The minority-owned investment bank Kaufman has closed its operations,
according to earlier information on the company's website, which is now
also disabled. Kaufman Bros. LP, based in New York and with offices in
San Francisco, was founded in 1995 as an investment banking and advisory
firm, as well as a broker-dealer.
When the lender or credit card company denies your loan or line of
credit, often they will tell you that you can reapply with a co-signer
to have a better chance of getting approved. But what exactly is a
co-signer, how do you find one, and what should you do if someone
approaches you and asks you to be one?
There are a lot more considerations and resources available for
professional athletes these days than there have ever been in the past.
In terms of providing athletes with education about life and work after
their playing days are over, much has changed. In contrast to the past,
there are now measures in place so that the retired athlete is fully
prepared for when those big paychecks stop coming. Such was not the case several decades ago when Junior Bridgeman played professional basketball.
As an entrepreneur, it can be difficult to obtain a line of credit for
your small business start-up. But according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, you can
generally apply for a business line of credit after you have at least a
full business plan and pilot programs, or ideally several months of
financial statements after you have been in business. Until then, use
these alternatives to fund your small business.
President Obama may not be under par as he concludes his tour of the
Hawaiian links, but he got what could be considered a hole-in-one gift
from the Kappas and the Omegas. Two prominent Black fraternities—Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi—have
come together to forge 1911 United, a super PAC with the goal of raising
more than $1 million to help President Obama get re-elected.
The day after Christmas is considered one of the biggest shopping days of the year. This year, millions of already weary and worn out shoppers got a second burst of
energy from revenue-driven retailers advertising bargain basement deals
of up to 75 percent off on thousands of items, according to dozens of
retail industry analysts, including some from the National Retail
Since the housing market collapsed, mortgage lending to
African-Americans and Hispanics has plunged precipitously—by more than
60 percent, according to a new study of loan information that banks
submit to the federal government.
For former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, the adage of giving back
to the community is not a tired cliché, but a cogent prerequisite that
signifies success and should be a mandate for everyone. Last week, the African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) honored Dinkins, 84, in his native Trenton, N.J.
African-Americans will, by 2015, have a buying power of $1.1 trillion.
Yet the advertising world steadily ignores this valuable consumer. In
hopes of providing an arena where marketers can tap into this market
more effectively, Cabletelevison Advertising Bureau (CAB, a trade
organization) has launched a new website called