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Meet The Russells: The Hall of Fame Family of Atlanta

Builder Herman J. Russell, Sr. felt like the proudest father in Georgia as he watched his three adult children H. Jerome Russell, Michael Russell and Donata Russell Major being inducted into the Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of ...

Credit Score Killers

Your credit score can make or break your financial future.

Housing Groups Call for Widespread Renovations $2 Million Effort Launched to Re-Build Neighborhoods

A spectrum of housing groups have called for the purchase and renovation of 7,500 homes in metro Atlanta over the next five years to help rebuild Atlanta neighborhoods in the wake of the foreclosure crisis. Achieving that would create jobs, ...

Can Black-Owned Franchises Help Narrow the Wealth Gap?

Growing up, all Ronald Smothers ever wanted was to own his own business. In the mid-’70s, armed with a degree from UCLA, he chose a career in franchise restaurants, opening a Burger King in Los Angeles’ Crenshaw neighborhood. He saw ...

The Price Is Right?: City leaders weigh pros, cons of $1 billion stadium project

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed stood before what he considers a local press corps that’s adversarial Tuesday at City Hall and diffused the tension in an alcove outside his office with humor.

Fight AIDS with your Smartphone

When you're not using your smartphone, scientists can now use it to fight AIDS.

ABL Profile: Thomas W. Dortch, Jr.

TWD, Inc. is a full service business development firm offering services in the specialized areas of business development, strategic planning, marketing, development, fundraising, political campaign management, and special event planning. Our clients include corporate, educational, religious, governmental and non-profit agencies.

Want a job? Good luck finding full-time work

More people are landing jobs these days, but they are often part-time or temp work.

Minority Businesses Offering Mentorship Opportunities

On the heels of the successful graduation of more than 20 Georgia Mentor Protégé Connection (MPC) firms in June, the prestigious small business capacity building program has begun its first round of interviews for the next class this week.

GSU Inducts Russell Family Into Business Hall Of Fame

Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is giving the royal treatment to one of Atlanta’s first families of entrepreneurship.

Delta Posts 2Q Profit on Lower Fuel Spending

Delta is spending less on fuel these days, and that's helping the airline make money even though passengers aren't doing much more flying

Why Obama won't bailout Detroit

Four years ago, the Obama administration rode to the rescue of two Detroit automakers, pouring $80 billion into General Motors and Chrysler Group to see them through their bankruptcies.

Beyond the Rhetoric: A Real way to save our Mortgages

It is now five years since the great financial crisis of 2008, which saw housing markets plummet, the stock market swoon, and millions of Americans lose their jobs in the wake of the recession that ensued.

Miller Lite Turns Great Friends Into Business Partners

Miller Lite is turning great friends into business partners through Miller Lite Tap the FutureTM , a business competition pitting teams of entrepreneurs against each other for a prize pool of $400,000 in business grants. Competitors will have a chance ...

Six Ways to Help Teens Manage Money

Your teenage kids may be old enough to get a part-time job and start taking college prep exams, but do they know how to manage their money?