Buying Stocks in a Slowing Economy

How you can make money in any market

Betty and Reginald Parker like to gamble on such equities as technology stocks, because…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Fade To Black

Black filmmakers make the most profitable movies, but still fight for dollars and respect

At first glance, the summer of 2000 could easily be remembered as a sizzling…

By George Alexander

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The New King Of Pop

For the past five months, Antonio "L.A." Reid has held court as the head of Arista Records. See how he came to power and how he intends to preserve his throne.

It’s 10 a.m. on Columbus Day, and the corridors on the ninth floor of…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Where Do You Go From Here?

Review your financial goals and adjust your strategy to ensure a brighter future

Do you want to build wealth to start a business? Fund Junior’s college education-or…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Dotcom Shake-up

Many Internet start-ups that gambled on a big payoff are now rolling snake-eyes

It was just last year that brash dotcom upstarts were the toast of Silicon…

By Dale Coachman

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Java Anyone?

A roundup of black-owned coffeehouses

People don’t just drink coffee at coffeehouses anymore, especially in black communities. They’ve…

By Ann Brown

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Mississippi’s Newest Playground

From the moment you arrive at the Beau Rivage, or Beautiful Shoreline, hotel…

By Bertha Rush Summers

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Unique, Unforgettable Gifts

Items for the pickiest person on your list

Are you looking for a few unique, off-the-wall gifts for your loved ones,…

By Ann Brown

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Gone To The Dogs

Freelance video producer-media consultant judges show dogs at his leisure

Dog shows conjure images of dogs jumping through hoops and blue ribbons, but…

By Sonja Mack

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Bad credit and employment

Q: I am job hunting and was recently turned down for two nonfinancially…

By Bevolyn Williams-Harold

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Happy Kwanzaa

Download these special items for your celebration

Several Internet sites offer free items for your Kwanzaa celebration. For music, African…

By Leslie E. Royal

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All-inclusive Trips

Does your prepaid vacation offer all that you want?

All-inclusive vacation packages may allow you to pay a flat fee for your…

By Leslie E. Royal

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When Diamonds Aren’t Forever

Here are tips for auctioning off your gems

Do you have an old diamond ring you’d like to sell, or some jewelry…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Need More Support

Q: I want to become a buyer for a major company in another…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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You’ve Got The Power!

Reflect it in your body language

Stop slouching and sit up straight. Stand with your back flat, your shoulders…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Burned Down To The Wick?

Identify your source of burnout and avoid future cases

Where, oh, where has your enthusiasm gone? Oh, where, oh, where can it be?…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Whipping Up A Great Meeting

Here are 10 essential ingredients for a gab-session that gets results

Meetings: they’re the proverbial cockroaches of the business world. No matter how hard you…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Producing Excellence

Name: Jon D. Carter
Age: 23 Occupation: Web producer
Location: Los Angeles
Duties: Responsible for one or…

By Keisha Anderson

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Find Your Working Way

A: Despite good experience from 16 years in the workforce, a promising career…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Over Their Heads

Here's when you can bypass the chain of command

You’ve always been careful to conform to the pecking order in your office.…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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