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Kim Burrell

Kim Burrell: My Thoughts On Her Comments

I first learned of Kim Burrell’s fiery sermon against same-sex love calling it “perverted” and…

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Haters

Why We Should Be Grateful for Our “Haters”

Critics can't hurt you unless you let them. But people cosigning on everything you do can kill you

For some people, the thought of having haters is as fascinating as wondering about life…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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White House

The Obama Presidency: Sitting in the Front Row of the White House

Take an exclusive journey through the Obama years

Take a journey from President Obama’s rise in politics to his tenure in the White…

By Derek T. Dingle

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money-smart kids

Use An Allowance To Raise Money-Smart Kids

Approached properly, it can be an important tool for their financial education

Want raise money-smart kids? Start buy using an allowance as more than an act of…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Eliminating Debt

Eliminating Debt? Don’t Get Carried Away

These are tips to help you approach eliminating your debt strategically and responsibly

For many of us, eliminating debt is a top priority. That’s not a bad thing,…

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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crazy ideas

Where Do Kids Get Their Crazy Ideas About Money?

Probably you! Studies show many children pick up money habits and beliefs from their parents

According to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s 2012 Financial Literacy Survey, children learn financial…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money mistakes

Dealing With Money Mistakes: Learn, Do Better, and Keep It Moving

Stay focused and get back on track

Everyone, including the wealthiest people, makes money mistakes. Don’t let that discourage you from continuing…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Earl G. Graves Sr., Chairman & Publisher, Black Enterprise

Join Us in Houston, America’s Next Great Black Business Mecca

We hope to see you at the 2017 Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit

More than 1,000 business leaders and entrepreneurs are expected to attend the 2017 Black Enterprise…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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credit abuse

Avoiding Credit Abuse: Before You Break Out the Plastic, Think!

Credit abuse may be socially accepted, but it often leads to chronic debt

While credit abuse is a socially accepted and commercially encouraged habit, it often leads to…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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attitude adjustment

An Attitude Adjustment: 3 Ways to Rethink Your Finances for the Holidays

Three stratagies to help you adjust your money mindset, as you face the demands and expectations of the holidays

With the pressure to overspend and take on debt to meet the demands of the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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sale

If Everything Was On Sale, Why Are You Broke?

No matter what the commercials say, you can't spend your way to savings, even if everything is on sale. Remember this during big shopping seasons

No matter what the commercials say, you can’t spend your way to savings. I repeat,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Conscientious Consumerism

Why You Must Practice Conscientious Consumerism

A message from Black Enterprise Founder and Publisher Earl G. Graves, Sr. on how conscientious consumerism can produce social change

In order to effect lasting, systemic change, black people must engage in conscientious consumerism, even…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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popular vote

Stop Focusing on Clinton Winning the Popular Vote

It's time to face facts and accept the truth; stop analyzing and start strategizing

To those questioning the fairness of Clinton losing the election despite getting more than 1.5…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Economic Revolution

Time For An Economic Revolution: Calling All Blacks, Latinos, Muslims, Jews, LGBT People

Those of us seen as outsiders this election must collectively exercise financial muscle

We witnessed how societal privileges played out in our political arena during the 2016 presidential…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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reality check

5 Reality Checks You Must Face to Fix Your Finances

One of the challenges of financial education is trying to get through to people who think the rules of smart money management do not apply to them.

Time to get real: You are NOT the exception to the rules of building wealth.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Should You Focus On Reducing Debt, Saving Or Investing?

It's a trick question: Everything you do with your money is an investment. But debt reduction is one of the best you can make, with guaranteed returns.

Should you focus on debt reduction, saving or investing? It’s a trick question. Everything you…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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President-elect

Trump Is the President-Elect. Why Are You Surprised?

The question is not, "Are we woke?" It's, "Why did you go to sleep?"

Donald Trump is the president-elect. Hillary Clinton has failed in her second bid to become…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Trump

Donald Trump Wins The White House: What Does It Mean For Our Future?

The reality is that African Americans must press a comprehensive agenda regardless of whether there is a Republican or Democratic administration in the White House

Learn what will happen to our country and our future now that Donald Trump has…

By Derek T. Dingle

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When It Comes To Your Money, Are You A Hot Mess?

An exercise to give yourself a reality check—and maybe a much needed wake-up call—when it comes to your financial habits.

Check yourself. Before your wreck yourself.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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How To

India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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