Got Milked?

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Have a legal question? Visit www.freead vice.com. From accidents, bankruptcy, and taxes to…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Make Your Layoff List And Check It Twice

Know these issues before the downsizing alarm sounds

If you’ve been tracking the layoff body count in the private sector these…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Creditors in Your Closet

Let this debt-management plan rescue you from a haunted past

It was in Tan Goodjiones’ senior year at Atlanta’s Morris Brown College in 1983…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Shooting For Big Returns

Yes, the market's been turbulent. However, we have uncovered winners that outperform the market and will drive the growth of your portfolio.

Marcia Mitchell is driving for the green–and the golfer has found the sweet spot…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Marrying Your Money

As newlyweds, Arlene Matthews-Talley and her husband, Angelo, learn to manage money together as they whittle down debt

September 2000 marked the marriage of Arlene Matthews and Angelo Talley. Yet, as with…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Power Of One

Building a sound fiscal foundation while you are living single

When Charles Shannon decided 11 years ago to bid farewell to the corporate arena…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Beating the Bear

Our panel of experts offers thebest strategiesto protect your wealth in today's market

In the not so distant past, investors used to ask, “How high the bull?”…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Red Hot Tote!

A sophisticated sip, Piper-Heidsieck, just made hip–champagne-to-go in a sexy, chic package. The…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Antigua’s Best-Kept Secret

All-inclusive means Caribbean culture added

Put on your whites and head for the greens. Tee time? Hardly. Cricket,…

By Walter Greene

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A Model Flight

This airborne hobby takes off

Building and flying airplanes is no longer a childhood dream for Roger Richards, a major…

By Kimberly J. Hamilton

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Dealing With Creditors

Q: I recently lost my job. Although I have some money saved, I’ve…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Up And Away To Better Health

A wellness approach for the frequent flyer

Tina Wynn, owner of New York-based T&T Public Relations flies 50,000 miles a…

By Ann Brown

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Art AIDS Africa

Fighting an epidemic with consumer dollars

AIDS is the leading cause of death in Africa, with statistics showing that roughly…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Not For Sale

Stop companies from selling your information

In the weeks leading up to July 1, 2001, as Miami resident Essie Mae…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Your Own Time

Q: Between work and family responsibilities, I can’t find the time to do…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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The Power To Change

It starts with your outlook

In September 1999, Romona Davis-Washington began the yearlong preparation to leave KeyBank, where…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Bringing The Dead Back To Life

How Malachia Brantley resuscitated his moving and storage business

Malachia Brantley, president of Newark, New Jersey-based Brantley Brothers Moving & Storage Co., made…

By Hasani Pettiford

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Teamwork Tips

Is your work team coming undone at the seams? If so, you may…

By Quincy L. Lewis

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Bringing Home The Dough

Name: Paul Chisholm
Age: 53 Occupation: Personal Chef
Location: New York
Duties: Consults with contracted clients…

By Brandi Forte

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Work or study?

I recently graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in business management. All…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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‘Well Dones’ Shouldn’t Be Rare

Step up employee recognition

What can make my employees happy other than money? I need to know.”…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Website Redux

Q: I read the three-part series on setting up a Website, but I’m…

By Dale Coachman

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Call 911!

Will your cell phone get you help when you need it?

If you bought a cell phone to get help in an emergency, you…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Where Is Mjuice.Com?

Having trouble logging on to Mjuice.com? There’s a good reason. In March 2000,…

By Raelyn C. Johnson

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Equal Access For All

Web tools make the Internet accessible to the blind

Can a computer discriminate? If the Internet was designed to provide access to…

By Holly Aguirre

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Copy This

Will a Website replace your neighborhood print shop?

If you spend a lot of time waiting in line at copy shops or…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Children’s Stories

Q: I am the self-published author of two children’s novels. The focus of…

By Paula McCoy-Pinderhughes

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A New Venue For Seeking Capital

The EBF sets the pace for new economy companies

Judging by the attendance at the first annual Emerging Business Forum (EBF), held…

By Paula McCoy-Pinderhughes

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Whatever It Takes

Debbi J. Karpowicz, co-author and former editor of the Robb Report, believes you…

By Mark Richard Moss

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A Different Kind Of Service

Reginald Ball retires his badge and opens a business

After living through a failed assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and serving…

By Quincy L. Lewis

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Connecting Businesses Through Technology’s Window

Div2000.com uses technology to foster business relationships

Div2000.com is an Internet procurement service portal for supplier diversity. Its national database…

By Patrice Banks

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The Sweet Smell Of Success

Company layoff leads to entrepreneur's dream

If someone were to accuse entrepreneur Cassandra Hayes of being a diva, he…

By Glenn Townes

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The Right Stuff

NASA brings small business opportunities down to earth

Small business participation in NASA programs represents over 30% of its business portfolio and…

By Paula McCoy-Pinderhughes

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Books for Beginners

Q: Are there any books that I could purchase to help me understand…

By Matthew S. Scott

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An Investor’s Starter Kit

An IDA can help anyone begin saving regularly

Thanks to a successful IDA strategy, life is a walk on the beach for…

By MaryAnn Reid

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No Safety In Large Caps

Charles Jordan's picks were punished...but many are bound to recover

Charles Jordan Jr. feels your pain. “People are investing hard-earned money; I feel…

By Marie Evan

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Yours, Mine, And Ours

Blended financial planning for couples with stepchildren

Divorced couples who marry again hope they are renewing their home life for the…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Married With Children

Taking advantage of two incomes makes raising a family much easier

Michael and Deborah Wilson are confronted with all types of financial “priorities,” from starting…

By Donald Jay Korn

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For Richer Or Poorer?

Paying attention to budgets and investment strategies can help new couples mature with dividends

Dectrick And Paula Jenkins tied the knot just 29 months ago, but the newlyweds…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Solo Parenting

A financial lesson plan for single moms and dads on funding education and retirement

Cheryl Roberts has had her fair share of financial hardship. After graduating from Illinois…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Safeguard Your Financial Legacy

Guy Holman has plans to keep his business in the family.

By Carolyn M. Brown
Four years ago, Guy Holman decided to start his own business,…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Equity Returns With Fixed-Income Risk

Tracy Maitland shows the value of convertible securities

Tracy V. Maitland, president of New York-based Advent Capital Management, is one of the…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Construction Workers Charge Bias

EEOC files largest discrimination case in 20 years

In what is being called the largest discrimination case in 20 years, the Equal…

By Curtis Simmons

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Looking For A Bull Market

African American mutual funds pick up the pace as slow market recovery continues

After making portfolio adjustments to compensate for last year’s market collapse, many mutual fund…

By Nicole Halsey

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Setting Out On Your Own

A benefit of group investing is learning how to build a personal portfolio

Danielle Flythe has been a stock owner since she was a toddler, but it…

By Therese Salmon

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Income and Poverty

Trends show blacks are improving economically

African Americans, along with the rest of America, are seeing improvements in poverty…

By Roger Barnes

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Searching For A City

Q: I am interested in researching more about your top 10 city picks…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Department of Justice Grounds DC Air

United Airlines-US Airways merger called off

Robert L. Johnson had his opportunity to launch the largest minority-owned airline grounded…

By Cliff Hocker

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E. Stanley O’Neal rises at Merrill Lynch

Black executive one step away from the top

Citing E. Stanley O’Neal’s “keen strategic vision” and “great ability to inspire and lead…

By Roger Barnes

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