As if managing the day-to-day living expenses is not challenging enough, everywhere you turn financial institutions are reminding you to save now for something you’ll need or want later. That something is usually a college education, a home, a business, or a retirement. It can be any of a number of things you may desire to make life more pleasant for you and your family. Immediate needs often consume your thoughts making it difficult or next to impossible to focus on the future, particularly when there are so many unfulfilled needs in the present.Details
With a name like Marlene Forte, one can only expect to meet a woman of great strength and determination armed with a wicked sense of humor and blessed with that certain fiery Latin charisma. And indeed, Marlene wears her moniker quite well. Why? Simply because she has, against all odds, climbed her way to the top one tour de force at a time!Details
The decision to start a business poses several questions.
Do you start a new business?
Do you buy an existing business?
Or do you invest in a franchise?
While each option has its advantages and disadvantages, many are choosing to invest in a franchise, which allows individuals to establish a business based upon a proven system of success, drawing upon the franchiser’s experience and continuous support.
The vast majority of Sub-Saharan Africans who live outside of the continent are in exile. For these Africans, their condition may either be self-imposed or forced by the prevailing conditions in the continent. And the general conditions in the continent are not healthy or enriching, or conducive to personal growth and happiness.Details
An African princess struggles to find herself in a dark world where the “colorless” light of the Anglo Saxon is the only source of enlightenment. Spirit Awakening is a one woman performance cleverly chronicling the life and experiences of a young Akuyoe Graham.Details
The Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unit announced on July 1, 2009 that six hundred fifty-two (652) employers throughout the country are receiving I-9 Notice of Inspections (NOIs). ICE is the federal agency responsible for investigating employers for immigration worksite violations and the NOIs require employers to provide copies to ICE of the Form I-9s and supporting documents of all employees by a specified date.Details
TIM,The Immigrant Experience One of the most imaginative and talented graphic artists of our times, Astrid Chevallier is a visionary on a mission: to transform the approach to movie poster designing by re-introducing the long lost craft of an artistic profession known (in French) as “affichiste”.In recent years there has been a notable shift in…Details
The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act WAS PASSED in October 2000 and established a “U” nonimmigrant visa. This is a temporary visa that is set-aside for victims of crimes who have suffered mental or physical abuse due to one of the enumerated crimes.Details
When Jimmy Delshad was sworn in as the mayor of Beverly Hills, he became the first Iranian-American mayor in the city of Beverly Hills. Delshad says he wants to use his position to act as a bridge between Iranian-Americans and the rest of the American society.Details