Wealth Happens One Day At A Time

Protect your wealth by identifying the right policy for you

“Unless you’re very rich, the only way a responsible person can meet all his…

By Brooke M. Stephens


IT Jobs For Non-IT People

Why should Web designers and computer programmers have all the fun-and money? These applied technology jobs will appeal to even the most technically challenged.

C++. Java. HTML. WAN. LAN. If you saw a test grade, a cup of…

By Candace Waller


The Year of Living Dangerously

How one restaurant persevered through the crucial first 12 months in business

It’s 12:15 on Friday afternoon at the Fusion CafĂ© and the restaurant is packed.…

By Lloyd Gite


10 Franchises You Can Afford

We offer a selection of profitable ventures that are within your reach

For the past five years, Shelton Jefferson has been running things as the top…

By Sonya Kimble-Ellis


Are You Web Ready?

Business strategies to ensure e-commerce solutions and increase online profits

The opportunity to generate e-commerce revenues has enticed many companies to set up online…

By BlackEnterprise.com


As the Page Turns

Black magazine owners shake up the industry with the next chapter of business

To juxtapose an early cover of Essence magazine with an early cover of Honey…

By Sakina P. Spruell


Black Enterprise Financial Fitness Contest

Winner #9, Kenneth Howard Neal

Kenneth Howard Neal believes that personal and financial success isn’t left to chance. It’s…

By Carolyn M. Brown


He knows "whassup!"

Name: Charles Stone III
Age: 34
Occupation: TV commercial and music video director-filmmaker
Location: Brooklyn, New York

By F. Romall Smalls


Sound the alarm!

Here's how to put out the fires that can ruin your career

Mergers and acquisitions. Realignments. Paradigm shifts. Downsizing. “Business can be very volatile and changes…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard


The early bird

Q: I have eight months remaining before earning my bachelor’s degree in business.…

By Tanisha Hopson


A classic dilemma

Get past it and get your first gig

So you finished your undergraduate education in May and you’re still on the…

By Takita Mason


A clean slate

Q: I understand that deleted files stay stored somewhere on your hard drive.…

By Carolyn M. Brown


Handy Power tools

New notebooks offer portability, speed, and e-business features

Portability and performance are still big issues for most busy professionals when choosing…

By Mary Williams


Net Call waiting

No more missed calls while you're online

Your friends and family know the routine: if they get a busy phone signal…

By Carolyn M. Brown


Read all about it

Hold up to 40 books or 15,000 pages of text in the palm of your hand

You can have your favorite reading materials, whether it’s a new business book,…

By Carolyn M. Brown



Imagine a star-studded awards show held at one of New York City’s posh night spots,…

By Carolyn M. Brown


Coaching companies

Q: What are your suggestions for books, articles, or online assistance to coach…

By Gerda Gallop-Goodman


Learn secrets to success

Proven methods to becoming an effective entrepreneur

Making it happen is the secret to success. . . it’s by trial…

By Feona Sharhran Huff


Building urban communities

Construction Project Management Services has designs on success

Like many entrepreneurs, Eugene Marsh, president and CEO of Construction Management Services Inc., gained…

By Jayne Cubbage


Committed to service

Duncan Security Consultants relies on its reputation to gain contracts

Gregory Duncan, president and CEO of Duncan Security Consultants Inc., in Granada Hills, California,…

By Sonya Kimble-Ellis


H.R. efficiency without the hassles

Organizations help handle small business employment benefits

Your business is growing and you’re finding that the paperwork associated with managing employees…

By Phaedra Brotherton


Low-cost investing

Q: I am engaged to be married, and we want to invest in…

By Derek T. Dingle


Lobbying on the Hill

Democrat Jarvis Stewart forms bipartisan lobbying firm

Success in a town like Washington, D.C., particularly in the political arena, often…

By Joyce Jones


Doing business unusual

Granite Broadcasting did some fancy footwork to land the NBC affiliate in the fifth market

Don Cornwell, CEO of Granite Broadcasting (No. 11 on this year’s be Industrial/Service 100…

By Paula M. White


A matter of survival

To stay competitive, UniWorld Group forms advertising partnership with WPP

Size does matter, especially in the increasingly competitive advertising industry. Recognizing a changing battlefield,…

By George Alexander


Running With the Bulls

Merrill Lynch's E. Stanley O'Neal has taken a path less traveled to become one of the highest paid and most powerful blacks in corporate America

“I shall be telling this with a sigh/Somewhere ages hence and hence/Two roads diverged…

By Robyn D. Clarke


Wrap music for your portfolio

Program combines stock selection with investor control

Stock market investors often find themselves between a rock and a hard place. Investing…

By Donald Jay Korn


Financial blueprint

The Greenlees hammer out plans for education and retirement

After spending five years remodeling their Milwaukee home, Jesse and Carla Greenlee are now…

By Christine Albano


Rate reduction

Even though the Fed has raised rates, you can find the best deals for your credit cards

Here’s a dicey scenario: You’ve maxed out your credit cards, and learn the Fed…

By Kelli D. Herd


Sell high, buy low

NCM's Sloan sticks with growth-stock winners

What goes up often comes down-and may well go back up again. “We’re active…

By Donald Jay Korn


Winner takes most

Daedalus Capital's Coleman targets emerging market leaders

Six years ago, Stephen Coleman named his firm Daedalus Capital after the mythological architect…

By Derek T. Dingle


Taxing matters

How to shield your returns from Uncle Sam

If you’re a mutual fund investor, you don’t have to concern yourself with which…

By Milton Zall


Net return

Prospects of some Internet firms look dim

What happened to the Net? At one time, the sector had seemingly powered the…

By Derek T. Dingle


Buckle Up!

More African American children die in car accidents than anywhere else

Automobile crashes are the leading cause of death for African Americans under the…

By Nicole Marie Richardson


The struggle continues

Railroad and insurance companies join the list of defendants in racial-discrimination suits

African Americans are still fighting for their rights, but these days, instead of…

By Hamil R. Harris