Submerging markets

How you can play distressed markets overseas

In reviewing international investments in 1998, the term emerging markets seems like an…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Lesson plan for a single parent

How one mother plans her children's college education

LaWanda Greer is like most people who attended college during the Reagan era. As…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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In search of high yields

Money funds, CDs provide a stash for your cash

With such vigorous returns from the stock market, you’re probably wondering why anyone would…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Small caps think big

Companies restructure operations to boost earnings

It seems as if small caps are learning from their large cap cousins: restructure…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Wired for growth

Analyst Kevin Moore finds hot telecom buys

Even though a myriad of stocks were shot down in last year’s turbulent market,…

By Tania Padgett

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The best defense?

Market uncertainty forces recession-proof stocks to retreat

The American economy is robust. Fourth-quarter corporate earnings have exceeded expectations. Consumer confidence…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Smart Market Moves

You don't need to gamble in today's market. Our panel of experts give you the best bets for 1999.

Oh, what a ride. Over the past six months, we have witnessed the market’s…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Taking Stock of Your Retirement Plan

As more companies make a pension switch, you may find that you have lost ground. Here's what you can do to preserve your nest : egg.

When Nicole Johnson-Reece changed jobs 14 months ago, she never realized that the price…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A ROCKY CLIMB

Fund investors profited in 1998, but not without some bumps. Here's what's up in 1999.

Mutual fund investors couldn’t help but be dazzled by a Houdini of a stock…

By James A. Anderson

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The 1999 B.E. Guide to Investing

Will the Dow pass the 12,000 mark? Which country will present us with…

By Derek T. Dingle

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All in the Family

Rating the best and worst fund companies

An oft-quoted maxim is that you can’t choose your family. That may be true-unless…

By Donald Jay Korn

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GOING THE DISTANCE

Many schools are offering graduate degrees via the World Wide Web. Here's what to consider before you decide to log on.

While other night students gulped down fast food en route to their local universities,…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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COOKING UP DEALS

How two black food companies whipped up lucative partnerships with a major firm

When it comes to forming corporate relationships, Michele Hoskins, founder and president of Michele…

By Mark Anthony Moss

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Spring Auto Guide, 1999

Our picks of the best vehicles this season

1998 proved to be one of the best and most profitable years the auto…

By Jay Koblenz

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Dataline… Dataline… Dataline… DATALINE… DATALINE

In celebration of the centennial birthday of music legend Duke Ellington, Marilyn McCoo and…

By Ann Brown

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Travel hassle relief

Advice for trouble-free business and personal trips

Trouble-Free Travel…And What to Do When Things Go Wrong
Attorneys Stephen D. Colwell and…

By Monique R. Brown

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Making hotels more hospitable

You can influence how you're served when away from home

frican Americans spend $4 billion on travel each year according to the NAACP,…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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IRS drops per-mile driving rate

Business drivers lose 1.5 cents in deductions

For businesspeople who travel by car, any change in the per-mile driving rate…

By Ann Brown

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Put your mechanic in check

Manage your visit to the car repair shop with these savvy strategies

Getting satisfaction on car repairs is one of the most challenging and, all too…

By Jay Koblenz

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The source of success

It's closer than you know

What if you could pay one flat fee to take three different seminars…

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