Never too late

Q: I’m 42 and want a career in commercial property management. I’ve been…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Your real net worth

The stock market is performing at an all-time high. If ever there was…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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One weak notice

Q: What are the downfalls of resigning without giving a full two weeks’…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Key it in

Q: While I love my Palm organizer, I don’t always like using the…

By L. Britton

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Show me the money

Q: While we were able to personally finance our business during this, our…

By Gerda Gallop-Goodman

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Buying stocks direct

Q: I’m very interested in playing the stock market through payroll deduction. How…

By Ivan Cintron

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Convention Connection

Your next job may be as close as a professional conference. Here's how to work it on the job fair circuit.

Gino Carr lets out a humph as he recounts the tale of a job…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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The Most Home For Your Money

STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO GETTING A MORTGAGE YOU CAN LIVE WITH

Midway through last year, Deirdre Brown-Postell discovered the house of her dreams–or so she…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Log On and Profit

A beginner's guide to online investing

Brandon Ledyard buys and trades stocks such as JDS Uniphase (Nasdaq: JDSU), TriQuint Semiconductor…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Hip Hop on Top

Urban Fashion Designers Rule

Walk down any street in urban America–or suburbia, for that matter–and you’re bound to…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Going Solo

Black designers unveil the trials and triumphs of business ownership

You may call them hardheaded, obstinate, inflexible or just plain stubborn. These labels are…

By Monique R. Brown

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Employed by Design

Today's climate dictates that high-end black designers choose employment over entrepreneurship

You’re probably familiar with Giorgio Armani. He was arguably the best-selling designer in the…

By Monique R. Brown

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Fashionably Speaking

Experts discuss emerging industry trends and how these changes impact African Americans

Who decides what’s hot and what’s not in the fashion business? Nowadays, consumers determine…

By Monique R. Brown

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BE Financial Fitness Contest

Winner #7 Theodore & Darlene Mathis

For many couples, the quest for their dream house is like Ulysses’ odyssey-a never-ending…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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investing on the homefront

How to use your time and money to build wealth in your community

Nearly 20 years ago, a group of frat brothers and graduates of Atlanta’s Morehouse…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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A presidential touch

Send well - wishes from the White House

Before President Bill Clinton leaves the White House, make sure he sends well-wishes…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Rio de Janiero

A Brazilian destination with nonstop adventure

Rio de Janeiro (or Cidade Marauihosa, as the locals say) has a striking…

By Ann Brown

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On the run!

CEO takes her mark in marathons

Beep!” “Beep!” “Beep!” At five o’clock in the morning, the alarm clock sounds. It’s…

By Monique R. Brown

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Dealing with debt collectors

Q: I keep getting harrassing phone calls on my job from creditors. Is…

By Monique R. Brown

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Home buying 101

Free government guides to mortgages

Although buying a home is usually the largest single purchase in a person’s…

By Leslie E. Royal

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