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Why Gay & Lesbian Couples Pay More

Same-sex couples seek marriage rights and legal protections, from accessing health benefits to transferring wealth

It was a day many couples dream of for Mignon R. Moore, 42, and Elaine…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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House Rich, Cash Poor

Njeri Barrett was off to a good head start, but when divorce and layoffs came knocking, her financial plans got derailed

“As a family we were making great income and we took the money and invested…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Strategies for Success

Lessons from our 8th annual Summit

In its eighth year, the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit focused on getting women…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Steer Clear of the Safety Bubble

Don’t let fear rule your investment choices

There are two connected objectives in the world of investing: Make a good amount of…

By Mellody Hobson

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Get a 529 Plan Boost

You may be able to get a match for your 529 college savings plan

You know about the possibility of your 401(k) contributions being matched (typically by an employer),…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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Classic Notes

Coming to terms with her voice’s extraordinary potential was initially difficult for Cooper. “In the…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Work With Me

A business unit manager says that not collaborating is not an option

Even after completing studies for a bachelor’s in industrial engineering and management sciences from Northwestern…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Taking Advantage of Homeownership

Rufus and Jenny Triplett make one smart move after another

Using their home as a place of business has provided the Tripletts several tax advantages.…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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You Got the Merger Done … Now What?

6 tips on how to integrate an acquired company

Mergers and acquisitions have long been touted as a strategy for small businesses to gain…

By Alan Hughes

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Why It Pays to Invest in Stocks

If you have read my columns over the past few years, you know by now…

By Earl Graves, Sr.

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5 Reasons Your Website #Fails

Entrepreneur Erica Robinson is in the process of marketing her Harlem-based yoga studio, Asali Yoga.…

By Jacqueline Harris

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Step by Step

Morehouse students parlay a love for footwear into a shoe company

Stephens first came up with the idea in 2010, a week after high school ended.…

By Bridget McCrea

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Why You Must Always Invest in Stocks

Five strategies that will produce the best long-term results for your portfolio

Bouncing back, in fact, is something that stocks have been doing for decades. Even before…

By Donald Jay Korn

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The U.S. Auto Industry’s Unfinished Business

To boost employment as well as entrepreneurial opportunities for African Americans, automotive manufacturers and the…

By Earl Graves, Sr.

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The Feedback You Need

A communications executive learns important lessons about workplace relationships

As chief diversity officer for the global French communications behemoth Publicis Groupe, Sandra Sims-Williams, based…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Finding Money to Go Back to School

Looking to change careers or boost your earning power? Here are tips to help you fund your next step

A recent layoff might have you thinking about returning to school in hopes of finding…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Auto Industry Tune Up

Consumer demand and innovation are driving the sector's rebound. But is diversity a top priority?

And black auto buyers tend to be more brand loyal than other groups. For instance,…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Helping Veterans Win the Financial Battle

Here’s a rundown of programs that will sharpen your money skills and prepare you for civilian life

Life after the military can be overwhelming. Many veterans are thrust into the role of…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Getting Social with Coupons

New coupon app allows users to include Facebook friends

To use this free app, you’ll have to first go to the RedPlum Facebook page…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Journey to a Book Adventure

An information technology professional finds his real passion in storytelling

Because Parr didn’t have an itinerary for his travel, he promised to stay in touch…

By Sonia Alleyne

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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