Is Work Getting Painful?

Get a handle on preventing job-related injuries

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) had a novel idea for employers who…

By Noelle C. Collins

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How To Cut Your Homeowner’s Insurance

Safe-proofing your home can save you money

If you are carrying a mortgage, you know that most lenders require that you…

By Noelle C. Collins

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Shopping For A Deal

You can spend a fortune this season--or just look like you did

Shopping is one of the main sources of holiday debt for many americans. Although…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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How To Grow A Ceo

Developing the instincts for running a business starts at a very early age. Here's what the experts say can prepare your child to sit in the CEO's chair.

When children from harlem’s Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship (IYE) had trouble selling the greeting…

By Eleanor D. Branch

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It’s Show Time

Our annual listing of internships can help raise the curtain on a terrific career in show business

Interested in making your living in the entertainment field? It’s an exciting, animated industry…

By Nicole Graves

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Film Noir

Distribution is the key to box-office success. Here's how black filmmakers can capitalize on the existing Hollywood network and some innovative alternatives.

Hav Plenty is a quirky ’90s love story about two 20-somethings in denial about…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Turning Melodies Into Royalties

The real revenue in the music business lies in the ownership rights to the hits. Here's how to publish and not perish.

If you are even remotely familiar with popular music these days, you’ve probably heard…

By Shawn E. Rhea

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Hip-Hop Preneurs

A new breed of hungry hip-hop artist are using hit records as a stepping-stone from the recording studio to the boardroom

Los Angeles and Russell Simmons is in cruise control. Motoring down Wilshire Boulevard in…

By Eric L. Smith

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Producing More Than Results

Brett King brings his diverse background to Paramount Television

If you’ve watched any television over the past decade, chances are you’ve seen something…

By Hal Karp

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Don’t Mince Your Words

Deflect racist remarks in the workplace with finesse

Joyce Scott was invited to be the keynote speaker at a seminar on leadership…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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Ease Of Movement

Today, employees are less apprehensive about leaving their jobs than in prior years.…

By Monique R. Brown

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Gordon Bussey Jr.

If you’re considering getting married, it might be wise to think about buying…

By James A. Anderson

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Medical Rx Overseas

You’re abroad and a medical emergency hits. How do you get adequate care?…

By Ann Brown

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Hold The Phone!

Don’t call from the road to the office just yet. Domestically and internationally,…

By Ann Brown

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How To Be A Stress-Free Retiree

The key to retirement is replacing worry with a solid portfolio. Here's how to structure your investments to carry you through the golden years.

Part four of the lifetime investment guide looks at how investors in their 50s…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Taking Undue Credit

Q What do you do when a colleague steals your idea and takes…

By Monique R. Brown

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Don’t Wait To Be Asked

Take the initiative and open doors

Do you duck your boss when he or she requests volunteers? You wouldn’t…

By Monique R. Brown

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Casting The Widest Net

Fresh stats are a must for investors. Here's how to get them on the World Wide Web.

As an investment club member, you have to research potential stock picks before actually…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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NYSE Goes To Decimals

The New York Stock Exchange’s price quote switch will narrow spread for investors
It…

By Angela Acquaye

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The Fund Manager’s Crib Sheet

Share in the reading list that these money managers have used

Financial guidebooks have become something of a cottage industry of late. Gurus and…

By James A. Anderson

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Gray Panther

Healthcare provider Genesis outperforms the market and still has momentum

Investors in Genesis Health Ventures (NYSE: GHV) couldn’t ask for better. Had you…

By James A. Anderson

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More Than Instinct Alone

A methodical Hamilton Lewis checks out the market before investing

Call it intuition. Chalk it up to clairvoyance. However you explain it, money manager
Hamilton…

By James A. Anderson

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Hollywood Connections Online

www.blacktalentnews.com

Get the latest on the film, television, music or theater industries, via the…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Just So You Know

Computer lingo made easy for technophytes

As information technology permeates our world, so to’ does its vernacular, leaving many…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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The Fun-Damentals Of Learning

This holiday season, leave the video games in the store and give the gift of knowledge instead

It’s that time of year again, and the annual video game scavenger hunt is…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Around The World Through Cyberspace

Give your child an international experience without leaving home

Would you like to take your child for a trip around the world with…

By Monique R. Brown

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Training Done Right

To get the most out of your sessions, assess goals and follow up

Whatever size business you may operate, chances are your staff has engaged in some…

By Deidra-Ann Parrish

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Family-Owned Firms

Here are some tools for keeping your family business fit

In The Family Business: Power Tools for Survival, Success, and Succession, brothers Russell…

By Kenneth Miles

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House Of Style

Using personalized service this fashion designing duo is sewing up the profits

Dion Lattimore and Scott Torrellas have always had a flair for fashion. Now the…

By Lloyd Gite

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A Shooting Star

Teen modeling agency puts more minority faces on fashion map

While working as receptionist for a major New York modeling agency six years…

By Shirley Hawkins

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Crafting Your Sales Technique

With a marketing plan, you can put your sales and promotion strategies in place

Undoubtedly, there are several businesses in your area that offer the same product or…

By Wendy M. Beech

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Fade To Black

By the number of minority performers appearing on screen, you might get the…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Betting On The Private Sector?

Bob Johnson's offer to buy outstanding stock meets shareholder resistance

There’s nothing like a little shareholder revolt to raise the cost of your company’s…

By Joyce Jones

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Implosion Of Am-Pro

Did this B.E. 100 firm self-destruct or was it forced out of business?

It was a modern-day success story. A graduate of the Small Business Administration’s 8(a)…

By Rick Sherrell

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Grabbing Another Slice

Continued Pizza Hut restructuring spells opportunity for hungry entrepreneurs

Pizza Hut is making news again with another blockbuster sale of its franchise…

By Nicole St. James

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TLC Beatrice Sells Off Major Food Division

B.E. 100s top concern sells French food branch for $573 million

A recent mega-deal by TLC Beatrice International Holdings Inc., No. 1 on the BE…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Getting Behind The Wheel

Your professional and consumer lifestyle guide Test-driving is more than just a spin around the block

There is nothing like the heady, enticing aroma of the fresh carpet, fabric and…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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