We’re Having A Party!

Preston Bailey tells how to plan the ultimate and most memorable one

Preston Bailey has fashioned the most elaborate, the most talked about, the most endearing,…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Don’t Wait!

Q: I usually use the 21-day rule when booking a flight and have…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Who’s On First

Q: I’ve been reading a lot about how this is an employers’ market,…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Finance Camps For Kids

Summer programs encourage young people to safeguard their financial future through money management

To the average kid, summertime means no school, vacation getaways, and camp. BUT there…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Wakeup Everybody!

Music mogul kenneth gamble is leading the charge to clean up the ghetto

“Wake up everybody no more sleeping in bed
No more backward thinking time for thinking ahead
The…

By Alan Hughes

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Getting The Big Break

With the right internship,you can beat the oddsand become a success inthe entertainment industry

There are a lot of jokes about interns working as office maids or gofers;…

By Tykisha Lundy

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Top 50 Black Power Brokers In Entertainment

Whether creating groundbreaking movies, developing original tv programs, or making soulful music, these 50 power brokers call the shots in america's most dynamic industries

From Times Square to Tinsel Town, Which Players Really have the juice?
It has been…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Living With Principles

Jai and Peggy Hill are using debt-free living and the pursuit of education as their keys to financial freedom

Five years ago, Jai and Peggy Hill af Montgomery, Alabama, embarked on a journey…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Smart Sisters Are Cash Positive

Two women launch a movement to encourage financial literacy

As a financial advisor for a major wall street investment firm during the ’90s,…

By Nicole Lewis

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Holiday Sparkle

These diamond gifts are a cut above

Talk’s Not Cheap
The diamond-encrusted Motorola V70 provides more than sparkling conversation. The dazzling…

By Sonia Alleyne

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We’re Having A Party!

Preston Bailey tells how to plan the ultimate and most memorable one

Preston Bailey has fashioned the most elaborate, the most talked about, the most endearing,…

By Sonia Alleyne

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An Opulent Affair

Kevin Burns loves grand style

Kevin Burns has an uptown mindset that translates into sultry fashions, accentuating glamour with…

By Cheryl Ann Wadlington

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Legal Dilemma

Q: I hate to sound antagonistic, but after three years of law school…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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The Meaning Of Passion

Passion is not a cheap thrill, or an easy fix like sex or…

By Terrie M. Williams

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Why What You See Is What You Get

Creative visualization delivers real-world results. Here's how and why it works.

At the beginning of each semester, Dennis P. Kimbro gives his Clark University students…

By Caroline Clarke

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Don’t Wait!

Q: I usually use the 21-day rule when booking a flight and have…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Park Here

Everything auto -- and traffic reports, too!

When you log on to www.carpoint.msn .com, you can literally spend hours researching…

By Sonia Alleyne

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The Value Of Your Dollar

What to expect when spending the euro

It’s been almost a year since the development and expansion of the European…

By Shani Smothers

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Many Happy Returns

What you need to know about taking merchandise back

More than 8 million American households returned at least one electronic gadget in 2000…

By Marie Evan

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Who’s On First

Q: I’ve been reading a lot about how this is an employers’ market,…

By Sonia Alleyne

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The High Cost Of Turnover

Why holding on to your employees can improve your bottom line

Are you having a hard time keeping talented employees? Is your company or department…

By Brenda Campbell

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History On The Web

Q: I’m interested in creating a Website about African American history. How do…

By Dale Coachman

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Cool Tools

Last-minute giftsthat are sure to please

Nikon Coolpix 4300
Sporting 4.0 megapixels and a 3x optical zoom, the Nikon Coolpix…

By Dale Coachman

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Tech Ceo Sentenced

Gregory Evans pleads guilty to conspiracy, wire fraud charges

On Feb. 2, 2002, Gregory Evans celebrated his 33rd birthday. On Feb. 4,…

By Shani Smothers

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Head Of The Class

Whether it's to get an M.B.A. or to learn new technology, students are filling up virtual classrooms

When Pleshette Johnson decided to pursue an M.B.A. in 1999, she faced an important…

By Holly Aguirre

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Seeking Legal Eagles

Q: What should I look for when selecting a lawyer for my business?
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By Alan Hughes

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A Tall Order For 2003

Healthcare, financing tops to-do list for Small Business Committee

The year 2002 was very challenging for small businesses, as a sluggish economy, combined…

By Alan Hughes

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The Healthcare Scare

Insurance costs don't have to leave your company ill

For years, the employees at Silverman’s Inc. had no major health insurance claims, but…

By Bridget McCrea

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Strictly Business

These entrepreneurs help keepthe green in rappers' portfolios

Rap artists are often known for their extravagant lifestyles — sometimes at the cost…

By Demetria Lucas

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Universal Life

Q: What is a universal life insurance policy and what are the details…

By Matthew S. Scott

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A Look At I-Bonds

Index Bonds can be a cool place to park your money before inflation heats up

If you are looking for a relatively safe investment that will help grow your…

By Nicole Graves

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Fundamental Letdown

Eddie Ramos' concentration in tech-related firms betrayed his analytical approach

Last year, Eddie Ramos, portfolio manager of Brown Capital Management’s International Equities Division…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Perfect Chemistry

Deutsche Bank analyst John Moten sees improvement ahead for the chemical industry

Professionals know that different industries take turns shining in the stock market. And right…

By James A. Anderson

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More Power To You

The right utility fund can provide a cushion to stock market bumps

There was a time when investors could lean on utility stocks — and mutual…

By James A. Anderson

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Globalhue Expands

GlobalHue, formerly Don Coleman Advertising (No. 1 on the BE ADVERTISING AGENCIES list…

By Alan Hughes

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Hard News

Black newspapers fighting against the worst ad climate in decades

As the Baltimore-based Afro-American newspaper marks its 110th anniversary this December, making it one…

By Cliff Hocker

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Business In Brewing

Plant manager oversees beer production

Patricia Henry
AGE: 55
OCCUPATION: Plant Manager Miller Brewing Company
LOCATION: Eden, North Carolina
DUTIES: Managing all facets…

By Christina Morgan

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More Work, Less Pay

Study shows the corporate glass ceiling is still intact

The glass ceiling in corporate American may be showing a few cracks, but…

By Alan Hughes

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Still No Clear Picture

Economist Andrew Brimmer sees a cloudy 2003

I looked through my crystal ball to get a glimpse of the American…

By Andrew Brimmer

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Increasing Black Ownership

Moves under way to encourage black participation in the hotel industry

After decades of underrepresentation in hotel industry ownership, African Americans are finally beginning to…

By Curtis Simmons

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Building A Solid Network

To gain the most from these connections, you must have a polished presentation

A search firm may be able to place you in a job, or you…

By Cassandra Hayes

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