Prescription For Career Success

Skilled marketing leaders and researchers are making headway in the pharmaceutical industry

It’s 8:00 A.M. and Bonnie Mumford, a Sales Rep for Pfizer Inc., is meeting…

By Donnette Dunbar

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How To Protect Your Income From The I.R.S.

Taxes can chomp away a third or more of your income. Here are some investments that can help eases your tax bite.

After seven years at Howard University, including four at the medical school, and a…

By Kimberly Seals McDonald

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Black Investment Banks Under Fire

By Joyce Jones

During the 1980s, the formula for success in the municipal bond market was simple:…

By Joyce Jones

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Harassment Doesn’t Pay

Multimillion dollar awards to plaintiffs in sexual harassment cases are on the rise,…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Hotel Fast Food

Have you heard that T.G.I. Friday’s now offers room service? Many hotels are…

By Ann Brown

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Sky-High Airfares

Have you noticed that your plane ticket began costing a bit more a…

By Ann Brown

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Playing The Inheritance Shell Game

Transferring assets to qualify for health benefits can land you in jail

Imagine this scenario: Your 82-year-old grandmother, a recent stroke victim, is sentenced to…

By Lori Douglass Davis

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Whose House Is It?

Five tips to take the hassle out of the landlord-tenant relationship

Depending on which side of the fence you’re standing, the words “landlord” or “tenant”…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Will You Be Better Off In Four More Years?

Now that President Clinton has won a second term, B.E.'s economists assess whether African Americans will cross the bridge to a more prosperous 21st century or get taken for a ride

For Carrie Baker, the greatest joy is spending quality time with her 11 grandchildren…

By Eric L. Smith

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From Buppie To Biz-Wiz

Forget corporate America--Generation choosingthe entrepreneurial path to success

Generation X, as 20-to-early-30-year-old Americans are commonly known, is often noted by the media…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Play The Role

If you’ve ever found yourself in one of life’s sticky situations, clueless about…

By April Robbins

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Cable Ready

There is more than one way to enter the world of cable television.…

By Cassandra Hayes

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A Major Production

Name: Al Linsey Jr.
Occupation: TV news producer
Duties: Finds, pre-interviews and coordinates sources. Develops…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Executive Routes

Q: I’ve sent my resume to a number of executive recruiters. Why have…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Get Things In Order

Organize the clutter on your desk

Does the inbox on your desk look like a pack rat’s nest? Do…

By Cassandra Hayes

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The Right Course For Healthy Returns

American Shared Hospital Services is set for future growth

During the ’60s and ’70s, colleagues deemed Dr. Ernest Bates brilliant and creative because…

By Baunita Greet

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STOCKPILE

Normal Bing, vice president and financial consultant with Merrill Lynch in Dolestown, Pennsylvania…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Souped-Up Profits

Campbell is mmm ... mmm ... good for investors

From soup to nuts, Campbell Soup Co. serves a full-course meal to investors.…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Do You Need A Broker?

Carolyn M. Brown

Once your club decides on its basic investment objectives, it’s time to decide if…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Story Behind The Numbers

Ethnicity plays little role in home computer purchasing

You’ve seen the numbers before: they tell us that PC use in African American…

By Deidra-Ann Parrish

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Spy-Proof Pc

Is the data on your computer as safe as it could be? If…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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The Blackware Guide

www.tnp.com/-griotech

Having trouble finding software created for and by African Americans? Then go ask…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Blocking The Information Superhighway

Employers are finding ways to monitor and restrict employee Web use

More businesses, eager to tap the power of the Internet, are encouraging employees to…

By Mildred Nunoo

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Pros And Cons Of Franchising

Q: I am interested in opening a franchise one-price store that sells mostly…

By Tonia L. Shakespeare

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Community Policing

DSI investigation firm markets in safety

When Mark Jackson, Ernest Kidd and Rick Misch opened Cincinnati-based District Security Investigation…

By Ann Brown

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Simply Art

Lurita Brown puts a high dollar value on black artistry

An avid art collector, Lurita B. Brown was taken aback by the dearth…

By Rhea Mandulo

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Medical Billing Services

Growth is spurred on by changes in the health care industry and the data revolution

In 1993, about 6 billion medical claims were processed, burying physicians and health care…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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Out With The Old…

November election marked by new faces and, hopefully, new ideas

In the game of politics, the axiom is, You win some, you lose some.…

By Joyce Jones

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New Contract Fuels Southeast’s Profits

After four years of providing coal on an as-needed basis for Baltimore Gas…

By Paula M. White

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Bet Debuts Movie Channel

New station to show classic black films

The first all-black movie cable channel, BET Movies/STARZ!3, a joint venture between BET…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Granite Surfing The Web

Venture with Yahoo will provide news online

Granite Broadcasting Corp. (No. 9 on the BE INDUSTRIAL/SERVICE 100 list) and Yahoo!…

By Paula M. White

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Playing The Corporate Race Card

Texaco scandal shows glass ceiling remains uncomfortably low in corporate America

Affirmative action has served its purpose and should be eliminated. Just ask the majority…

By Eric L. Smith

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