…But Can You Walk The Walk?

These chief diversity officers say the best diversity practices are about more than good intentions -- they're about measurable results. How does your company stack up?

When we published our List of the “30 Best Companies for Diversity” in July,…

By Sonia Alleyne

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20 Best Franchising Opportunities

Are you ready to own a proven business? Here's our list of the most promising franchises.

Marcia Mickle’s decision to open an Athlete’s Foot retail store with her husband, Fred,…

By James C. Johnson

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High Caliber Companies

Our Small Business Awards winners are growing their businesses by serving their niche

Entrepreneurship has long been viewed as one of the paths to achieving wealth. Our…

By Alan Hughes

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Stolen Lives

Identity theft is the country's fastest growing crime. Here's how to protect your most valuable asset -- you!

When Tahira Scott moved in with her cousin, she was looking forward to saving…

By Stephanie Young

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Property Pitfalls

Veronica Stewart is managing her debt better To safeguard her real estate investment

Veronica Stewart isn’t dreaming of becoming a real estate mogul like Donald Trump. But…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Staying Cash-Flow Positive

Taught by grandparents who lived through the depression, Ayanna Goring knows how to hold on to money

Ayanna Goring is serious about managing her money. She has her grandparents, who told…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Posh Purses

Handbag designer has a handle on style and function

It was frustrating at first because I was used to drawing teeth, not handbags,”…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Island Cruising

Yachting through the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands offer many sea splendors, but the RMS Rhone, a British…

By Sean Drakes

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Journey To Adventure

Karl Domangue takes activity travel to new heights

Karl Domangue, 35, never saw himself as an adventurer, but he was a…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Money For School

Q: My boyfriend is about to graduate from dental school. He has accumulated…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Lost In Translation?

Interpretation Websites can help you learn a foreign language

Whether you have employees that speak a foreign language, or are preparing for…

By Leslie E. Royal

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The DMV Helps You Fight Fraud

New law prevents display of Social Security numbers on driver's license

Had your share of long lines at the DMV? Well, here’s an incentive…

By Raelyn C. Johnson

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Credit Cards Getting Costlier

Banks to double minimum payment fees within a year

If credit card debt has you struggling to make the minimum payments, brace yourself…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Renter’s Rights

What you should know as a tenant

A house is a home unless, of course, it’s an apartment. Then the rules…

By Damon Hodge

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Starting A Nonprofit

Q: I would like to start a nonprofit organ- ization to help build…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Find Your Keys, Make A Difference

It’s funny how your keys always seem to disappear when you’re running late…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Leading The Way

Discover what you need to be an effective self-leader

What does it take to become a self-motivator? Well, often it takes a…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Internal Stamp Of Approval

Self-validation should matter most

After working at Solomon Smith Barney for seven years, Wanda Thompson found herself at…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Finding focus

Q: I have three degrees in business, including an M.B.A. in business finance…

By Sonia Alleyne

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¿Habla Español?

Why Spanish should be your second language in business

Globalization and the growth of the Hispanic market in the U.S. are driving…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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