Best Open Spaces In New York For Studying

Best Open Spaces In New York For Studying

As a college student, it’s easy to get bored of learning in your usual study spots. Typically a student can be found in the school library or cafe, or their dorm room or apartment. However, these don’t have to be the only options out there. If you’re a student in New York City, looking to change your usual study spots, great! This ...

How to Rent an Apartment with Troubled Credit

How to Rent an Apartment with Troubled Credit

Finding a nice apartment with bad credit can be challenging, but it's not impossible if you use some of these savvy tips. ...

Updating Your Home with Health in Mind

Updating Your Home with Health in Mind

Last summer, workers and residents of New York City woke to news of a steam pipe explosion in the Flatiron District on July 19. Dozens of residential and commercial buildings were forced to evacuate, and asbestos-containing debris released during the explosion raised concern. Fortunately, The New York Times reported that no one was se ...

What are Students Loans, and Why You Should Be Careful

What are Students Loans, and Why You Should Be Careful

Education is one of the essential pillars of our careers and is one the key foundation of any economy and the county as a whole. However, it is expensive, and most people cannot afford the cost and expenses of obtaining higher education. Student loans are an implication that you are paying to have an education. This means that you hav ...

What to Do if You Find Asbestos in Your Apartment

What to Do if You Find Asbestos in Your Apartment

Asbestos is a dangerous and insidious material that can be found in many older buildings. Even though federal regulations in the 1970s limited its use, if you are renting a home built before the 1980s, be aware that it may contain asbestos. This doesn’t mean it is causing harm, but there is always the potential that it will cause e ...

HELPFUL TIPS FOR MAKING A DECISION ON YOUR KITCHEN COUNTERTOP

HELPFUL TIPS FOR MAKING A DECISION ON YOUR KITCHEN COUNTERTOP

#sponsored Is your kitchen missing something? You’re not sure what it is, but every time you walk into the kitchen, you feel like the look of one of the most important rooms inside your home has grown stale and tired. The time has come to install a kitchen countertop. There was once a time when homeowners lived in the s ...

WYL Take Ownership Ep: Devon Johnson

WYL Take Ownership Ep: Devon Johnson

Nurturing his academic abilities and gifts from a young age, Devon Johnson is the founder and CEO of BleuIife Media Group. With a master’s in journalism from Harvard University and a bachelor’s in communication and the arts from Seton Hall, Devon has used his experience working in the advertising and marketing industry to build h ...

WYL Take Ownership Ep: Dev T. Smith

WYL Take Ownership Ep: Dev T. Smith

Having worked with companies such as Black Enterprise, United Masters, and Revolt, Dev T. Smith is a content strategist, multimedia producer, and writer. Born and raised in North Carolina, Dev always aspired to optimize his creativity while contributing to the lives of those around him. In this episode of our Take Ownership Podcas ...

WYL Take Ownership Ep: Tayo Rockson

WYL Take Ownership Ep: Tayo Rockson

Growing up as a third culture kid (TCK), Tayo Rockson spent the formative period of his life in countries such as Vietnam, Sweden, and the United States. Born in Nigeria, Tayo is a storyteller, cultural translator, and brand strategist. Inspired by the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Nelson Mandela, Tayo aims to build the next set of glob ...

WYL Take Ownership Ep: Sapphira Martin

WYL Take Ownership Ep: Sapphira Martin

Having been featured in publications such as Essence, Refinery29, and Revolt, Sapphira Martin is the founder of SassBoxx, a monthly subscription service that offers products exclusively from businesses owned by women of color. In addition to running SassBoxx, Sapphira is also a co-host of, “The Black Girl Podcast” along with t ...

WYL Take Ownership Ft Hosts, Kelley Green & Ofo Ezeugwu

WYL Take Ownership Ft Hosts, Kelley Green & Ofo Ezeugwu

In this episode of our Take Ownership Podcast, our very own hosts, Kelley Green and Ofo Ezeugwu make some time to sit down and discuss their perspective and thoughts on Black History Month. Throughout this episode, Kelley and Ofo talk about the cultural significance of black history month, self-care, and getting to know our history and o ...

Home: The One Place Entrepreneurs can be Human

Home: The One Place Entrepreneurs can be Human

One thing that’s helped Ofo Ezeugwu out tremendously is being able to constantly flow between working from home and our office. For the magnitude of impact, certain calls, discussions, agreements, and/or realizations can have on you, sometimes it’s super comforting and necessary to be home to fully experience these moments. ...