Jetting to Jo’burg

A close-up of South Africa's largest city

Johannesburg, more affectionately known as Jo’burg, can be described as South Africa’s financial,…

By Monique R. Brown

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Virtual Communities

African American Websites are hooking people up in more ways than one

Over the past couple of years, the Web has become a powerful medium for…

By Jason P. McKay

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Pens of perfection

Writing instruments that make the mark

Because fine pens have become a status symbol for men and women, upscale writing…

By Ann Brown

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All that jazz

Doctor hits the high note as a hobby

All eyes are on the dynamic man on stage. We’re at the renowned…

By Ann Brown

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Tips on tipping

Q: People of color, please help me reverse our reputation for being poor…

By Monique R. Brown

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Consumer information catalog

Your guide to more than 200 free and low-cost publications

The Consumer Information Catalog contains updated information on virtually every subject of importance…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Cost versus comfort

Sizing up the value of business class

You’ve got to jet from New York to London to finalize the details…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Staying in the black

An effort to support African American businesses

Muhammad Nassardeen is on an economic mission. He wants African American consumers to use…

By Ann Brown

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Schemes on the home front

In-house employment opportunities don't pan out

You have probably seen this ad in one of your local newspapers: “$356 Weekly…

By Takita Mason

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A cry for help

Q: I believe my 19-year-old daughter is depressed. She goes to work, comes…

By Lesajean M. Jennings, Ph.D.

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Banish bad days

By making every one count

Have you ever asked someone how they were doing only to have them…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Is it really you?

Therapy. To go or not to go will be the question after reading…

By Nicole Marie Richardson

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Can you see clearly?

A vision statement will keep you on track

It’s what forms the basis for every business. It’s what helps us decide…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Kissing your employer goodbye

Make sure your exit is as professional as your entrance

Boyz II Men had it all wrong: it doesn’t really have to be so…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Queen of her craft

Name: J. Michelle Hill-Campbell
Age: 45 Occupation: Independent Textile Designer/Com puter Aided Design Artist (CAD)
Location:…

By F. Romall Smalls

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Meeting madness

If you feel like you’re spending more time sitting in unproductive group-thinks than…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Kids’ stuff

Q: I recently bought a computer for my 8-year-old daughter and 12-year-old son.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Gaining financial clout

Blackstocks.com seeks to help minorities flex their financial muscle

Loretta and Alton Perkins are on a mission: to bring 100,000 minority investors…

By Takita Mason

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TimeZone International

Vivian Chew takes urban music across the ocean

Vivian Scott Chew was eager to take a bite out of the entrepreneurial pie…

By Ann Brown

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The power of compounding

Why investments that you own continue to be fruitful and multiply

Why do people invest? Because of what’s known as the “eighth wonder of…

By Takita Mason

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