a lot of would-be entrepreneurs worry about the loss of a “steady” paycheck or giving up corporate benefits. Well, what if I told you that I could hel…
    - 16 Nov 16, 12:01am -
  • True Financial Freedom: What it Is, and Getting There
    Last Updated: November 7, 2016“Financial Freedom” is a term that gets tossed around a lot, but what does it mean exactly? I’ll talk about that here – and what you can do to get there. What is true financial freedom? Early retirement after a l…
    - 8 Nov 16, 12:01am -

Happy Black Woman

  • HBW089: Teri Johnson, How A Travel Lifestyle Is Possible For Black Women
    In this day and age, a travel lifestyle is a new way of living that many people observe from a distance and wonder whether it is possible for them. Today’s guest, Teri Johnson is known as “The Travelista,” because she’s not only discovered ho…
    - 6 days ago 24 May 17, 6:00am -
  • How to Get Back Into Alignment
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