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Investing While Black: Banking

Investing While Black: Banking
Like many other Black-owned businesses, Black-owned banks currently suffer from undercapitalization and little to no growth.  In order for a bank ...

Investing While Black: Build vs. Buy

Investing While Black: Build vs. Buy
The choice to build or buy is one frequently faced by both businesses and individual consumers.  On the consumer side, there are entire stores, li...

Investing While Black

In this series, I’ll be laying out my thoughts on how Black investors could think about their participation in various asset classes.  I see so man...

Investing While Black: Bath, Body, & Beauty

Investing While Black: Bath, Body, & Beauty
Some of my writing of late has been a bit abstract.  So I'm going to start publishing strategies for Black people to start taking dominant position...

Culturally Appropriate, Development Centered Investing

Culturally Appropriate, Development Centered Investing
With the recent wave of Black emerging fund managers receiving funding, I wanted to help shift the narrative slightly so we can keep our eyes on th...

There's more to Nas' Coinbase story

There's more to Nas' Coinbase story
Coinbase, one of the first and largest crypto exchanges, is in the news today because of their upcoming Nasdaq listing, valuing the company at ove...

Reparations and The Illusion of Money

Reparations and The Illusion of Money
Money Money (based on debt) isn't real, it's just an abstraction that we use to save for the future and make trading goods easier. When thinking ab...

Building a Diversified Crypto Portfolio

Building a Diversified Crypto Portfolio
We recently hit a high in the bitcoin market and people got excited about it again, exactly at the wrong time (remember, buy low and sell high).  T...

There are no Black billionaires

There are people who happen to be black in terms of the broad racial category who also happen to have a net worth over $1 billion, but, as we all k...

The Case for Investment Clubs

If you've read my book, then you already understand why Black investment clubs are such an important step to organizing our human and financial cap...

You Probably Don’t Understand Capitalism or Socialism

You Probably Don’t Understand Capitalism or Socialism
Whenever you talk about guaranteeing a minimum quality of life in a society, inevitably people scream socialism, as if the "free market" actually e...

The 3 C’s of Economic Development

The 3 C’s of Economic Development
My initial blog posts here have been attempting to identify problems and lay the foundation for my thinking about what comes next, while the big so...