Should You Automate Your Personal Finances?

February 27, 2023

Instead of manually managing your money and bills, you can make your money manage itself. We will ask Dr McKeiver at the WDKX Water Cooler Monday Morning at 10am on the Wake-Up Club. What does automate your personal finances mean? Write a list of any accounts you use on a monthly basis. For most people, […]

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Study Shows 4 Day Work Week, Leads To More Productivity

February 24, 2023

Don’t be surprised if you see more companies testing the 4 day work week. This comes after the full results of an international study shows great results. Juliet Schor, a Boston College sociology professor, collaborated on the six-month trial that involved dozens of companies in the United Kingdom. Thousands of employees worked a 32-hour week instead of […]

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TikTok Taxes? More People Are Turning To Social Media For Tax Advice

February 22, 2023

Nearly 80% of millennials and Gen Z relied on social media for financial guidance, according to Forbes Advisor. That includes tax advice. #taxes trended on TikTok in the last two weeks, boosting its rank to number three on the financial services chart, surpassing another popular search, #emoney. In the last seven days, content related to taxes […]

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Over 50 Million People Will Be Betting $16 Billion On Football’s Super Sunday

February 8, 2023

According to the American Gaming Association an estimated 50.4 million American adults will place a bet of some kind for Super Bowl 57 between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles Sunday. A survey conducted by the organization says bettors will wager around $16 billion on the game, more than double bets on last year’s game, won by […]

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Money Monday: Are The IRS Audits The Real Black Tax?

February 6, 2023

A new report published says that the IRS audits Black taxpayers at a significantly higher rate than non-Black taxpayers. The paper, published by Stanford’s Institute for Economic Policy Research, said that despite the IRS’s “race-blind audit selection,” Black taxpayers are audited 2.9 to 4.7 times more often than non-Black taxpayers. However, the research did not suggest […]

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25% Of People Heading To Early Retirement Due To Job Loss & Health Issues

February 4, 2023

Are you on the right path to retirement? If not, you are not alone. The company Allspring did a survey of 2,758 adults near and in retirement. “About 25% of them have resigned to either working later and retiring at a later date and/or just expecting less in retirement,” according to Nate Miles, Allspring’s head […]

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Actress Meagan Good New Ambassador For Dark & Lovely

January 30, 2023

Award-Winning actress Meagan Good is now an ambassador for Dark & Lovely. The news came out during the ‘Making Bold Moves’ event held in support of the brand’s philanthropic initiative, Building Beautiful Futures. Good, who is also a bestselling author and producer also debuted the return of her signature blonde hair. “In a world where Black women are often disregarded, […]

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America Moving? Good Bye New York/California And Hello Texas/Florida!

January 27, 2023

People are leaving New York and California and heading South. This is according to a new report from analysts led by Rafe Jadrosich at Bank of America Global Research. Texas saw the largest net population gain for the one-year period ended July 1, 2022, with more than 450,000 people moving to the state,. The firm cited data […]

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Maximum SNAP Benefits For All New Yorkers In January

January 26, 2023

New Yorkers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive the maximum allowance for the month of January. Governor Kathy Hochul announced all households — including those already at the maximum level of benefits — will receive additional funding this month following $234 million in federal funding. Those that would have received a monthly […]

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Zoe Saldaña Is The 1st Actor To Have 4 Movies Make Over $2 Billion

January 24, 2023

Actress Zoe Saldaña, is the first actor to have four movies earn more than $2 billion. With Avatar: The Way of Water, surpassed $2 billion at the worldwide box office over this passed weekend. Saldaña and her other three films 2009’s Avatar, 2019’s Avengers: Endgame and 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War, all reached the milestone. Director James Cameron is now […]

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