Making Investing As Easy As Child’s Play

Here are fun ways to teach your kids about building wealth

Danielle Flythe of Washington, D.C., believes every investor should follow these four rules: “Start…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Protecting What’s Yours

Entrepreneurs should guard their intellectual property

In the latest step toward its goal of becoming fully paperless by 2004,…

By Alan Hughes

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Give ‘Til It Helps

The Branch family is using charitable giving to lower its tax bill

If you think you’ll wind up 2002 with a hefty tax bill, you…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Citizens Trust To Acquire CfS Bancshares

Will deal lead to 'merger mania' within black banking community?

Atlanta-based Citizens Trust Bank (No. 3 on the BE BANKS list with $292.4 million…

By Cliff Hocker

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Surviving 9-11

Wahday washington and tony wilson knew it wouldn't be easy to expand their business, but the gym owners could not have prepared for the tragedy that threatened to shatter their entrepreneurial dreams

It’s 8 p.m. in the Tribeca section of New York City and the first…

By Roger Barnes

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Rags To Riches

Hip-hop moguls use groundbreaking designs and star powerto challenge major clothing labels and become a forcein the $164 billion fashion industry

On a mild February evening, New York’s glitterati are out in full force. Gathered…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Be Careful What You Ask For…

National Medical Association Past President Lucille Perez learned that the real battle often comes after you've won

Back in August 2000, when Dr. Lucille Perez was running for president of the…

By Caroline Clarke

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Waiting For A ‘Bears’ Market

Pearson Transportation is riding high thanks to NFL contract

In 1998, Timothy Pearson, then the owner of a small janitorial services company, took…

By Alan Hughes

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Going Beyond Investing

The Az One Investment Club provides its members with credit counseling and other financial services

Sometimes, to have a strong functioning investment club, you have to do more…

By Reginald Hart

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Waiting For Good News

Michael Ray's focus on current events was hampered by unpredictable volatility

When Michael Ray said he wasn’t afraid of the cascading stock market last…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Shattered Trust

Will the government's accountability plan restore investor confidence?

“I’m extremely disappointed,” says Mansie Booker Jr. of the steady stream of corporate misdeeds…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Aaron Lands Sweet Deal

“Hammerin’” Hank Aaron (above) recently added to his restaurant holdings with the opening…

By Daniel R. Brown

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Savage Resigns From Enron Board

Ex-Alliance Capital Management chairman calls it quits amidst scandal

As the ongoing saga of Enron continues to unfold, board members are jumping…

By Cliff Hocker

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How You Can Make $100,000 A Year From Home

10 home-based franchises that fit your pocketbook -- and profit motive

B.J. Harrison doesn’t mind if he’s called a computer geek — just don’t call…

By Alan Hughes

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No Commercial Breaks

Smart and driven, Renetta McCann heads one of the nation's leading media companies

“One look at me and you can only imagine the boundaries i’ve had to…

By Sonia Alleyne

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The Essence Of A Breakup

When Ed Lewis and Clarence Smith cut a deal with AOL Time Warner two years ago, they were offered the promise of fresh capital and new markets for the leading black women's magazine. Little did they know it would mean the split of a 32-year-old business partnership and a fight for the soul of an institution.

Scorched by the summer heat, hundreds of thousands of African Americans pour into New…

By Derek T. Dingle

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The Celebrity Sell

Advertisers use black celebrity endorsers to pump up sales

The most dominant player in the game, this three-time NBA Finals MVP is an…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Winner #31 Edwin Beale

Edwin Beale must decide whether to pursue an M.B.A., buy a second house, or both

Edwin Beale’s primary financial goal is a familiar one. He’d like to move ahead…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Making Investing As Easy As Child’s Play

Here are fun ways to teach your kids about building wealth

Danielle Flythe of Washington, D.C., believes every investor should follow these four rules: “Start…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Fits Like A…

It’s tough leather with a tender touch. The Nile soft-cured crocodile glove by…

By Sonia Alleyne

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