April 11, 2021


First-ever SWFL Black Business Expo in Fort Myers aimed at helping businesses thrive


The first-ever SWFL Black Business Expo sold out at Edison Mall in Fort Myers. It is aimed at helping Black businesses in the area grow and flourish.

Every morning when Altemia Diggs opens the doors to her makeover studio and hair academy, she counts her blessings. She remembers daily why she’s still in business even despite the pandemic.

“It’s the fact that local people took their time, Black and all nationalities, started being conscious of the buying power and spending their money with locally-owned businesses so if it wasn’t for that I don’t think I would be

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To thrive in the world of money management, women may need to go it alone

I never wanted or expected to run an investment management business. 

What I wanted was to manage my equity income strategy in the way that I knew it should be managed – employing a diligent research process to generate significant, dependable dividend income and to control for risk by investing in a diversified portfolio of cash-flow oriented stocks.

I also wanted my work to reflect my belief that clients deserve the opportunity to define their own objectives, to understand their investments, and to know their portfolio manager. 

Whether they have a question or just want to talk, they can pick

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