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By Thomas Sheffield Because it is a power move!  Much like the “Tea Party” took over the GOP, I am going to do what I can to take it back.  No one in the Republican primary is talking to me. ...
NASHVILLE, TN — Nashville-based financial services company Advance Financial and its Chief Executive and Experience Officer, Tina Hodges, were recently named the winners of four national awards: a Gold Pillar Award for Best Employer Achievement of the Year, a...

Quit Rate

By Thomas Sheffield Last week, we discussed an option for a proposed job guarantee for Americans living in certain impoverished areas. With the unemployment rate hovering around 4 percent, you would think everyone would be doing well in their careers. ...
  NASHVILLE, TN — Founded in 1998, by Mrs. Rosetta Miller Perry, the Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce is poised to serve more business owners with an updated vision, mission, look, and new board leadership. Susan Vanderbilt, principal at Entrée Savvy,...
By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — A new guide for urban professionals hit the streets this week. Ashley Lawal, who runs the website Urbaanite.com published the 24-page guide to ”urban hotspots and many of Nashville’s hidden gems”, according to a...
By Thomas Sheffield What if I told you that you were guaranteed a job making $15 an hour, paid sick leave and health benefits?  Some think this is a bad idea and promotes a purely socialist society.  After all, we...
NASHVILLE, TN — Advance Financial, one of the nation’s leading financial technology companies, has welcomed its 1,000th employee. The milestone hiring comes as the company continues to aggressively expand its operations with the goal of reaching 20 states via...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor Karen Carter Richards, the publisher and CEO of the Houston Forward Times, was born in a small town in Arizona; her family moved to Houston when she was just one month old. “I went to...
By Thomas Sheffield 50 years ago, the Fair Housing Act was signed into law.  It prohibits discrimination concerning the sale, rental and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin and sex.  Since then, home ownership rates are just...
Businesses and governments alike are constantly looking for ways to improve their bottom line and to develop a sustainable competitive advantage.  The trade war our president has waged against the world will make the need for all US businesses...