Spotlight on NJ Small Business Struggles: Minority Wealth Mortgage
Autumn Urling is the owner of Minority Heritage Mortgage, which was called First Prestige Mortgage when she started the business 24 years ago in Newark.
In 2007, she moved the business to Montclair and has been happily serving the public ever since.
The challenges it has faced are consistent with those of so many Garden State businesses: trying to stay above water as the government continues to pile on regulations, taxes and mandates.
Autumn has spent her career using her business to help seniors struggling with affordability in the Garden State. She was struck down by an illness that forced her to be bedridden for nine months. It was a critical blow to his long-standing business.
She applied for government assistance, and after all, you pay enough taxes and expenses keep rising that you think that if you got into trouble, some of your own money would come your way. No chance. Refused for SBA Loans, EIDL Loansand all the rest.
Autumn did what anyone in her situation could do. She called her congresswoman, deputy and mayor. All either ignored it or referred the responsibility to someone in the office where the request ended up dying.
One of his conclusions was that while these politicians want to use race as a political tool, acting as if all minorities vote for them, whatever results they produce is based on the kind words. they disseminate in advertisements and literature.
Ultimately, many business leaders and voters have been duped into supporting elected officials because they are quick to play the race card and vilify, with ZERO facts, opponents who are not liberal democrats.
For at least one minority-owned business run in New Jersey, those days are over. If you would like to help this small business and help yourself or a family member struggling with mortgage payments, click HERE.
The above post reflects the thoughts and observations of Bill Spadea, host of New Jersey talk show 101.5. All opinions expressed are those of Bill. Bill Spadea is on the air weekdays from 6-10 a.m., speaking from Jersey, taking your calls at 1-800-283-1015.
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