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A Succession Story

Jimmy Walker had left Laurel Ford Lincoln Kia Inc. (No. 59 on the BE Auto…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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A Champion for Black Business

For educator Isha Edwards, strengthening minority-owned businesses is a personal and professional goal

Whether she’s teaching, consulting, or mentoring a minority entrepreneur, Edwards’ philosophy remains the same. “While…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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My Cool STEM Career

The truth is that a STEM degree is whatever you make of it. If you’re…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?

When couples come together, they must undergo the unromantic process of figuring out how to…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Don’t Just Retire Cash Rich, Retire Wealthy

If you start with a $200 monthly contribution at age 25 that earns 6% interest,…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Fire When Ready

When Marvin Carroll’s Tec-Masters Inc. landed its first military contract—a $25,000 deal to support a…

By Alan Hughes

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How to Keep a Good Financial Start Going

“My parents were both teachers. They always taught me to save and the value of…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Slow & Steady Savings

Their portfolio is a mix of long- and short-term investments that also include domestic and…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Disrupting the Status Quo

Adriane Brown left her position as president and CEO of Honeywell’s transportation division, but when…

By Sonia Alleyne

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getSupplier Diversity Forum: How Entrepreneurs Can Partner with Corporations

Highlights from the 2012 Vision 20/20 Forum hosted by Black Enterprise and Wal-mart

Black Enterprise and Walmart hosts the Vision 20/20 Forum to help small businesses become more…

By Derek T. Dingle

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7 Black Female Trailblazers in Medicine

Pioneering physicians, researchers and surgeons

Take a look at black women making big strides as physicians and researches.

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Out of the Doghouse

Failure to upgrade hardware can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in maintenance of antiquated…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Peek In Your Purse

“A woman behaving wealthy spends on the basis of what is important to her on…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Beyond Homeownership

Military benefits gave Brian McLean, 27, and his wife, Robin, 29, a great head start…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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The Game Plan

Dorian S. Boyland revenues at his Orlando-based chain of dealerships expected to exceed $400 million…

By Alan Hughes

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Leading While Learning

It’s McCabe Thompson’s ability to harness perceived challenges as strengths that led her to the…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Entrepreneur Follows Her Passion & Finds Ballooning Success

Shanta Speller finds success with Bunch of Balloons, her balloon decorating company

Juggling a full-time job with her passion, Shanta Speller launched Bunch of Balloons, her own…

By Jenisha Watts

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Coping With Unexpected Health Issues

“When you’re 40 and the doctor tells you that you may not be able to…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Think Like a Woman … Manage Your Money Like a Man

According to sociologist Mariko Chang, women’s earnings are currently at about 78% of men’s, yet…

By Bridget McCrea

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A Strategic Alliance

CEO and president of Pride Enterprises Inc. learned about how a young, black Iraq War…

By Alan Hughes

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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