William S. Matthews is an accomplished businessman, author, and community advocate, or, as many often call him, a modern-day Renaissance man. He sits down with Wealth Noir to talk about how he finds purpose in educating young people on topics like financial literacy, leadership and navigating corporate America. When he’s not giving back to his community, he’s building an impressive real estate portfolio.
We explore current proposals that could help close the racial wealth gap, individual actions you can take to help reconfigure our systems, and a few next steps to help you and your family rise above the statistics.
Jasmine Black is the founder and CEO of the boutique consulting firm Brainchild. They provide support in business planning and consulting. She is also a part of an all-female football league. As a former banker and competitive athlete, she is determined to help black and brown entrepreneurs build and sustain their businesses.
While the solution and causes behind the racial wealth gap are complicated, the problem itself is simple. The fact is, Black families in the U.S. hold about 15% 1 the wealth of white families.
Did you know that you can increase your wealth through having high-income skills? High-income skills are skills that allow you to earn a six-figure income each year and ultimately lead you on the path to financial freedom. There are many ways to earn extra money that don’t require a degree or a lot of training. In fact, most of them can be done online and from the comfort of your home.
Arthur P. Johnson Jr. is the chief strategy officer at Pure Storage. He has held several senior level positions in technology and finance. In addition to his very accomplished career he has built a real estate portfolio of 50+ units across four states.
Brittany Edwards is forging her own path in Product Management. When she’s not working on innovation in finance and technology she is dedicating her time and energy to Incorp[Her]ated, a non-profit organization she co-founded. She has found a way to merge her passion and talents to create opportunities for herself and her community.
There are several ways to invest in real estate. This article outlines the difference between rental properties and REITs and discuss the pros and cons of both.
There are several types of financial advisors out there. Find the right style of financial advisor for your needs based on where you are in your financial journey. This article outlines the difference between four different types of financial advisors and gives advice to help you choose the best one for your situation.
The following conversation was conducted over email and edited for flow and clarity. Benny Pough is the head of ALJ Britt Enterprises, a medium-sized real estate company specializing in renting homes to low-income families and families that are just getting started. Benny personally helps couples get their first apartment together, working-class people, and seniors. Before […]