2000 Winter Auto Guide

Reviews of 16 new vehicles

On track to reach a new sales record for 1999, the automotive industry is…

By Jay Koblenz

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Point Click & Shop

Although online shopping is booming, there are some things you should know before you spend a dime

Joseph Mouzon loves the convenience and power of shopping online. For more than two…

By John W. Ellis IV

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Early Withdrawl

Dip into your 401(k) funds penalty-free

Richard Peace recalls the time one of his clients was just fed up with…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Net Resources

Surfing is easy. Finding useful information is hard

The Internet has long been heralded as the great equalizer, a place where neophyte…

By Korey A. Wilson

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Virtual Banking

Customers are becoming more comfortable with on-line banking despite security and y2k concerns

Dwight Ellis is in with the online banking crowd. In his position as vice…

By Allison Keyes

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Cyberspace Finance

There's real money in the virutal world of the Internet

As the influence of the Internet grows, so does people’s reliance on it…

By Ivan Cintron

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Making Lucrative Connections

B.E.'s Fourth Annual Entrepreneurs Conference provided tools for black business owners to form strategic alliances toward building wealth

As the owner of Zee Cee Productions, a growing suburban Atlanta-based marketing firm, Zandra…

By Gerda Gallop-Goodman

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Driven to Succeed

These companies emerged as B.E.'s 1999 Small Business Award winners. Here's why.

Certainly the prospect of starting your own business may seem daunting, but each year…

By Gerda Gallop

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201 Great Ideas For Your Small Business

I admit that I am no high-tech guru, but any book full of great…

By Jane Applegate

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Pressing Ahead

Black newspapers continue their fight for readers and advertisers

Showman that he is, Don King has never had a problem drawing crowds. So last…

By Shawn E. Rhea

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Straddling Both Worlds

Ready to start your own business but don't want to quit your day job?

Josephine Thomas quit a $30,000 a year job at Mountain Bell in Denver and…

By Iris Taylor

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Full SpeedAhead

Black businesses keep an edge on the competition by leveraging partnerships and tackling technology.

Don’t talk to Richard G. Campbell about Y2K; he doesn’t have time for it.…

By Gerda Gallop-Goodman

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Healthier hotel rooms

You can breathe easier in your hotel room-that is, if you’re in one…

By Ann Brown

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Take to the cyber streets

Citysearch.com offers new avenues for travel information

Before you visit your next big city, bring those bright lights to you-via…

By Monique R. Brown

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Air Jamaica soars

Here's what's up with this Caribbean carrier

After celebrating its 30th anniversary this past April, Air Jamaica Ltd. is continuing…

By Korey A. Wilson

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Are you game for bid whist ?

Here’s how black professionals turn cards into contacts

Whenever I have a social affair at the house, there is always a contingent…

By Monique R. Brown

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Battling online credit repair scams

What the government is doing to protect you

Credit repair companies have been around for years and so have credit repair…

By Ann Brown

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Leave them at the door

Q: I tend to let personal problems affect my work. What’s a good…

By Josee Valcourt

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Lend your whole ear

Hearing isn't the same as listening

Successful people are successful because they know how to get what they want.…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Office-worthy workout

Get a better body without leaving your desk

It’s a ubiquitous problem. Your tight schedule leaves you little time to burn…

By Josee Valcourt

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