Designed For Performance

Black auto designers set the standard for some of the most popular--and stylish--cars on the road

Few consumers buy a car or light truck because they’re enamored of the vehicle’s…

By Blair S. Walker

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Consumer Empowerment Part 3 Of A Series

Your credit report won't have a ghost of a chance unless you avoid these 10 foul-ups

Judith E. Davis had top-notch credit until she hitched herself and her credit to…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Making The Switch

Small businesses will need to take a giant step forward with technology to secure their place in the market

Call it “technophobia” or “PC panic.” The fear of using technology and incorporating it…

By Paula McCoy-Pinderhughes

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What The New Tax Law Means To You

From lower rates to expanded investment options, find out what breaks you are entitled to

Simone Gans Barefield and Ernest Barefield have mixed feelings about the tax relief package…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Investing 101

Learn how you can make money in today's financial markets

Every Once In A While You Have An “Aha!” Moment, a point in time…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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New Places New Faces

At the 6th Annual B.E. Entrepreneurs Conference, black business owners inked groundbreaking deals while networking the night away in Opryland

Every entrepreneur, no doubt, is well aware of the economic impact of a slowing…

By Paula McCoy-Pinderhughes

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Never Too Late To Build A Nest Egg

The Beasleys are getting a crash course on investing for retirement

William And Brenda Beasley in the military–serving active duty for over 15 years. Brenda,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Rewards Of Research

To reach your investment goals,you need to stay on top of annual reports and other key data

Last year, Lashambi Britton started working as a shareholder services representative for a Wall…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Baby, Let’s Ride!

Jaguars have always been lick-your-whiskers cool. So what could make the brand even…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Say Parmigiano!

Enjoy an age-old tradition and a cheese the Italians take very seriously

For trends, the world watches us. But for Old World traditions, Americans must always…

By Joseph Dumas

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A Hip Classic

Exotic rhythms stir her body and soul

To the syncopated sounds of Middle Eastern guitars and drums, she began twirling…

By Cheryl Ann Wadlington

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Credit Life After Divorce

Q: I am a 34-year-old single parent who is trying to reestablish herself…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

A Web secretary gets you out from under

Traveling always involves paying attention to details, many of which can easily be…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Heated About Your Gas Bill?

Tips to cool your pocket

By the end of the ’90s, if you switched from oil to natural…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Entrepreneurs Unite

Black chamber of commerce grows businesses and profits

Imagine how powerful the black community would be if the $543 billion that African…

By Lee Anna Jackson

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A New Attitude Toward Used

How to buy a pre-owned car

Why buy a used car? Why not? According to Robby Stamps, automotive consultant and…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Seven Soulful Secrets

Use them to your life's benefit

At one time, Karen Taylor, 33, was running away from her purpose in life.…

By Ann Brown

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Speaking With Style And Graise

Despite a genetic illness, Randy Graise uses his gift of gab to motivate others

Randy D. Graise is a natural-born motivator. As founder and owner of Southfield, Michigan-based…

By Quincy L. Lewis

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Secret Service

Name: Evelyn Arnette
Age: 40
Occupation: Mystery shopper
Location: Jonesboro, Georgia
Duties: Performs customer service research while posing…

By Brandi Forte

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When Your Work Is All The Rage–Literally

Get familiar with the many forms of inappropriate workplace anger

As if office politics weren’t enough, every day Karu F. Daniels faced maneuvering in…

By Ann Brown

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