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Are student loans similar to sharecropping? A Finance professor answers that question

by Dr Boyce Watkins I was asked today whether or not I felt that student loans were a form of predatory lending or could be compared with sharecropping. After doing some research on the topic, I've concluded that the answer is "absolutely yes." You see, sharecropping gained a negative...

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What makes The Black Business School different from other institutions?

by Dr Boyce Watkins I spent 25 years teaching at a wide variety of business schools (The University of Kentucky, Syracuse University, The Ohio State University, etc) and even taught in China. It didn't take me long to realize that in the midst of all of this academic "opportunity" there...

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5 ways that Amazon earns $275 million dollars an hour - The art of financial time machines

by Dr Boyce Watkins Most people grow up thinking about money in all the wrong ways. We think of it as a trade off of time for money. For example, a man making $20 an hour assumes he has to work 100 hours to earn $2,000. Rarely do we teach our children that there is no definitive connection...

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Here's why doctors and lawyers rarely get rich

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This 19-year old college student turned $1,000 into $30,000 by starting her own business

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