Brand You: Spice Up Your Brand With Good Strategic Partnerships

  You are who and what you know. There is nothing better than strategic partnerships to help grow your brand, however finding the best partnership can become tricky and costly. A strategic partnership can be defined as an informal alliance between two friends/organization/company, with each possessing resources that will help … Continue reading

Real Talk: What Wealthy People Know about Paying for College

The common mistake average Americans make when saving for higher education     College freshmen across the country are eagerly making their way to campuses across the country. However, even as they hang up their posters and sign up for classes, their parents anxiously eye their bank accounts and wonder … Continue reading


I remember when I watched the television series Fame starring Debbie Allen and she would say, “Many of us have dreams but dreams cost.” Yes. They do. And that cost is not only financial. Think about this: How much money would you spend to prep your child for an opportunity – acting, singing, dancing … Continue reading

Brand Yourself By Going Solo: Steps To Securing The Opportunity

  At 35, I was on doing my thing in the music industry as an entrepreneur and publicist for popular celebrities and athletes. Folks like Jill Scott, Mariah Carey, D’Angelo, jazz legend Herbie Hancock and even a few NBA stars like Ray Allen and Chris Webber came to me to … Continue reading

Tips on How High School Students Can Prepare for the First Day of School

-Education and Testing Standards Expert and CEO of Kweller Prep, Frances Kweller, Offers Advice to High School Students on How They Can Be Ready for the First Day of School The summer is coming to a close and school is just a few short weeks away.  Students should not wait until the first day to be prepared to go back-to-school. Frances Kweller, education expert and CEO of … Continue reading

Real Talk: How to Recover Like a Younger You

Remember Your 20s? Food Science Expert Shares  5 Nutrients That Help You Feel Younger While barbecues, sports leagues, family vacations, days at the beach and nights out with friends are fun, keeping up with summer recreation while maintaining a steady work schedule can be challenging, says Budge Collinson. And before … Continue reading

Fake It Until You Make It : How To Go From Failure To Fearless

  How many of us are faking it through life right now? Pretending all is good: the marriage, the children, bank account and career. Yes. To some extent, we are all faking it. Is it still possible to fake it, learn from the failure and ultimately become fearless to win? … Continue reading

Style Watch: 5 Accessories You Should Have In Your Closet This Fall

By Naima Turner, For fall, accessories are getting a major upgrade! Many of the basic accessories we rely on everyday have been remixed into visions of grandeur. From bold statement necklaces, to dazzling earrings, to fedoras fit for a diva – the accessory lineup of fall 2014 will take … Continue reading