Start Your Investment Group: Build Black Wealth With Friends
2 Courses In 1
Kezia M. Williams (@keziamw) or Professor Kez is the CEO of the Black upStart and taught this class during the Night School. The class teaches practical steps on how to start your first investment circle. A bonus class (also featured on this page as a separate class) is included - the Black Family LLC.
Your Investment Circle
- What's Best: Blessing Looms, Susus, LLCs
- Why Every Black Friiendship Circle Should Start an Investment Group
- Breaking Down the Blessing Loom
- The No Interest Loan Savings Club
- Building Wealth with Interest Accruing Financial Securities
- How to Start a Family LLC
- How to Select Members
- How to Draft Your Operating Agreement
- Best / Worst States to File LLC
- How to File Your Articles of Incorporation
- How to Buy Real Estate or Stocks
- How to File Taxes
Kezia M. Williams is an emancipation activist, cashflow curator, entrepreneurial advocate and unapologetic educator. A second generation financial teacher, Ms. Williams founded the first incubator and traveling business school for Black entrepreneurs. Her faculty-validated, nationally-endorsed Black business curriculum has been introduced successfully in educational environments in the U.S. market and overseas.
Affectionately known as “Professor Kez,” Ms. Williams has been featured by CNN, Forbes, USA Today, Black Enterprise and The Huffington Post for her entrepreneurial and financial expertise. She has also appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America, CNBC, BET and is a two time Root 100 Most Influential African-Americans Awards Recipient.
She is the CEO of the Black upStart and MyBlackReceipt, which are enterprises that serve Black entrepreneurs and wealth creators. She is also the proud daughter of Gail Davis.
StartSusu: The No Interest Loan Savings CLub (10:23)
StartBlessing Looms: Building Wealth or Savings Scam (8:53)
StartBlessing Loom: Making More Than You Invest, Is It Legal? (6:31)
StartAn Intro to LLC Investment Group (5:35)
StartEarning Interest on Your Investment Group (3:20)
StartLESSSON TWO: Starting a Black Family LLC
StartWhat is an LLC? (10:41)
StartHow to Choose LLC Members + Benefits of Having Kids as LLC Members (11:38)
StartFiling Your Articles of Incorporation + Drafting Your Operating Agreement (11:42)
StartBusiness Credit for Your LLC + Getting Started as a Family (11:09)
StartOpening a Brokerage Account + Paying LLC Taxes (12:08)