Corporate America’s Black Eye

The latest rash of corporate misconduct has triggered new battles over the corrosive effects of bias in the American workplace

Just take your pick. In the last several months, lofty multimillion-dollar corporations such as…

By Connie Aitcheson

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Port Scam?

That cruise you saw advertised for $2,000 in your local newspaper might actually…

By Ann Brown

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Dataline… Dataline… Dataline… Dataline… Dataline

The Kennedy Center’s African Odyssey Festival in D.C., March 31-May 25, will feature…

By Ann Brown

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Bill Collector Blues

When payments are past due and collectors come calling--know your rights

Perhaps you’ve been through a tough period and have fallen behind on your credit…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Corporate America’s Black Eye

The latest rash of corporate misconduct has triggered new battles over the corrosive effects of bias in the American workplace

Just take your pick. In the last several months, lofty multimillion-dollar corporations such as…

By Connie Aitcheson

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The Good, The Bad, And The Average

A record number of folks jumped on the investment bandwagon in 1996 in search of '95's lofty gains. Last year was nearly as good, but '97 might prove to be a letdown.

It seemed that investors from new york city to Los Angeles were dancing in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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WISE WORDS

CAROL A. ROBINSON, TAX CONSULTANT AND PRESIDENT OF FASTAXINCOME TAX SERVICES INC. (800-211-5701),…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Miles For Your Money

Thanks to new plans being offered by airlines and financial service companies, there…

By Ann Brown

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Hawaiian Holiday

Renewed interest in this island paradise makes for an attractive and affordable vacation

Warm, tropical trade winds; rich, turquoise-blue seas; soft, sandy beaches and the fragrant scent…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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Are You Being Taken For A Ride?

African American buyers spend more than anyone for new or used cars. Why are we getting "shafted"? Here's how to fight back.

In The Market For A New Or Used Car? You’d better be prepared. It…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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A Fund Manager Is Born

Randall Eley ranked No. 1 on the "A" list of all U.S. equity managers last year, but can he duplicate that stellar performance managing Eugene Profit's new mutual fund?:

Suppose you decided to quit your job and start a mutual fund tomorrow and,…

By James A. Anderson

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1997 Black Enterprise Auto Guide

The latest in cars and auto trends for the new model year

While the truck theme–particularly the sport-utility arena–continues to expand, there is another automotive segment…

By Jay Koblenz

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Wonder Women

These savvy sisters are facing formidable challenges in male-dominated professions--and winning.

It was a sunday afternoon last winter and snow was falling steadily as Shirley…

By Paula M. White

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… And What For An Encore?

Is the stampede still on, or is the bull market soon to be corralled?

We’ve all got questions about the stock market in 1997. As two good years…

By James A. Anderson

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Scoring Big On The Small Screen

Robin Roberts turned her talent for sports into a career

Robin Roberts knows strategy. As a star athlete, she learned the importance of having…

By Hal Karp

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Make Your First Impression Count

Tips on how to get the best from a job fair

Talk about working a room! Imagine you are at a career fair, in the…

By Audrey Arthur

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Negotiating Deadlines

Q My boss constantly asks me to complete assignments in unrealistic
time frames. I’m…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Overseas Assignments On The Rise

Rising costs have not stopped an increasing number of American firms from sending…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Did You Get The Message?

Business etiquette in the age of technology

Admit it. You sometimes read. the faxes addressed to colleagues as you wait…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Banking On A Comeback

With new initiatives and new leadership, Carver Federal pursues growth strategy

Late last year, it seemed as if Carver Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: CARV) stock, company…

By Dwight Oestricher

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Refinancing Your Mortgage May Cost You

Think seriously before you opt for a home equity loan

These days, a second mortgage or home equity loan is touted as everything, from…

By Wendy C. Pelle

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Intel Phenomenon

Good times continue for semiconductor maker

Trees don’t grow to the sky. What goes up must come down. Wall Street…

By James A. Anderson

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In It To Win It For The Long Haul

Here are some final words on managing your investment club

Congratulations! If you have been faithfully following our series, then your club should be…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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How Suite It Is

Microsoft Office 97 comes in large and small sizes

Been looking for the perfect office suite for your business? Chances are, one of…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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The World Wide Web. . . On A Tv Near You

The long-awaited Internet appliance offers the Net without the PC

Now playing in living rooms all across the country–the World Wide Web. Having proven…

By Marvin V. Greene

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Keeping Your E-Mail Box Litter-Free

Put a stop to "spammers" and their annoying solicitations

Is your e-mail box full of clutter? If so, join the club. The…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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PLANNING FOR COLLEGE COSTS

With fees approaching six digits, it's never too early to look at investment strategies that can lighten the tuition burden

Minutes after they finished taking their vows, Leslie and Dwayne Bond began sweating over…

By Terrence L. Johnson

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Buying Wisely For Your Office

Choosing the right hardware to make your workplace a success

So you’ve found the right space for your home office: desk, chair, outlets, lighting,…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Security Sweep

Products and services involving security provide booming sales for small business owners

Security is peace of mind. And those who provide it have been cashing in…

By Ann Brown

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Getting A Business Loan

A professional approach can mean $$$ for your Business

No matter how creative a bootstrapper you are or how many investor “angels”…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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Plucking For Profits

Networking and consumer-friendly name helps fried chicken business thrive

Along Wu Hsing Street Market in Taipei, Taiwan, thousands of Chinese shoppers weave their…

By Scott Wade

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On The Road To Success

Careful research and observation drives small-town used car dealership to the top

The used car business may have a tarnished reputation in some people’s eyes,…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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Financing Your Personnel Handbook

When determining costs, consider printing consultant and attorney fees

Whether it’s done in-house or outsourced to an agency specializing in human resources, putting…

By Wendy M. Beech

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The Great Sports Mirage

In sports, seeing isn’t always believing. Despite the high number of African Americans…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Deal Fit For A King

Venture to publish Kings new writings could mean up to $5 million for…

By Eric L. Smith

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Adding Talent To The Sbc

New chairman could mean better atmosphere for small business owners

The Small Business Committee in the 104th Congress may be best remembered by…

By Joyce Jones

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Leading The Way

How African American businesses can help alleviate unemployment for blacks

Last month, BLACK ENTERPRISE Board of Economist member, Thomas Boston proposed a plan that…

By Thomas Boston

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Holland Buys Steelcase Dealership

Former Ben & Jerry's CEO looks forward to new adventure

Robert Holland Jr., former CEO of Waterbury, Vermont-based Ben & Jerry’s
Homemade Inc., recently…

By Eric L. Smith

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Changing Of The Guard

Herman Russell steps down as company CEO

If R.K. Sehgal, the recently named CEO and vice chairman of H.J. Russell…

By Paula M. White

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End Of The Road For Black Expo Usa

Founder files for Chapter 7 citing increased competition and rising operating costs

In many cities, like Philadelphia, New York and Atlanta, Black Expo USA was an…

By Paula M. White

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