Don’t Call it Cognac

Normally, the best things in life will cost you. An exception is Imoya…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Bullish Steps

A brave traveler tackles el encierro4and lives to run another day

At sunrise, a large crowd advances toward wooden barricades erected to protect storefronts and…

By Donnovan Andrews

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The Triathlon Man

Willard Alonzo Stanback's winning spirit

Willard Alonzo Stanback challenges himself physically beyond what most can fathom. As a…

By Cheryl Ann Wadlington

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Don’t Be Scared, Be Smart

Q: I read your article “Schemes on the home front” (Shopsmart, October 2000)…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Check-In Smarts

Website gives great hotel tips

Did you know that your vacation stay at a high-end property could cost…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Packaged To Go

Know what your vacation deal really includes

Valerie Mitchell and her husband, both advertising executives in Los Angeles, wanted a…

By Michael Bennett

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More For Your Money

Frat Group Leverages Its Clientele

We understood that we had a product we could sell and that product was…

By Lee Anna Jackson

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Dial Again

Choosing the right cellular phone provider

Tonya K. Payton, owner of S&S Associates, a public relations and event planning firm…

By Ann Brown

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Learn and Grow Rich

Dennis P. Kimbro, management consultant, educator, speaker, and author of What Makes The…

By Dennis P. Kimbro

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A Tough Review

Q: For the past year, I have been employed as a personnel assistant.…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Just What The Boss Ordered

Use the tips prescribed to ensure professional longevity and physical well-being

African American professionals are dying to make it to the top4literally. Their lives are…

By Monique R. Brown

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Retire This!

For Baby Boomers, Retirement Doesn't mean The End; It's Simply The Start Of Something New

Ralph R. Pettiford never thought he would be a victim of company restructuring. But…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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Behind the Scenes

Ex-cop Bernie Young runs the show as Rosie O'Donnell's right-hand man

On the credenza in a coveted corner office that overlooks the ice skating rink…

By Caroline Clarke

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Get Ready For The Post-Bear Bounce

Boost Your Portfolio's Returns By Finding Sectors Poised For A Market Rally

Rodney M. Bagley is always on the lookout for his next investment opportunity. The…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Hip-Hop Economy

From New York to Nepal, Hip-Hop has become America's leading culture export

On a rain-soaked March afternoon, rap artist Jay-Z and his partner, Damon Dash, are…

By Alan Hughes

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An Inheritance Hits Home

Mary Warner and Her Family Must Handle A Delicate Sharing of Family Assets

Like many 40-year-old couples, Mary Warner and her husband, Carlton, are feeling “the squeeze.”…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Investigate Before Buying

Using an online tool called EDGAR can make you a better stock picker

Janice Williams doesn’t have a problem with making sacrifices today to reach tomorrow’s financial…

By Claire Hunte

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Give Me a Break

Q: I am a stressed out legal secretary. I have a lot of…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Takes the Cake

Amy S. Hilliard's sweet successes

Comfort Cake Founder and CEO Amy Hilliard (Image: Courtesy of Subject)
Name: Amy S. Hilliard
Age: 47
Title:…

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Mr. Melody

Wendell Hanes' 30/60-second rhythmic pitch

Name: Wendell L. Hanes
Age: 30
Occupation: Music Composer and Sound designer
Location: Bang Music; New York, NY
Duties:…

By Sonia Alleyne

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