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Faith

  It’s troubling. It’s not what we expected. But too many are betraying the cool factor that is the birthright of New Orleanians. Put simply, Saints fans, you’re being very un-Dude. There’s been a lot of sniping from the Black…

Biz on TV 9-18-19

A new IRS impersonation scam is sweeping the nation by email. What to watch out for in this WWL/ WUPL–TV Biz-Cast.    

Seminar on the Side

  The hospitality industry is known as a sector where you start at the bottom and work your way up. The dishwasher earns her spot at food prep and tries to impress chef to get promoted to the salad station.…

Crushing It

In the heart of a tough industrial part of town, on a scorching Sunday afternoon, parents sit in a dimly lit warehouse watching children repeatedly skate around an unpretentious roller-rink. The young skaters are learning to hip whip, recycle, snowplow,…

Business Trip

  Wow! What a start to the 2019 season that was on Monday night. After losing the lead with less than a minute left on a two-pay, 75 yard drive, quarterback Drew Brees was able to put the Saints in…

Biz on TV 9-11-19

The benefits of buying a life insurance policy in your 50s and 60s in this WWL/ WUPL–TV Biz-Cast.    

Broadway by Way of Canal Street

  For most Americans, the first time we see a musical is on a television screen. Maybe it is a classic like “Singing in the Rain,” or maybe it is one of the new Disney live action versions of an…

Do Your Grooming Policies Need a Makeover?

  For decades, employers and educational institutions have issued rules banning dreadlocks and cornrows. Although these rules were often facially race-neutral, they had a disproportionate impact on African-Americans and other diverse persons. Additional "unwritten rules" also imposed pressure on African-Americans…

LeBon Temps Rouler

  Getting and keeping clients is the overriding goal of any business, so imagine running a business that triggers pit-in-the-stomach fear in some of the very clients you are trying to reach. It has been estimated that 12 percent of…

Biz on TV 9-4-19

If you lose a lot of money, can it take years off your life? More about ‘wealth shock’ in this WWL/ WUPL–TV Biz-Cast.    

Best Ever?

  Who Dat? Who Dat? Who Dat say they gonna beat them Saints? That’s the question many have as the New Orleans Saints enter the 2019 season. For the past two seasons, the Black & Gold have been one of…

Back to the Dome

  It’s finally here. Since Jan. 20, I — along with all of the Who Dat Nation — have been waiting for September and another chance to battle for a Super Bowl. Do you know it has been 10 years…

Joy & Pain

  Shock. That’s the only way to describe it. As football fans around the country were settled in on Saturday to watch the kickoff of the 2019 college football season and the third week of the NFL’s preseason, news broke…

Biz on TV 8-28-19

Why you should rebalance your retirement portfolio to manage risks and not returns in this WWL/ WUPL–TV Biz-Cast.    

A Pledge to Meet in September

  For many of us, we have a three-day weekend to plan (insert meme here). Labor Day honors workers with a paid Monday off, and I honor hospitality workers without the day off with extra gratuity. The following are some…

NOLA Baby Café

August is National Breastfeeding Month. I breastfed my daughter until she was easing into her third year. It remains the most rewarding experience of my entire life. My mother, who nurtured me at the height of formula’s popularity in the…

Root, Root, Root For The Home Team

  The month before the NFL and college football is usually a quiet time in south Louisiana. Other than the annual guessing game of which players will make the team and who will start where, it’s slow news. But two…

Biz on TV 8-21-19

Need to save up for retirement and your kids’ college tuition? Which to prioritize in this WWL/ WUPL–TV Biz-Cast.