Boston Bank of Commerce breaks new ground

Acquisition of Miami bank creates first interstate black-owned financial institution

In a historic deal crafted by a new generation of bankers, the Boston Bank…

By Hamil R. Harris

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Black publishing giant sold

HarperCollins acquires Amistad Press

In an effort to tap into a fast-growing and lucrative market, HarperCollins Publishing…

By Hamil R. Harris

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Rice is on the move…again

Rice Financial expands its municipal bond market share resources with latest acquisition

There is a phrase many mature companies use to describe the mind-set of…

By Hersch Doby

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Broadcasting a different hue

$175 million minority investment fund aimed at adding diversity

An initiative to raise $1 billion, spearheaded by television and radio industry giants to…

By Hersch Doby

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It’s Greek to them

Sorority- and fraternity-based investment clubs can endure way after college

Back in 1992, a group of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity brothers from various colleges…

By Donald Jay Korn

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On the Rebound

Kenwood Group’s Barbara Bowles still awaiting a value-stock comebackFor the last several years…

By L.D. Saunders

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Value added

Bill Thomason looks for fast-growing but inexpensive stocks

For Bill Thomason, value manager and contrarian, bad news for a stock means a…

By Ivan Cintron

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When Things Go Beep In The Night

Here's how to safeguard your most important investment-your home

When Monique Jones moved into her house in View Park, California, her primary concern…

By Ann Brown

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Making Sense of Money Matters

TAKE FINANCIAL CONTROL OF YOUR ENTERPRISE

In 1997, Lenward Terry smith’s company, Lifesaver Training Institute, took in more than $250,000…

By Gerda Gallop-Goodman

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Turn Your Passion Into Profit

Making a living doing what you love doesn't have to be a pipe dream. Here are some tips on turning your hobby or favorite pastime into a profitable business.

Friends shook their heads when Patrick Sincere Thompson made a dramatic career change 12…

By Karen Gutloff

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LAST-MINUTE TAX SAVERS

Here's how to sharpen your filing skills and get some of the deductions you're entitled to

You may be celebrating your safe passage to the new millennium, but it’s not…

By Donald Jay Korn

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This Way To An M.B.A.

Here's everything you need to know for a painless journey through the B-school admissions process.

You’ve had all you can stand. You love your job, but you’re sick and…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Worth Your Weight

It's high time you get paid what you deserve. Here are five strategies to play the negotiation game and win.

As a policy writer for the u.s. postal service in Washington, D.C, Juanda Barclay…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Has the Glass Ceiling Really Been Shattered?

A few African Americans have finally made it to the top. But can others now reach for the sky?

You know you’re “black” in corporate America when…you’ve worked for the company for over…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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The Top 50 Blacks In Corporate America

These African American executives, including the six who've broken the CEO barrier, are key decision makers in major Amercian Companies.

Whether you believe the glass ceiling is finally shattered, merely cracked or still firmly…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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The Future Is Now

Don't know what to expect from the workplace over the next decade? Our experts share the latest developments to help you operate on solid footing.

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the first month of 2000 virtually unscathed. Now that…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Black Enterprise Financial Fitness Contest

Winner #2 Jennifer Jones

These days, nothing is more important to Jennifer Jones than building her nest egg.…

By Derek T. Dingle

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BLACK WEALTH INITIATIVE

Don't get stuck in financial gridlock. By learning the basics, you can steer your finances onto the road to prosperity. .

It’s time for you to shift into high gear. You’ve decided that you want…

By Derek T. Dingle

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St. Thomas’ secret

Here's the best of capital city Charlotte Amalie

Had Shakespeare ever visited St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, he might…

By David Mills

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In search of good chocolate

Here are some scrumptious treats to satisfy your sweet tooth

It was a hard, yet flavorful journey to the world’s finest chocolates. No…

By Monique R. Brown

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