Driver’s license Internet scam

If your driving record is less than perfect, don’t be lured by Internet…

By Ann Brown

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Help your kids buy smart

Teach your child healthy spending habits

Kids have more discretionary income than ever before, so it’s important that you…

By Monique R. Brown

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Don’t get taken for a ride

Everything you need to know to purchase a used car

Are you in the market for a car? If so, here are three good…

By Jay Koblenz

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Power tripping

Stay alert to avoid a nasty fall

Power struggles are a part of life. And while the game to achieve…

By Kirk Charles

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Three no-fix mistakes

Fall into these snares and kiss deals good-bye

For advice on how to be a top-notch salesperson, you could easily pick…

By Nashad L. Warfield

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Laugh a little

Don' t take your work so seriously

With so much pressure to do more in less time, it’s easy to…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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Getting to know you

Understand your personality and improve your work role

Brian Lawrence is an account supervisor for a New York City-based company that provides…

By Sonja Mack

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A follower’s guide

In the business world — and society at large — there are two…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Born to shop

The process is threefold. First, she sets up a consultation. “I meet with…

By Terri P. Guess

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A piping hot career

Cuba Wadlington Jr. is striking up deals in the natural-gas industry

When the Williams Group decided to spend $3 billion to buy Houston-based Transco Energy…

By Lloyd Gite

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Mind your manners

Good behavior makes meetings run more smoothly

If you’re like most professionals, meetings are the bane of your existence. But in…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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Cover Story

Do you need a cover letter when you submit your résumé online?

“You should never send a résumé through any medium without a cover letter,”…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Find your market value

Don’t know how much your job is worth? Forget about generic, outdated salary…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Give praise

First, learn how to use it effectively

If you’re like most managers, you know the importance of rewarding employees for…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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It takes money to make money

How you can gain a sizable return from currency trading

From mid-July to late August 1998, the major stock market averages dropped about 20%,…

By Donald Jay Korn

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School daze

How a Gen-Xer seeks to maintain her portfolio while in grad school

Kimberly Felder knows she has time on her side. Over the past three years,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Evaluating annual reports

How to separate fact from fluff

A man’s best friend is his dog, but the investor’s best buddy is the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Job search expenses

You can deduct certain costs when looking for a new job

Q: The company I worked for recently relocated to another state. Instead of…

By Black Enterprise

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Standing on shaky ground

Green's portfolio produces spotty returns

The market may have recovered from last year’s seismic third quarter, but some…

By Tania Padgett

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Scavenger hunt

Dawn Alston Paige of Loomis Sayles looks for undervalued mid-caps

It’s Dawn Alston Paige’s job to conduct a daily stock market scavenger hunt. Instead…

By James A. Anderson

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