Start a Side Hustle for your survival

SideHustle ComputerThe expression side hustle was first used in 1950, which makes the term much older than many realize. The term became popular during and after the last recession, when traditional jobs disappeared and enterprising people had to make ends meet. Well, here we go again.

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BootStrapping versus Borrowing

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When I talk to the average Black business owner about money, they usually tell me that money is needed to grow their businesses but money is hard to find. When I ask them how much they need and what would they use the money for, that amount is about $5,000 to $10,000 and the bulk of that money will be used to get more customers in the door.

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The Top 3 Survival Bug-a-boos That Maintains Black Folk Status-Quo

By Lawrence A Robinson
As Black people we already know what is holding us back, it’s mostly us. The America society and justice system is designed in such a way that makes it hard, sometimes impossible, to break free enough to actually pursue life’s pleasures.

Some call it ‘systemic racism.’ Even now, we are forced to make our way through the gauntlet of life’s traps, designed to lead us to failure or to maintain the status-quo.

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BootStrapping versus Borrowing

BootstrappingBanner 200

When I talk to the average Black business owner about money, they usually tell me that money is needed to grow their businesses but money is hard to find. When I ask them how much they need and what would they use the money for, that amount is about $5,000 to $10,000 and the bulk of that money will be used to get more customers in the door.

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Does Trump's Tax Break Bill Stab Black Folk In The Wallet?

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Trump's new tax code stabs Black tax payers right in the wallet. The 3 year limit to amend your tax has been eliminated. The IRS admits that the average taxpayer recoups about $2800 for each year with a 3 year maximum amendment period. So, if you amend your last three years of tax returns, you could recoup a minimum of $8400.

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