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Using Life Insurance To Build Generational Wealth

For me, having a life-insurance policy is not an option – it’s a necessity. It ensures your final arrangements are covered and creates a financial asset, a tax-free instrument to transfer generational wealth.

2020: Education Exposed

Like most things, education's socioeconomic effects have had its most significant impact on the neediest people. No sector of our society has felt a greater impact than parents, especially low-income impoverished single-parent households, and homes with special educational needs.

Letter from NAACP Seattle-King County Education Chair, Josette Wicker

Though the excitement of back-to-school activities remains, with K – 12 classes in Seattle starting last Friday, September 4th, many districts in King County are still not prepared to support our students as they return to school. This comes from the lack of accessibility in a multitude of ways.

A Pandemic Of Vanishing Black Wealth

It should come as no surprise that a recession only exacerbates the already vicious patterns of low wealth for Black families. Yet, in an unprecedented twist of fate, never before seen in history, while we are still reeling from the economic losses of last decade’s Great Recession…here we go AGAIN!

Power To The People

By Pamela Oakes As a nonprofit Fund Development Consultant, I often explain what I do as “empowering nonprofit social impact enterprises with tools and resources...

“Hybrid” Is Not Just For Cars!

By Pamela J. Oakes The Profitable Nonprofit I have made a career in the nonprofit industry.  I join the other 12.3 million Americans that, as of...

Unbossed

By Pamela J. Oakes The Profitable Nonprofit I run my own nonprofit consulting business. My brother runs his own real estate appraisal business. My father owned...

In Other Words

By Pamela J. Oakes The Profitable Nonprofit As a Nonprofit Fund Development expert, I am often called upon to help my clients craft the messaging and...

The Impact Of Business Coaching On The Black Female Entrepreneur

When it comes to Black female business owners, there is good news and bad news. Let’s start with the good news – According to...

Power Pursuits – Valuing Black Businesses

By Pamela J. Oakes Among my career highlights is a 3-year stint in post-apartheid South Africa consulting with top corporations in the areas of Diversity,...

Latest News

Football Superstar Calls For Social Media CEOs And Footballers To Meet

Chelsea's Romelu Lukaku has called for Big Tech CEOs, governments and football bodies to have a meeting with Premier League players to come up with solutions to deal with racism and discrimination in the game. The Belgian superstar was speaking exclusively to CNN ahead of Chelsea's No To Hate campaign.

The Technology Inspired By Return Work

From tech giants to start ups: Solutions inspired by a global work from home initiative may thrive in our post-pandemic future, too.

Senators Fail To Reach Deal On George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Sen. Tim Scott (R-South Carolina) called off the talks. No further discussions are in the works.

Award-Winning D.C. Pediatrician Says Vaccines And Masks Are Like Airbags And Seat-belts

In one of the nation’s capital’s poorest and most traumatized communities, Dr. Lewis-Ragland has gained the kind of trust and respect from residents that other physicians often find elusive.

Families Of Missing Black & Brown People Frustrated With ‘Missing White Women Syndrome’

Some experts say the nation faces "Missing White Women Syndrome," which is defined by the heavier media attention White women and girls receive when they go missing compared to anyone outside of those demographics, according to a study published by the Northwestern University School of Law in 2016.