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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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muslim ban

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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Obamcare

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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free gift

When It’s a Free Gift, It’s Going to Cost You

Want to get better control of your spending? Stop being bamboozled by the word "free."

Stop being bamboozled by the word “free.”

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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power of broke

The Power of Broke: Making Success Your Only Option

Being broke can be the biggest driver for reaching success

The latest book by Shark Tank star Daymond John preaches the power of broke as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Is Your Financial Mindset About Prosperity—Or Lack?

If you are constantly struggling to reach your financial goals, you may need to change the way you think about money.

Your financial mindset matters, because it shapes your financial habits and the outcomes they produce.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Moonlight

‘Moonlight’: Must-See, Oscar Worthy, Coming-of-Age Film

In three distinct acts, writer-director Barry Jenkins uses cinema to tell the story of Chiron, with an intimate look at his path to self-discovery

Find out why Moonlight Is Must-See, Oscar Contending Black Gay, Masculinity Film by director Barry…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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national coming out day

National Coming Out Day: Your Silence Will Not Protect You

Honoring those of us who are bravely and openly LGBTQ

Find out about the celebration of National Coming Out Day and why it’s important to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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debate

Post-Debate Review: Did Clinton and Trump Really Address Concerns of African Americans?

A recap and analysis of round one of the presidential debates; Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump

Check out Black Enterprise’s SVP/Chief Content Officer’s “two-cents” on the first 2016 presidential debate with…

By Derek T. Dingle

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schools

Educated Black Lives Also Matter-All Good Schools Help Our Kids

We should endeavor to provide as many diverse options as possible to meet the diverse needs of today's student

In the debate over whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools, we must…

By Kevin Chavous

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rupaul

RuPaul Wins Emmy For Outstanding Reality Show Host, Beating Out Steve Harvey

He returns to LOGO for a second season of RuPaul’s All Star Drag Race

Drag queen and television personality RuPaul (Andre Charles) has won the Emmy for Outstanding Host…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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before you invest

Before You Invest, 5 Questions To Ask

Protect yourself from financial scams. Here are questions to ask—and get answers for—before considering any investment opportunity

Protecting your finances is often a matter of what you do before you invest in…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money books

Great Money Books to Read Now, If You’re Serious About Building Wealth

Great money books should always be on your reading list. Add these, on inspired retirement, what’s in your purse, and raising your child to be a millionaire to your personal library

If you are serious about your finances and building wealth, you should be reading at…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money

It’s Your Money. Who’s Spending It?

My recommendation: Track your spending for a month. Play close attention to money spent to provide for the wants and needs of others

It’s your money. Whether you’re barely making ends meet or have more than enough, you’ve…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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trans women

Network of Female Angel Investors To Support Trans Women Businesses

Fempreneur.xyz is first of its kind trans women and non-binary femme entrepreneurs workshop and startup clinic

Pipeline Angels, a network of women investors, has announced the first program of its kind,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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black women

Why Black Women Love To Hate On Black Women

The Gabby Douglas bad hair backlash during the Rio Olympics is rooted in black self-hatred

At the 2012 London Olympic Games a 16-year-old Gabby Douglas captivated the gymnastics world by…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Religious freedom

Using Religious Freedom to Sanction LGBT Discrimination Could Head to Supreme Court

Colorado baker says gay marriage is a message he can’t promote; takes his case to highest court

In 2012 Masterpiece Cake Shop owner Jack Phillips citied his Christian beliefs when turned away…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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hillary clinton

Before Hillary Clinton Made History With Her Nomination Shirley Chisholm Blazed a Trail

Remembering the first African American female to seek nomination for presidency with a major political party

It’s official. Hillary Clinton is the first woman presidential nominee in history. As Democrats and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Clintons

Why the Clintons Must Use the Convention to Make More Friends

In addition to rallying the Friends of Bill and Baby Boomer crowd, Hillary Clinton needs to make an effort to appeal to millennials in order to win this election

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Bill Clinton believes the team that delivered his presidential victories in…

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How To

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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