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Meet the black woman who built a 15-year fashion business

Meet the black woman who built a 15-year fashion business

Photo: Samantha Tyler Cooper When you walk into Sherri McMullen’s boutique in Oakland, California, there’s a warmth that makes you feel right at home. You’re greeted by little things that make the environment an inclusive shopping experience: McMullen has shades of brown mannequins throughout the store and photos of her Oklahoma family above the props …

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Meet a couple who bought 19 properties in 4 years, retired at 40 and built a net worth of $1.5 million

Meet a couple who bought 19 properties in 4 years, retired at 40 and built a net worth of $1.5 million

Debbie Emick recalls the moment that changed her outlook on money forever. In 2014, shortly after she and her husband Chris gave birth to their second daughter, Debbie received bad news: the symptoms of a chronic illness discovered in 2012 were worsening. Nonetheless, she was determined to pursue her career as an elementary school teacher …

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