The Feminine Money Mystique

The secret's out: women can create and manage lasting wealth

Tracie Howard taught herself online trading. Howard, a former director of sales for American…

By Tracy Byrnes

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The Magnolia Mediator

Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman speaks out on the changing dynamics of the 21st century workplace

You know the headlines: THE Year 2000 started with a bang. The first week…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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More Bank for Your Buck

The overhaul of banking laws presents new opportunities and a series of challenges. Here's how these changes may affect you.

Twenty years ago, Lisa Bouldin-Carter could have opened a savings or checking account at…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Two Tongues are Better Than One

Fluency in a foreign language can translate into a world of professional possibilities.

Three years ago, Edward Harley was an English teacher at the Nova Language School in…

By Sonja Mack

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Harvesting an E-Commerce Solution

B.E. 100s CEO Chuck James hangs out an e-shingle and brings new technology to the produce business

Call it e-frenzy. More and more consumers, as they make their first or 50th…

By George Alexander

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When Your 401(k) Isn’t Enough

Only one in 10 people are properly preparing for retirement. Here's how to make sure you're on track.

When it comes to saving for a financially secure future, Adrienne Livingston knows that…

By Susan Price

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Invest Like the Big Guys

Profit in the stock market with a do-it-yourself approach

Berlin Bailey closely followed the Microsoft antitrust trial last year. “At one point,” recalls…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Black Enterprise Financial Fitness Contest

Winner #5, Phillip & Jamie Lomax

Phillip and Jamie Lomax are on a mission to establish a budget, eliminate extraneous…

By Ivan Cintron

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The Art of Savvy Budgeting

Before you can invest, you must figure out how to keep track of your cash

In our January issue, black enterprise began one of its most ambitious projects to…

By Ivan Cintron

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Clickable catering

IGourmet.com can help you plan your next party

Are you planning a romantic dinner for two, a booming bash for 50…

By Monique R. Brown

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A Desert Oasis

Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech is a thriving metropolis that delicately balances the old and the new.…

By Dwight Brown

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Sheraton Safari Hotel

Florida's finest African intrigue

Looking for African intrigue? Try the majestic Sheraton Safari Hotel (800-423-3297) located less…

By Nancy K.S. Hochman

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Top wine picks

Expert advice on choosing the premium vintages

Should you splurge to the tune of $29,950 for a single bottle of wine?…

By Ann Brown

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Underwater adventures

HBO executive dives into scuba excursions

When Gregory Sneed of Baldwin Harbor, New York, needs to get away from…

By George Alexander

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Get results

I want to file a complaint with the Better Business Bureau. What type…

By Monique R. Brown

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The government’s got answers

Website offers solutions to common inquiries

If you have questions about federal agencies, programs and services, surf over to…

By Monique R. Brown

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Outsmart your supermarket

Save big bucks on groceries when you shop

If your household is like others, your second-biggest monthly expenditure-behind your rent or…

By Monique R. Brown

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Dry clean only?

Two home-based cleaning products offer alternatives

Are you tired of being cleaned out by your neighborhood dry cleaner? If so,…

By Nancy K.S. Hochman

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Medicine or magic?

Here's some important information about homeopathy

According to a recent report sponsored by the Homeopathy Medicine Research Group, alternative medicine…

By Sonja Mack

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IN THE KNOW…

What do you do when you’re working so much toward achieving a certain…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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