Friday, September 24, 2021

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: LINDA ABRAMS

September 15, 2021 by  
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‘People really need to understand there is help out there’ According to a study in Mental Health America, “Mental health conditions occur in Black and African American people in America at about the same or less frequency than in White Americans. However, the historical Black and African American experience in America has and continues to […]

Debt: My Favorite 4-Letter Word

September 15, 2021 by  
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Debt: My Favorite 4-Letter Word By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank I have a favorite 4-letter word, one that I use with zeal and reckless abandon. You’ve probably guessed it: DEBT. Debt isn’t a bad thing. It comes down to the type and how you use it. Debt affords you the […]

Why FICO Matters: A Lender’s Perspective

July 12, 2021 by  
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Why FICO Matters: A Lender’s Perspective By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Your FICO credit score is an essential part of your financial profile. A favorable score can lower your borrowing costs, help you purchase a car or a home, get financing to launch a new business, and help you build […]

Three Ways to Build Wealth for Your Future

June 15, 2021 by  
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Three Ways to Build Wealth for Your Future By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank Several years ago, I was introduced to the book “Rich Dad Poor Dad” — which defines wealth as how long someone could live on passive and other sources of income, if one were to lose their primary […]

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Why Trust the COVID-19 Vaccine?   Dr. Bayo Curry-Winchell M.D. answers common questions Why has COVID-19 affected BIPOC communities at a disproportionate rate? The effect COVID-19 has had on the BIPOC community is multifaceted, leading to higher infection rates, hospitalizations, and death. Some of the factors attributed to the disproportional rate of poor outcomes seen […]

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank We all use acronyms in our everyday vernacular to help us simplify and understand complex phrases and terms. But in 2020, one acronym took over our lives in the most difficult and devastating ways — COVID. The unforeseen circumstances of last year […]

Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas

April 7, 2021 by  
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Cox Innovation Lab opens in West Las Vegas Thanks to a generous gift of $25,000 from Cox Communications to The Mayor’s Fund for Las Vegas LIFE, teens and young adults in west Las Vegas now have the opportunity for hands-on learning at the new Cox Innovation Lab at the Strong Future Technology Center on the […]

Black Image Honors

February 15, 2021 by  
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Black Image Honors We are delighted to showcase this year’s Las Vegas Black Image honorees in the areas of technology, education, health, economic development, government, and the art of dance. Join us in the celebration for these honorees who serve as excellence personified. _________________CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO WATCH__________________ Here is the YouTube version of […]

Kelvin Watson named executive director of Las Vegas-Clark County Library District

February 15, 2021 by  
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Kelvin Watson named executive director of Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Kelvin Watson has been named the new executive director of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, effective Feb. 16. Watson joins the Library District from his role as the director of the Broward County Libraries Division, where he manages over 700 full-time employees and […]

Letter from the Publishers

February 8, 2021 by  
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Letter from the Publishers We are very proud of this collector’s edition of Las Vegas Black Image, which features exclusive photos from the historic inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris. This issue’s theme is “Promising Future,” which is strong and sustainable within our young people — because once our youth gain wings of hope from […]

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