Category: Business

A Win for Black Entrepreneurship: Is the New FTC Ban Good for Black Businesses?

In what has since created shockwaves across the nation, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted 3-2 for banning noncompete agreements, which goes into effect 120 days after the rule is officially published in the Federal Register. This decision will undoubtedly have significant impact on both employers and employees alike, but what about black entrepreneurs?  

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A Quick Guide to Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting Requirements

If you are a business owner with a social media account, odds are you have heard rumblings of a new federal government filing requirement called the Beneficial Ownership Information Reporting requirement or BOI for short. BOI refers to identifying information about the individuals who directly or indirectly own or control a company. This law creates a new information reporting requirement as part of the U.S. government’s efforts to make it harder for bad actors to hide or benefit from their ill-gotten gains through shell companies or other opaque ownership structures.

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Navigating Success, Malcolm Johnson’s Journey as CEO of Langdon Park Capital

Langdon Park Capital is more than just a real estate investment firm; it’s a testament to the vision and dedication of its founder, Malcolm Johnson. With over two decades of experience in real estate finance, Malcolm’s journey began long before his professional career took flight. In an exclusive interview with Johnson, CEO of Langdon Park Capital, we delve into his background, inspirations, and the driving force behind his mission to provide quality, affordable housing in underserved communities.

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Oneunited Bank Introduces Wiseone Insights A Revolutionary Ai-Driven Financial Wellness Companion

OneUnited Bank, the nation’s largest Black-owned bank, unveils WiseOne ® Insights, a revolutionary financial wellness companion. This groundbreaking AI-driven tool is designed to guide, inform, and protect individuals by leveraging financial literacy. WiseOne Insights
aims to improve financial wellness across the nation, while striving to close the racial wealth gap.

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Ray Charles: “A Sound of His Own” Comes to Fixin’s

Blacked Owned businesses means so much more than just being “black owned”. It’s about the vision, the goal and the inspiration behind the business that makes it so special. Taking away status and fame, what is left is just creating a great product that anyone can enjoy. Fixins is all about finding new innovative ways to bring the community together. Collaborating with the Ray Charles Foundation is just one of many opportunities that pinpoints history, legacy, honor and revolutionary pioneers that have paved the way to where we are now.

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