black people and money

This man makes $12 dollars and hour, and he’s worth half-a-million

This man makes $12 dollars and hour, and he’s worth half-a-million

One of the great challenges I run into as a Finance professor is convincing our people to believe in themselves. Many of us think of poverty as some kind of horrendous and incurable disease, an affliction that can only be solved with unconditional loyalty to the Democratic Party. The tough reality is that there are those who have a vested interest in keeping us broke and with a poverty mindset.

This man was born before integration, so he wasn’t impacted with such a debilitating lack of hope. Please watch this video and share with others so they too can understand the power of long-term savings and investing, and how this can make a difference between being able to provide for your family or crying the blues into the grave.

The video is below.





  • black people and money

    FJT aims to be the information hub that empowers Black wealth creation. We are behind FJT's fresh & insightful content that helps you think, learn, laugh, and move towards action to create a stronger Black community.

    More in black people and money

    Andre Hatchett: If You Don’t Own Real Estate, Then Chances Are You’ll Remain Poor

    yolandaJanuary 14, 2017

    Dr Boyce Watkins: How black people are trained to be hopeless

    FJT StaffJanuary 13, 2017

    Dr Boyce Watkins: Facebook appears to be purging black people on a systematic basis

    FJT StaffJanuary 9, 2017

    Why Your Business Can’t Get By Without A Retirement Plan

    sgreyJanuary 6, 2017

    Here Are 6 Common Habits Of People With Great Credit

    sgreyJanuary 5, 2017

    Understanding Wealth Management

    sgreyJanuary 3, 2017