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Ex-Stripe executive wants to stay in power on huge growth

Ex-Stripe executive wants to stay in power on huge growth

Vidit Agrawal of GajiGesa wanted to enable workers to access their pay as they earn it, between traditional month-end pay cycles. This gives workers a lot more cash and protects them from predatory lenders. GajiGesa Vidit Agrawal, co-founder of Indonesian startup GajiGesa, knows that crazy growth is nice. But endurance is better. “Everyone talks about …

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The founder of the Hidden Genius project on helping young black men and entrepreneurship

The founder of the Hidden Genius project on helping young black men and entrepreneurship

Brandon Nicholson has always stood up for others. As a child, the 39-year-old recognized that career and educational opportunities for young black boys were not very accessible unless they were well-connected. “My parents were trained as lawyers and have been very involved in school politics, taking me to school board meetings and parent association meetings …

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Here are 3 ways Gen Z workers can start saving for retirement now

Here are 3 ways Gen Z workers can start saving for retirement now

Alvarez | Digital vision | Getty Images If you’re fresh out of college, you might be wondering when is the right time to get into a retirement savings plan. The answer is now, experts say. At this point, 55% of Americans who are already working think they are behind on saving for retirement, according to …

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4 Relationships That Helped Millennials Grow Their Business By 7 Figures

4 Relationships That Helped Millennials Grow Their Business By 7 Figures

Running a successful business is hard – and building a successful business as a black woman is even harder. But the obstacles to entrepreneurship can be eased with the right people in your corner. Black women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, according to JP Morgan, but they face disproportionate …

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Here are 6 strategies to protect your finances against recession at any age

Here are 6 strategies to protect your finances against recession at any age

Like many Americans, you may fear that we are heading into a recession. More than 6 in 10 Americans – 62% – believe there will be a recession next year, according to the latest CNBC All America Economic Survey conducted in early July. According to another report from MagnifyMoney, older Americans in their late 50s …

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54% of teens feel unprepared to fund their future, survey finds

54% of teens feel unprepared to fund their future, survey finds

A college graduate calls out his family on video to celebrate Kemal Yildirim | Getty Images Teenagers look at the costs of higher education and fear they won’t be able to keep up. Some 54% of teenagers say they are worried about funding their future, according to a survey by Junior Achievement USA and Citizens …

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54% of teens feel unprepared to fund their future, survey finds

54% of teens feel unprepared to fund their future, survey finds

A college graduate calls out his family on video to celebrate Kemal Yildirim | Getty Images Teenagers look at the costs of higher education and fear they won’t be able to keep up. Some 54% of teenagers say they are worried about funding their future, according to a survey by Junior Achievement USA and Citizens …

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