His Stand On Football

Reginald Rutledge creates a stadium rush

Reginald Rutledge’s fingers are scraped and cut from logging some serious stadium hours.…

By Sonia Alleyne

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What You Didn’t Know About Diabetes

Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States and the…

By Sonia Alleyne

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50 Best Colleges For African Americans

The right college environment can make or break an experience.

By Sonya A. Donaldson
Times may have changed, but one thing has remained constant: Each…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Investing

Where in the world can you invest your cash in 2003? From equities to real estate, diversification is the key to finding top returns.

Yes, we continue to live in volatile times. Just check the recent performance of…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Getting Your 401(k) In Shape

If managed properly, this account should far exceed the monthly social security check as a source of retirement income

You may think a 401(k) means freedom of choice. True, it gives you the…

By Arthur Levitt

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Showdown At The Apollo

Inner City Broadcasting and The Heritage Networks face-off for control of It's Showtime at the Apollo. Who will emerge the victor in this mega-bucks battle?

Two of the black business world’s heavyweights have squared off in a bitter bout…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Financial Fitness Winner No. 34, Tamara Burrowes

By Carolyn M. Brown

“When I was on public assistance, I used my credit card a lot. I…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Creating A Strong Foundation

One sorority is taking investing in their community seriously

In 1997, the Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (AKA) was…

By Curtis Simmons

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Tradition Update

Smooth and warm, Richard Hennessy Cognac is a complex yet balanced blend of…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Join The Club?

Q: Over the last couple of years I’ve collected a number of club…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Not Just For A Rainy Day

Getting African Americans to start saving one dollar at a time

“I used to just put it on the credit card and worry about…

By Lee Anna Jackson

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Beyond Borrowing Books

Today's public libraries are brimming with cost-free benefits

Carla Newsome McManus remembers the frequent 10-minute walks she would make to her…

By Christina Morgan

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This Is Only A Test

Q: I am curious to know if you have any information on the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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In Search Of Great Soup

Here’s a chance to share experiences and uplift others. The people responsible for…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Dream Your Way To Success

Think visualization is easier said than done? Here's a technique you can do in your sleep.

Have you ever gone to sleep with a problem and awakened with the solution?…

By Caroline Clarke

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Target Your Search

Q: I quit my job in May and relocated to Dallas to be…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Changing Gears

Gregory Blache pilots against the tide on the Mississippi River

Gregory J. Blache
AGE: 33
OCCUPATION: Riverboat Pilot
LOCATION: Mississippi River
DUTIES: Guides more than 95% of ship…

By Shani Smothers

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Board Certified

Nonprofit service can help prepare you for corporate appointments

Aside from being a career highpoint, landing a seat on a corporate board is…

By Phaedra Brotherton

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I’ll Trade You

Q: I’ve heard of Websites that let businesses trade products with other companies.…

By Dale Coachman

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A Clearer View

Now, Ear This

Flat-screen LCD monitors might be all the rage, but CRTs aren’t necessarily down…

By Dale Coachman

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Adapt Or Die

Surviving the government's digital push

Competitive technology has always affected the survival of a community or a people–think bows…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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The Art Of Web Selling

Company finds a smart way to boost sales

For some business owners, tough times call for innovative measures. Glenn King, owner…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Building on Experience

Angelo Perryman parlayed his expertise into a growing enterprise

Although Angelo R. Perryman had 22 years of experience in the construction industry, he…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Less Taxing Bite on Small Business

These strategies can help reduce Uncle Sams cut of your venture

With a new tax year upon us, its again time for small business owners…

By Bridget McCrea

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From the Firehouse to the Schoolhouse

Firefighter teaches skills that save lives

For Marco Johnson, the emotional rigors of being a Los Angeles firefighter and paramedic…

By Glenn Townes

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Rating CDs

Q:How does a certificate of deposit work and where can I find the…

By Matthew S. Scott

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On A Bank Roll

RASARA Strategies Raymond Stewart saw solid returns from bank stocks

When Raymond C. Stewart, CEO of Briarcliff Manor, New York-based RASARA Strategies, forecasted…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Charting A Course

Terry Bedford sees a bigger picture in stock price charts and trading volume data

Whether the economy is on its way up or down, at the end of…

By James A. Anderson

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Recession Takes its Toll

Sluggish economy increases poverty levels in the U.S.

The recession that began in March 2001 contributed to a reduction in income…

By Cliff Hocker

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Confidence is Key

Economist cites the importance of business outlook to recovery

Trying to jump-start the economy by reducing interest rates even further is like…

By Thomas Boston

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Starting In Style

Q: I am attempting to start a fashion line and am having a…

By Alan Hughes

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Income For Life

By Carmen Brown

In 1997, former magazine editor Dawn Greene, 48, turned her worst nightmare into an…

By Carmen Brown

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Mckissack Leaves Ariel

In a move that has surprised many, Eric McKissack (above photo), an integral…

By Alan Hughes

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