Apple’s Beats Buy is Two-Sided for Music Streaming

LOS ANGELES— Apple's $3 billion purchase of headphone maker and streaming music company Beats Electronics sheds light on a rarely recognized reality in the music-streaming industry: It's hard to succeed in the business without...

Credit Managment 101

In today's world of high finance, managing your credit is a key to financial success. The first step is to know your FICO score and how it is impacted by your credit activities. The...

Get your Financial House in Order

Welcome to 2014! As you begin the New Year, now is a good time to get your financial house in order. A good place to start is making sure you have adequate life insurance....

Success Stories: Diane S. Taitt, Interior Architect

Name and professional title: Diane S. Taitt, ASID, Assoc AIA; Founder and Managing Principal of De Space Designs Name of business: De Space Designs, a “Wholistic” earth-centered interior architecture & design practice. Brief: Taitt has...

Frank Savage Knows How to Sail Against the Wind

Frank Savage has a theory about what it will take to bring down the rate of African-American unemployment, which is hovering at 14 percent, higher than any other group in the nation. He believes...

Black Professional Pursues Philanthropy for Millennials

Ebonie Johnson Cooper has a whirlwind life. One typical day found her leaving a lunch date with friends, headed to a business meeting and planning to conduct the Washington, D.C. session of “Defining Young...

We’re More Connected Everyday

  I love this time of the year.  Oh, yes – the holidays, too – but, I am referring to the release of the newest Nielsen Cross-Platform Report. The latest edition is called A New...

Thrifting: Designer Treasures at Bargain-Basement Prices

Ever wonder how you could get your hands on a piece from one of those high-end designer labels like St. John’s, Ferragamo, or Burberry? How about finding more affordable labels like Coach, Nine West...

D.C.’s Best Knownand Liked– Hole in the Wall

Drive by too fast and you won’t notice it. Blink and you may miss it, as well. That’s just how the family-based owners of Horace & Dickie’s Seafood and Chicken prefer it to remain—a...

U Street: Casual, Affordable Elegance on a Friday Night

A wide array of nightlife choices avail themselves to week’s end visitors to U Street, but Dickson Wine Bar on 9th and U Streets, N.W. has no problem packing all three of its levels...

Success Stories: Maria Beckett

A leader in the information systems and technology industry for more than 20 years, Maria Beckett founded Maricom Systems, Inc. in 1996 as a one-person consulting firm. Over the last 15 years, it has...

Darnell Self: Entrepreneurial Success

Darnell Self, entrepreneur and wealth mentor, has been instrumental in changing the legacies of hundreds of thousands of families across the nation. He has coached and guided 12 people to becoming millionaires and over...

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