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Credit Managment 101
Originally published March 05, 2014

In today's world of high finance, managing your credit is a key to financial success. The first step is to know your FICO score and how it is impacted by your credit activities.more More Arrow

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Frank Savage CEO of Savage Holdings LLC
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Ebonie Johnson Cooper
- Ebonie Johnson Cooper has a whirlwind life. One typical day found her leaving a lunch date with friends, headed to a business meeting and planning to conduct the Washington, D.C. session of “Defining Young Black Philanthropy.”more More Arrow

Energy.gov
- I love this time of the year. Oh, yes – the holidays, too – but, I am referring to the release of the newest Nielsen Cross-Platform Report. The latest edition is called A New Connected Community, analyzing the constant shifting in how and where consumers watch our content. I love the idea that through the marvels and growth of technology, “the community” of consumers is all of us, one people – multiple generations, all ethnicities and races, breaking down socio-economic boundaries. We are connected. To each other and to our content. And, boy do we consumers love our visual and informational content. Big time. 24/7. Let’s break it down.more More Arrow

Style and Trend Reporter Ashley Diggs is wearing a dress by African American owned vintage store,  Celebre' Collection located in Forestville.
- Ever wonder how you could get your hands on a piece from one of those high-end designer labels like St. John’s, Ferragamo, or Burberry? How about finding more affordable labels like Coach, Nine West or Old Navy at an unbelievably low price? For both, thrift shopping is the way to achieve your goal.more More Arrow

Horace & Dickie’s Seafood and Chicken
- Drive by too fast and you won’t notice it. Blink and you may miss it, as well. That’s just how the family-based owners of Horace & Dickie’s Seafood and Chicken prefer it to remain—a modest, unassuming location but able to provide a lasting impression.more More Arrow

Ed Howard, Dickson’s general manager mixes a cocktail.  Photo Credit:  Chris Wall
- A wide array of nightlife choices avail themselves to week’s end visitors to U Street, but Dickson Wine Bar on 9th and U Streets, N.W. has no problem packing all three of its levels on a Friday night.more More Arrow

 Maria Beckett
- A leader in the information systems and technology industry for more than 20 years, Maria Beckett founded Maricom Systems, Inc. in 1996 as a one-person consulting firm. Over the last 15 years, it has grown to a workforce of more than 200.more More Arrow