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4 key things ‘iPad mini’ should pack

Just as expected, Apple held its cards till the very end – a smaller less expensive iPad is in production. Though there hasn't been an official announcement from the company, the Wall Street Journal recently confirmed that an Asian supplier for Apple has started production on the rumored tablet.

This comes on the heels of Amazon's newly released Kindle Fire HD models and Barnes & Noble's new Nook HD (which will be available on Nov. 13).

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  • Written by Cornelius A. Fortune

‘Plan C’ mindset works for home-based business champion

‘Plan C’ mindset works for home-based business champion

Thousands of businesses nationwide operate in a silo from their homes.  But one Memphian, Beverly Anderson, had the great idea to create the Home Based Business Chamber of Commerce to serve as a support system to those operating a business from home. I am sure that many of you are thinking, "Why didn't I think of that?"

Carlee McCullough: Please tell me about yourself and your business.

Beverly Anderson: I have a bookkeeping business and currently I serve as a small business mentor with SCORE.

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College savings plans – some options

When it comes to college savings plans – as it does with any financial planning decision – the choice that's best for you will depend on your unique situation, including your risk tolerance and the number of years until your child begins college.

Another consideration is your child's plans. Does he or she even plan on attending college? If so, has he or she chosen a school? Talk with your child about college, then make an appointment with your financial advisor to find the plan that best suits your needs.

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Second ‘Wing’ has Rick Ross flying high about Memphis

Second ‘Wing’ has Rick Ross flying high about Memphis

Memphis now has two Wingstop locations owned by Rick Ross, Maybach Music Group CEO and platinum recording artist.

Excited Memphians and even a few out-of-towners lined up outside the new restaurant for a special meet and great last Saturday (Oct. 13). His second local Wingston franchise is located in East Memphis near the Oak Court Mall at 4697 Poplar Avenue.

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  • Written by Milton Howery III

Women in Business: Making their presence known

Women in Business: Making their presence known

This month, we salute women in business by looking at models of success

on the national and local levels.

Oprah Winfrey, OWN

No conversation regarding women in business is complete without referencing Oprah. This year alone, we have watched her launch not a new show or movie, but a new network called OWN. If there was ever a role model of what to do in business, she has created the plan book.

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Unemployment reaches lowest point under Obama

WASHINGTON – After receiving poor marks for his performance in his nationally-televised debate with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, President Obama received a much-needed boost from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' report showing that unemployment fell to 7.8 percent in September, the lowest it has been in nearly four years.

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  • Written by Freddie Allen

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