On The Cutting Edge

Who will lead the next tech revolution? B.e. takes a look at entrepreneurs, researchers,and scientists inspired to change the way we work and live.

African Americans have always been at the forefront of technological advancement—from developing the first…

By Dale Coachman

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Refinance Your Mortgage Now

There's still time to take advantage of the lowest home mortgage rates in 30 years

Always the businessman, Charles David Moody Jr. of Atlanta was motivated to find a…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Young, Single, And Free Of Debt

Tiffany Hall is securing her retirement by saving, using smart tax management, and debt-free living

Tiffany Hall reads a lot of articles about people who earn less money than…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Sisters Who Save

Patricia and Regenia Washington prove that pooling financial resources pays big dividends

Patricia Washington and her sister Regenia have fond childhood memories of trips to the…

By Lloyd Gite

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Classic Flashback

The Indian Chief Vintage for 2003 reintroduces a style the brand was known…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Showing Off

Account executive spends lunch breakspreparing for bodybuilding competitions

He can still hear what his date told him more than 20 years ago…

By Kenneth Meeks

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Kitchen And Bath Makeover

Q: I am interested in remodeling my kitchen and bathroom. How do I…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Something For Baby

Circus offers one free ticket for your child

Children love the circus. And if you have a newborn, Ringling Bros. and…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Have It Your Way…

Or file a complaint

“They really inconvenienced me,” says Brenda Campbell about American Airlines. On a return trip…

By Lee Anna Jackson

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At Your Fingertips

An internet health guide

Whether you’re a busy executive or just work like one, impossible schedules and multiple…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Faith–And Works

Q: I am an art teacher, and I don’t want to teach any…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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The Healing Power Of Laughter

Liberal doses of humor are a proven prescription for wellness

In the winter of 1997, Terri James got an early morning call bearing the…

By Caroline Clarke

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Get Focused

Q: I am a 27-year-old male who has been trying to get my…

By Sonia Alleyne

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It’s Sweet At The Top

Arnold Donald is the chairman and CEO of Merisant Co.

Arnold W. Donald enjoys developing sweet deals whenever he can find them. While a senior…

By Ronald E. Childs

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Don’t Call Us …

What can you really expect from executive search firms?

They’re often called headhunters. More accurately, they are executive search firms that typically fill…

By Sonia Alleyne

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B.E. Guide To Business Technology

Turbo charge your business

Countless things contribute to the success of a business and the technology you use…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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Playing To Win

These ventures are growing through innovation and dedication

Despite tough economic conditions, black-owned small businesses continue to grow–in fact, many are thriving.…

By Alan Hughes

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Retirement Income

Q: When my father passed away recently, his home was paid off. Is…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Slick Profits

The prospect of war has raised the fortunes of funds that track oil stocks

We’ve had a cold, miserable winter. The Middle East is in turmoil, and the…

By James A. Anderson

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Down, But Not Out

Despite a battered portfolio, Randall R. Eley is optimistic about his value selections

Value investor Randall R. Eley says the current market conditions require investors to…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Searching For A Pure Portfolio

ALIC Investment Advisors' Drake J. Craig says strong sales and spic-and-span earnings will lead to growth

Portfolio manager Drake J. Craig senses the presence of a rebound, but he’s not…

By James A. Anderson

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The Challenges And Advantages Of Longevity

WIM's 18 years of lessons can help guide your portfolio management

It’s not unheard of for an investment club to grow and prosper for decades.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Homeownership Gap

Blacks cite lack of knowledge, up-front costs as biggest obstacles

Homeownership is one of the keys to building wealth. And while the number…

By Alan Hughes

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Ward Resigns

Lloyd Ward (pictured above) resigned as CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC)…

By Alan Hughes

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A Doe Deal

RS Information Systems lands IT contract

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded RS Information Systems Inc. (RSIS, No.…

By Alan Hughes

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Raines Bullish On Housing

Fannie Mae CEO unconcerned about potential bubble

Franklin D. Raines has a lot to smile about. In mid-January, the Federal Mortgage…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Battle For The Airwaves

Mega-broadcasters are squeezing independent black radio stations into extinction. How will they survive the war, and what does it mean for you?

For William Saunders, deregulation of the airwaves has been a disaster. The 68-year-old entrepreneur…

By Matthew S. Scott

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A Shift From The Left

Study shows blacks drifting from Democratic Party

The Democratic Party has a problem. Republicans are riding high with a popular president,…

By Cliff Hocker

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