Business

Blueprint CEO Jacob Walthour Jr. Honored by NJBIZ and ROI NJ

NEWARK, N.J., /PRNewswire/ — Jacob Walthour Jr., the founder of New Jersey’s first and largest Black asset management firm, Blueprint Capital Advisors, is garnering widespread attention for the work his firm is doing for clients and New Jersey’s Black community. He was recently recognized as part of the NJBIZ ‘Leaders in Finance Awards’ and the…

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First U.S. Stimulus Payments To Hit Bank Accounts This Weekend: Officials

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Americans will see the first direct deposits from President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package hit their bank accounts this weekend, Treasury and Internal Revenue Service officials said on Friday. A first tranche of $1,400 stimulus payments was processed Friday, with additional large batches of payments to be sent…

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Noted African American Developers Advance Plans for Angels Landing, a Twin-Tower Hotel Project in the Heart of Downtown L.A.

    LOS ANGELES–PRNewswire/ — Two acclaimed African American developers – Victor MacFarlane of MacFarlane Partners and R. Donahue Peebles of The Peebles Corporation – are doubling-down on their multi-million-dollar effort to bring thousands of new jobs and economic benefits to the nation’s second-largest city as development partners of Angels Landing, their $2 billion twin-tower luxury hotel…

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OneUnited Bank, Largest Black Owned Bank And Visa Launch OneTransaction Campaign

LOS ANGELES, PRNewswire/ — OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank and first and only Black owned digital bank in the country and Visa are proud to announce for Black History Month the OneTransaction Campaign to close the racial wealth gap. The Campaign includes a state-of-the-art, free virtual financial conference on Juneteenth (June 19, 2021). In 2020, America was…

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California’s $500 Million Small Business and Nonprofit Grant Program Second Round Application Window is Open, Lendistry Announces

 New Applicants Can Apply Through February 8, With No Advantage for Early Birds and No Action Necessary for Round One Applicants Who Were Not Selected — — Round One’s 45-Day Funding Distribution Period to Selected Diverse, Disadvantaged and Disproportionately Impacted Businesses and Nonprofits Began January 22 — — More than 300,000 Round One Applications Completed, Processed,…

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Watch Your Mail for Economic Impact Payment Cards

January 19, 2021 The Treasury Department and the IRS are issuing millions of second Economic Impact Payments by prepaid debit card to speed delivery of the payments to as many people as possible. If the Get My Payment tool on IRS.gov shows a date that a recipient’s payment was mailed, they should watch their mail for either a paper check or…

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State Selects Black LA Firm to Disburse $500 Million in COVID Relief Grants

By Tanu Henry | California Black Media  The State of California announced that it has selected a Black-led-and-operated financial firm in Los Angeles to act as the intermediary charged with disbursing $500 million in COVID-19 grants to California small businesses and non-profits. The California Office of The Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA), which operates under the…

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Judge: People in Prison Can Receive $1,200 Stimulus Payments

By Quinci LeGardye | California Black Media The first round of economic impact payments funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or the CARES Act, has been opened to a new group of Americans. Incarcerated individuals can now apply to receive their stimulus payments of up to $1200. According to a June…

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