Bernard Madoff’s Sentencing Ends Period of Secrecy

Welcome to the era of sunlight

After hearing that Bernard Madoff received one of the highest-ever prison sentences for a white-collar…

By John Simons

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Vibe Magazine Folds

Troubled publication slipped too far into financial ruin to continue

ibe Media Group, which publishes Vibe magazine, announced Tuesday that it was shuttering its…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Tackling the Black-White Wealth Gap

Intergenerational assets may be key to combating inequality

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies convened a group of economic, community, and…

By Joyce Jones

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How Legitimate are Online Schools?

Be informed before exploring a convenient, viable option

For professionals looking to advance their career, earning a certificate or even an advanced degree…

By Benice Atufunwa

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How Your Performance Review Can Help Save Your Job

Set yourself apart with a shining assessment

Performance reviews and self-appraisals are used by companies to judge your performance, but they’re also…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Transition into Your Career of Choice

Explore your options when finding a new occupation

Darlene Proctor had never planned to be a nurse for the rest of her life.…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Historic Energy Legislation Survives Narrow House Vote

Cornerstone bill would cut greenhouse gases, carbon emissions

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an historic energy bill Friday night during a nail-biting…

By Joyce Jones

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Why I Don’t Plan to Watch ‘Tributes’ to Michael Jackson

We all love Jackson's music, but we all did not and do not love him.

They know that they’ll get ratings and make money off of Michael Jackson’s death. But…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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CBC’s Towns Leads Tense Questioning of Bernanke

House investigation may impact Obamas financial reforms

Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke spent an extremely tense session Thursday before the House…

By Joyce Jones

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News Roundup

Tour offers homeownership resources

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Remembering Michael Jackson

With chart topping success, Michael Jackson made his presence felt on a worldwide stage. As…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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School Daze

Getting a Ph.D. left Laquita Blockson with dizzying debt. Now, she seeks a financial plan to pay it all off

Borrowing money to further your education—and by extension, your earning power—is what most financial…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Activists Rally for a Public Health Insurance Option

Reform measures face harsh criticism from conservatives

Thousands from across the nation representing labor unions, community organizations, healthcare professions, churches, and other…

By Joyce Jones

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Remembering a Pop Icon: Michael Jackson

World still mourns as death is investigated

A single sequined glove, gravity-defying dance moves, and transcendent music videos were Michael Jackson’s trademarks…

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Turn Your Restaurant Into an Eco-eatery

Tips good for the Earth and your bottom line

For restaurateurs looking to attract the eco-conscious palate, turning your eatery green can help take…

By Renita Burns

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Why Reginald F. Lewis is Important to the Future of Black Capitalism

As my crackerjack editorial staff completes our August issue—which marks the 39th anniversary of BLACK…

By Derek T. Dingle

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College Finance 101: A Money-Saving Crash Course for Parents

Lesson 4: Think outside the box when exploring your options

In the closing portion of this crash course, we encourage parents and students to be…

By Donald Jay Korn

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College Finance 101: A Money-Saving Crash Course for Parents

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It’s great that you’re still basking in the warm, proud glow of your child’s high…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Money Planner for Teens

Cash Cache helps create goals and develop financial plan

Between iPods, Facebook, MySpace, Twitter and text messaging, getting your teen’s attention long enough to…

By Renita Burns

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College Finance 101: A Money-Saving Crash Course for Parents

Lesson 3: Home purchase may save money in the long run

To save on room and board, consider a housing purchase. One way to trim this…

By Donald Jay Korn

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