Healthy State Of Mind! New Study Examines The African-American Consumer & Fitness

- By Bossip Staff

Nielsen looked at African Americans and their attitudinal views on health, wellness priorities, and financial management behaviors. The results could help marketers reach this untapped consumer. According to the study, 92 percent of the A.A. said they felt it’s important to live a healthy lifestyle, and they’re doing so by adopting healthier habits. Also, A.A. are more likely than the general population to reduce what they may consider unhealthy or bad habits, such as fatty foods, reports Target Market News.

[Madamenoire]


Waiting For That Check! Nearly 70 Percent Of Americans Will Use Their Tax Refund To Pay Off Debt

Will you spend your tax refund on repaying your debt? If so, you are among the 68 percent of Americans polled recently by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling who said their refunds would be used to pay bills. And if tax refunds fall in line this year with last year’s average of $3,034, that could really put a dent in personal debt.

[Madamenoire]


Jay Z’s $56M Bid To Buy European Streaming Service Rejected

In late January of this year, Jay Z made headlines after he put in a rather hefty bid of $56 million to obtain European streaming service Aspiro to do as he pleased. Unfortunately Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri is reporting that company’s 10 percent minority shareholders (of all people) are punting Shawn Carter’s bid all the way to the rafters, no sooner after Aspiro’s board of directors recommended the deal to be approved without question.

[HipHopWired]


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