Business & Economy

We learned that small businesses struggle with these massive sales while major retailers make billions. Read more on this inside.

All this talk about the United States' student loan crisis had us thinking about college in other countries.

Sweet Life shares what it means to be young, Black and pursuing your dreams. Check out the cast's blossoming businesses inside.

Kendrick Lamar has a word about investments in a new sketch performance posted on pgLang for Cash App. Check it out inside.

Sadiaa Black Beauty Guide launches National Black Beauty Week this month. Read more details about the event and its' mission inside.

August is National Black Business Month. Check out a list of Black-owned accessory and clothing brands to support this month inside. 

Chicago rapper and activist Vic Mensa unveils the first Black-owned cannabis company in Illinois, 93 Boyz. Read more inside.

The New Year's celebrations are underway. The holiday that follows consumers overspending during Christmas has most Americans spending even more for the New Year’s occasion. Check out this list of 2021’s best cities for New Year’s inside.

Zaire Wade’s sustainable clothing brand released its first NFT collection last month. The Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) partnered with Electric Token and Wade’s social conscious brand YNG-DNA to launch an assortment of NFTs related to the brand’s merchandise.

United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen warned lawmakers that the federal government will likely run out of money by October 18 unless Congress raises the debt ceiling. We found 7 ways the country can make some money before it's all gone.

Anderson .Paak is making use of his Silk Sonic money by investing in a new business. The musician announced that he has opened a sushi restaurant in Sherman Oaks, California with his business partner. Anderson claims it's the best sushi in town. 

Reese Witherspoon is now the richest actress according to Forbes. The publication estimates Witherspoon is now worth $400 million following Monday’s (August 2) news that a media company backed by Blackstone is purchasing a majority stake in her production company Hello Sunshine.