Day 40

In his weekly address, Obama defends his budget proposal, stressing the importance of fiscal responsibility,…

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Weekly Address: Budget

Two years ago, we set out on a journey to change the way that…

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Tips to a Wedding on a Budget

Great tips to a beautiful wedding on a budget, with Andre’ Wells of Events by…

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Women and Money, Pt. 3

Lori Anne Douglass, Partner, Moses and Singer, explains the importance of proper estate and financial…

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Rilous Carter

As the first African American Vice-President of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Rilous Carter manages 4,000 employees…

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NAACP- The 100th Anniversary: Interview with Benjamin Jealous

A discussion with President & CEO Benjamin Jealous about the 100th anniversary of the history…

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Pullman Porters: Ambassadors of Railroad’s Golden Era

Distinguished black men made train travel a classy affair

Pullman porters, who wore dignified uniforms, traveled cross country, and met celebrities and dignitaries, seemed…

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Obama Holds First Meeting with Black Lawmakers

Congressional Black Caucus discusses community issues

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held its first meeting at the White House with President…

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Day 39

Obama thanks troops at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina for their their service and pledged…

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Johnnetta B. Cole to Lead National Museum of African Art

Former Spelman College president to spearhead fundraising

Johnnetta B. Cole, renowned scholar and trailblazer in education, was named director of the Smithsonian’s…

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Warmed-over Myths of Black Wealth

Newsflash from CNBC's NEWBOs: If you're black and can't rap or play ball, forget about making it in America.

It’s 2009 and a black man is President of the United States of America. So…

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Making Good on Collections

Resolve customers' debt without loss of time, money

Bad debts should be rare, but sometimes even the most well-meaning customers don’t satisfy their…

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Amsterdam News’ Wilbert A. Tatum Dies

Leading African American journalist leaves great legacy

Wilbert A. Tatum, publisher emeritus, CEO, and chairman of the board of the New York…

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Day 38

Obama unveils his FY 2010 budget outline, which called for a staggering $3.55 trillion in…

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The Cutting Edge: Tax Tips for Small Businesses: Part 2

Noting donated equipment, accurate estimates is key

In my last blog post, “Tax Tips for Small Businesses,” I listed a few tax…

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Survey Finds Disconnect Between Beliefs and Financial Planning for Blacks

Though optimistic, many aren't proactive

Released today, the Nationwide Insurance and Tavis Smiley Consumer Survey identified disturbing trends behind what…

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Day 37

Obama named his third nominee for Commerce secretary, former Washington Gov. Gary Locke.
The president also…

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Eliminating Red Flags on Your Tax Return

Avoid the pitfalls of insufficient preparation, documentation

Getting audited is probably not on your list of goals for this year. However, if…

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The Cutting Edge: Tax Tips for Small Businesses: Part 1

Avoiding an audit is especially vital in difficult economic climate

“Small business owners and entrepreneurs really get focused on products and services, and don’t spend…

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GOP Response: ‘Americans Can Do Anything’

Governor Bobby Jindal’s Republican Address: “Americans Can Do Anything”
“Good evening.  I’m Bobby Jindal, Governor…

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