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One-Sentence Financial Rules – Business Insider

Finance

There are 56,956 personal finance books on Amazon.com. In aggregate, they contain more than 3 billion words.

This seems absurd, because 99% of personal finance can be summarized in nine words: Work a lot, spend a little, invest the difference. Master that, and the other 2.999 billion words are filler.

The most important finance topics don’t require details. Most can be, and should be, summarized in a sentence or two.

via One-Sentence Financial Rules – Business Insider.

Obama Wants Americans To Pay Slavery Reparations, Says Fox Host

Ta-Nehisi Coates: “Reparations — by which I mean the full acceptance of our collective biography and its consequences — is the price we must pay to see ourselves squarely,” Coates wrote. “The recovering alcoholic may well have to live with his illness for the rest of his life. But at least he is not living a drunken lie. Reparations beckons us to reject the intoxication of hubris and see America as it is — the work of fallible humans.”


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Surprising Facts About Black Women | MadameNoire

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Madame Noire lists 15 fast facts about the African American woman that may astound you. Among this list are characteristics, strengths, and accomplishments seldom noted in the current conversations African American women have with each other. Drink up, Ladies!

Think you know all there is to know about the African-American experience? These surprising facts about black women just might surprise you.

via Surprising Facts About Black Women | MadameNoire.

Top Designer at Pinterest Delivers Compelling Explanation About Being Black in Silicon Valley – Blerds

Top Designer at Pinterest Delivers Compelling Explanation About Being Black in Silicon Valley – Blerds.

Justin advises teaching simple coding to our young. He also determines that the survival of Silicon Valley will depend on its fixing its social climate.

Blacks and Silicon Valley

Want to Be an App Developer? This Milwaukee High School Preps Next Generation – Blerds

Washington High School is taking the forefront in preparing its students for tech developing careers. Washington High School Technologist, Milwaukee

One Milwaukee high school is ready to foster the next generation of tech entrepreneurs and skilled developers thanks to a unique, rigorous new program that will be available to 10 schools nationwide.

The Washington High School of Information Technology will be one of the few lucky schools that will offer the new mobile app development and entrepreneurship curriculum, the Milwaukee Community Journal MCJ reported.

via Want to Be an App Developer? This Milwaukee High School Preps Next Generation – Blerds.

13 Blacks Influencing Technology In a Major Way Today – Blerds

13 Black initiated businesses that are making great strides in technology. The list may surprise you.

Here is a list of 13 Blacks influencing technology today, according to Business Insider.

Condoleezza Rice, Board of Directors, DropboxEarlier this month, online storage startup Dropbox added Condoleezza Rice to its board of directors.As the former secretary of state and an adviser to the National Security Agency, having someone like Rice as a liaison to Washington, D.C., could be very helpful to Dropbox.

Condoleezza Rice 2014

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