Saving Our Young Black Men

One of the most alarming trends threatening the economic stability and wealth-building capacity of…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Smart Money Moves For The New Year

Putting things in place now can enhance your portfolio in 2006

Like many Americans, Sheret Payton has a cash flow problem. She adheres to a…

By Matthew S. Scott

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Hot opportunities for young entrepreneurs

A combination of smart ideas and popular market trends will make these enterprises sizzle in 2006

What motivates a person to start an enterprise? In the beginning, it’s just a…

By James C. Johnson

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Profiles In Courage

They faced illness, public humiliation, and even death. Their stories are lessons on how to triumph in the face of crisis.

It’s been said in gambling circles that life is the ultimate wild card. You wake…

By Caroline Clarke

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Real Estate Overload?

Managing seven properties in two states presents major challenges for Tyrone Springs

Tyrone Springs has youth and ambition in his favor. At 23, he’s managed to buy…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Buy Property Early

By purchasing real estate while in college, Carl White has built a real estate portfolio with more than $300,000 in equity

In between conducting classes on the fundamentals of engineering at Morgan State University, Carl…

By Nicole Lewis

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Fighting Breast Cancer’s Fear Factor

One woman's devastating family history drives her on a campaign to save other lives

Death resulting from breast cancer is a painfully familiar occurrence for Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins.…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Atlanta’s Big City Appeal

Kenny Leon reshapes its potential

As the headquarter location for Coca-Cola, CNN, EarthLink, and The Home Depot, Atlanta is…

By Sean Drakes

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Making Sure The Shoe Fits

Preston Ramsey puts his clients on solid footing

Engaged in a regular workout schedule? Unfortunately, you’re sneakers are probably as old…

By Joseph Dumas

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Credit Score Protection

A: My FICO score was 775 in August. At that time, I had…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Protecting Your Privacy

Legislation to stop information hounds in their tracks

Only a few decades ago, ensuring one’s privacy involved little more than buying…

By Siobhan Leftwich

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When A Flood Strikes . . .

How to protect your home with the proper coverage

Purchasing a home is one of the greatest joys a person can experience. But…

By Angela P. Moore-Thorpe

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Homeowner Finance 101

Money traps to avoid once you've sealed the deal

You’ve worked hard, saved your money, and straightened out your credit to purchase…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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A New Direction

Q: For two years now, I’ve been doing a lot of research on…

By Tanisha A. Sykes

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Hey, You Can’t Say That!

How to cope with verbally abusive people

Verbal abuse in the workplace, or anywhere else, is not something you should…

By Siobhan Leftwich

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No More Excuses

Here's to a happy new you

Shani Dennis, a 30-year-old attorney in Houston, has two revolving New Year’s resolutions: to…

By Erinn R. Johnson

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Management Tools

By Sonia Alleyne

Q: I am a newly licensed realtor. I am also interested in property…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Tapping Into Black Buying Power

New book reveals how marketers miss out by not speaking our language

Marketers have long acknowledged the cool factor in being black. Couple that with…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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Profitability Is In The People

How engaged employees can drive customer satisfaction

As senior vice president of global communications for Starbucks Coffee Co. in Seattle, Wanda…

By Sheri Whitley

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All That Jazz

Q: I am interested in establishing an online business selling jazz paraphernalia such…

By James C. Johnson

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