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Digital Gold: The ABCs of Bitcoin

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“People liken it to digital gold,” says Edwardo Jackson, an author, entrepreneur, and…

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Bank Black

Why the Bank Black Movement Is Essential to Small Businesses

Black banks have historically been a staple in communities of color and continue to support entrepreneurs and those turned away by large banks

At the 2017 Entrepreneurs Summit, a panel of bank owners and professionals discussed the #BankBlack…

By Selena Hill

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Six Things You Need to Know Now Before Buying or Selling a Home

Don't go into the deal blind

With homes now being purchased at a bustling pace, there are many signs that point…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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The Big Question for Trump’s Tax Cut Plan: How Will the Tab Be Covered?

While Trump's proposed plan for tax reform does have the potential to aid the economic development of small businesses, exactly how these cuts will be paid for still remains unclear

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If approved, President Trump’s tax cut plan could bear an eye-popping price tag.…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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10 Ways Anyone Can Save Money in College

Jar budgets, student discounts and more strategies.

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Today, it is imperative for students to graduate college with the least amount…

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student loans

The Financial Impact of Borrowing Student Loans

Before taking out student loans of any kind, understand the basic terms and conditions you would be agreeing to, should you accept this commitment

Currently, student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt in this country. The nation’s student…

By Jessica Brown

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teach

3 Incredibly Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids About Money

Because financial education starts at home

Even if we do not have a lot of money, we are still equipped to…

By Ashley M Fox

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Lisa Phillips

Foreclosure Turned This Woman From Stressed Buyer to Savvy Investor

Don't let bad credit or large down payments stop you from making money in real estate

Real estate investor Lisa Phillips’ home foreclosed several years ago.  Because of that, she found an affordable real…

By Maryann Reid

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Cadillac

Cadillac’s Global President: Recharging the Once-Storied Brand

BE asked Johan de Nysschen, Global President for the General Motors Brand Cadillac, about the…

By Brian Armstead

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simple tips

4 Tips to Help You Manage Your Money

Stay frugal, no matter how special the occasion may be

The price for this upscale ’do? More than $100—when I usually pay just $35, including…

By Robin White Goode

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money experts

Twitter VIPs: 8 Money Experts to Follow to Upgrade Your Finances

Add these superstars to your "Get My Money Right" list for financial freedom

Fifty-five percent of African Americans spend an hour on social media a day. Why not…

By Janell Hazelwood

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debt

Keeping Millennials Out of Debt

Stopping burdensome college student loan debt before you even get started

Students and graduates in the U.S. have a combined student loan debt of $1.3 trillion.…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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real estate

3 Ways to Make Money in Real Estate That You Never Knew…Until Now

Learn how to increase your monthly income by an extra $2-$3k in as little as 10 hours per week by using these three key niches

When most people think of real estate they automatically think of property flipping and/or working…

By Cameka Smith

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make money

When Your House Pays Your Monthly Car Payment

Your house can be used as a "bank" for extra income

Discover how to use your home the smart way and make money from it. These…

By Maryann Reid

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economic shift

Investor Roundtable Focuses on Creating Economic Shift for POC

Head and Heart Philanthropy's goal is to create a well-manufactured ecosystem.

Over the past week, Head and Heart Philanthropy got together to discuss how they could…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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say never

6 Reasons to Say ‘Never’ When It Comes to Your Money

For most things in life, you should never say never. But there are some things you should never do with your money.

For most things in life, you should never say never. However, there are some things…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money lessons

Money Lessons for Kids: An Action Plan for Parents

Certified financial planner Ernest Burley Jr. provides an excellent guide for parents who want to teach smart money lessons to their kids

Money Management From Grad School to Grad School by Ernest Burley Jr. provides key principles…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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tax refund

Here Are 4 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Let’s leave bad financial habits in the year 2016, and let’s prepare our minds and bank accounts for a better 2017

It’s important to not spend your entire tax refund. You must have a plan in…

By Ashley M Fox

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Money Right

5 Ways to Get Your Money Right for the New Year

If your goal is to have more wealth at the end of 2017 than you did at the start of the year, here are five simple ways to achieve this

Get your money right for the new year with a few simple, easy to follow…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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she makes more money

She Makes More. Can You Handle It?

Can love survive when she makes more money than he does? Sure it can. Here's how

Husbands, we said we’d love her for richer or poorer. But for many of us,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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