Who Really Gets Your Money?

In the aftermath of september 11, americans donated $1.3 billion to charities. But it's still unclear who will benefitfrom your cash. How can you protect your donationthe next time you decide to give?

“I’m sorry,” apologizes Debra Johnson, as she sobs uncontrollably. “Every time I think that…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Investing 401

Developing a solid tax strategy is critical to making sure your profits don't turn into a loss

As investors wrestle with their 2001 tax returns, they’ll quickly discover that the odds…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Make Yourself Accountable

When it comes to building a career, the buck stops with you. Here's how to reap the rewards by taking responsibility.

An African American female manager is promoted to head a business unit at a…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Getting A Foothold On Your Career

In an uncertain job market, here's how to stay optimistic about your future

“On graduation day, I felt the world was mine,” exclaims 26-year-old Brian Pittman. “The…

By Winifred Desouza

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Where The Jobs Are

This economy is both the best andthe worst of times. But while corporate downsizing is making for a bleak future, there are still career opportunities to be found.

Can you handle the truth? In this economy, there are several truths. The truth…

By Winifred Desouza

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Navigating Rough Waters

Steering their companies through an economic storm, america's leading black executives are facing their leading black Executives are facing their boldest challenges yet

Acts of terrorism. An economy in recession. A turbulent stock market. Waning consumer confidence.…

By Derek T. Dingle

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A Time For Bold Leadership

Richard Parson's deal-making prowess and diplomatic touch has catapulted him to become CEO of AOL Time Warner,the world's largest media powerhouse

On an unusually warm december day, Richard Dean Parsons is where he usually is…

By Derek T. Dingle

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An Education In Investing

Linda Paul has set out to learn All the right lessons about establishing A financial plan for her future

Linda R. Paul’s situation mirrors many African Americans who graduate from college strapped with…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Value Of Voting

Proxy voting is your chance to have a say in the management of the companies you invest in

You might call Dr. Henry S. Williams AT&T’s less-than-silent partner. The 72-year-old retired radiologist…

By Lisa Armstrong

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The Chill Factor

Originally designed in 1957, the Cocktail Shaker’s sleek, stainless steel contours transcend time,…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Live And Let Dive

A James Bond travel experience

You don’t need a license to kill, or Sean Connery’s secret agent sex…

By Dwight Brown

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Point Break

Rick Blocker rides the waves

“C’mon, meet me down there,” Rick Blocker yells to a pedestrian from the…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Make No Assumptions

Q: With mortgage rates as low as they are, I am considering buying…

By Sonia Alleyne

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The Prosecution Won’t Rest

Washington law group fights housing discrimination

Over the past 10 years, an estimated 14 million blacks have moved from the…

By Lee Anna Jackson

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Mortgage Maneuvers

How doing your homework helps

“An article in the Washington Post said that interest rates were the lowest they…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Getting Inspired

Q: I am an avid reader and have enjoyed a couple of the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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The Science Of Self-Image

The psycho-cybernetics success formula stands the test of time

More than 50 years ago, plastic surgeon Dr. Maxwell Maltz had a revelation…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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No Sad Goodbyes

Q: My company just experienced [a round of] layoffs. They told us to…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Surviving A Corporate Marriage

Charting your course with a new script

Yaw Asare Aboagye, a 32-year-old former network manager, now co-founder of www.conscioushiphop.com, says…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Not Just A Pretty Face

Name: Christie Dinham
Age: 37
Occupation: Modeling agent
Location: New York, New York
Duties: Scouts out new faces;…

By Lee Anna Jackson

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