Candy Chang’s Public Art Projects are changing communities everywhere!

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Great innovators are seldom born, they often emerge from the pain and ashes of great personal losses. Candy Chang’s Public Art Projects are changing communities everywhere and she says it all began after losing someone she loved, and instead of living in her deep depression, she choose to create an interactive wall on an abandoned house in her neighborhood. The wall provided an anonymous place to help restore perspective and share intimately with neighbors her feelings while remaining an introvert.

This resonated with others and became the “Before I Die project,” which took form when she stenciled the words “Before I die I want to _______.” on a chalkboard wall on an abandoned house in New Orleans. Overnight it became a place for people to pick up a piece of chalk, reflect on their lives and share their personal aspirations in public space. There are now 525 Before I Die walls in over 35 languages and over 70 countries. Read more

‘SBA Participating Event’ Dr. Letitia Wright’s Crowdfunding Workshop, Friday, March 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (PDT), in Glendale, CA.

rsz_1crowd_fund_1280-2Remember to add to your calendar the ‘SBA Participating Event’ Dr. Letitia Wright’s Crowdfunding Workshop, Friday, March 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (PDT), in Glendale, CA. As America’s Crowdfunding Strategist, Dr. Letitia S. Wright, D.C, teaches workshops for Small Business Administration, California’s SBDC’s and is the Los Angeles Crowdfunding Examiner and Guest blogger for other Crowdfunding sites.

Dr. Letitia S. Wright, also has the fastest growing platform for crowdfunding education and project promotion in America. She has been the MC for several crowdfunding events over the last few years and is a frequently sought after speaker and panelist. Plus, she is also the author of the upcoming book “101 Tips to Successful Crowdfunding: From Someone Who’s Been There, Done That and Got the Cash!”

The Small Business Administration Crowd Funding Workshop taught by Dr. Letitia Wright – America’s Crowd Funding Strategist happens, Friday, March 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (PDT), at 330 North Brand Blvd, Suite 1200, Glendale, CA 91203. In this strategy-packed workshop, Dr. Letitia Wright shares key development factors present in successful crowdfunding  projects. You will leave aware of how to use crowdfunding to raise money for your business, book, invention, event, charity, prototype or almost anything. Read more

The Reality Of Payday Loans

January 23, 2014 by  
Filed under A Note for You, Front Page

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Payday Loans Neon Sign (Photo credit: rinkjustice)

The Reality Of Payday Loans
Pay day loans or pay day advances were a thing of the past. Most people who worked in the formal sector had not even used this service let alone heard it. It was the hard work that they put in that counted and so they counted on promotions.
Fast forward to the second decade of the 21st century and they are now a trend. They have become a service that is widely used by at least 25% of persons in the formal sector. Why you ask? This is because the cost of living has risen and profits among companies have fallen.

Since the economic crunch of 2008, we have seen a rise in the costs of food, mortgage, telephone bills, fuel, health services and in the education sector. Pay day advances from lenders such as are widely applied for by households especially the breadwinners who have to complete paying the bills; be it electricity or the mortgage. But is there really a motivating factor as to why people are obliged to request a pay day advance?
Well I could ask, why can’t someone endure those few couple of days doing side hustles to boost their incomes? Because a pay day loan is only a benefit in the short run but when you look at the long run, it is actually a loss. Read more

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