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A Soapy Success

Hi-tech car wash combinesCaribbean feel with quality service

Cabana Car Wash, 4993 W. Bellfort St., Houston, TX 77035;713-729-0400
When Effie Booker wanted…

By Lloyd Gite

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Soul Men

Niche marketing of black superheroes takes comic book company sales up, up and away

When Alonzo Washington introduced a black comic book, Original Man, to some Kansas…

By Wendy M. Beech

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On The Rebound

Rehiring former employees has itsperks--but be aware of the pitfalls

As you try to hone in on the ideal size of your company,…

By Deidra-Ann Parrish

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Pooling Community Dollars

A `susu' can mean money for your business

If you’re an aspiring entrepreneur or have been in business for less than…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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Elite Club

Rise to the top with right business styles

Many books purport to teach you how to be entrepreneur. Joining the Entreprneurial…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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Finding Software That Fits

Tips for choosing home office applications

The pieces are beginning to come together. Your office has become the picture-perfect…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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The Abcs Of ISPs

What you should know before choosing an Internet service provider

Everyone says you should be online, but how do you decide which Internet service…

By Rebecca Frances Rohan

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The 2000 Year Glitch

Will your computer be able to usher in the new millennium?

As the new millennium approaches, apocalyptic pundits have increased their predictions of our society’s…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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A Palm-Size Personal Assistant

U.S. Robotics' Pilot PDA keeps business travelers well connected

Created by the Palm Computing Division of US Robotics, the Pilot is what…

By Merlisa Lawrence Corbett

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Tips From A Professional Money Manager

There's nothing Lou Holland likes more than a good bargain

This month, BLACK ENTERPRISE launches a new column, Private Screening. In it, we’ll pick…

By James A. Anderson

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WISE WORDS

Now that AAA-rated municipal bonds are yielding as much as 5.25% with a…

By James A. Anderson

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Get Bonds Straight From The Source

Treasury bonds are cheaper direct from Uncle Sam

There’s no reason to hand money over to a middle man when you…

By James A. Anderson

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J&J Joins The Elite

A solid blue-chip performer

When BLACK ENTERPRISE recommended health care products maker Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) last…

By James A. Anderson

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Those Borrowing Blues

401(k) loans have their pitfalls

Borrowing against your 401 (k) can seem like the closest thing to a…

By Kelli D. Herd

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Choosing Your Allies

References play a major role in your job-hunting campaign

The last line of most resumes reads “References Furnished Upon Request,” but are…

By Cassandra Hayes

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The Price Of Technology

The demand for experienced information technology professionals continues to rise as well as…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Off Target

Q How can I sell myself during a job interview when the interviewers…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Money Talks

You've landed the job, now negotiate the salary you deserve

You just know this is the perfect job for you. You made it through…

By Denolyn Carroll

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Banking On An International Venture

Ellen Kountz Laupa cashed in on a career in Paris

For many Americans, the thought of emigrating to a foreign country can be intimidating.…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Ship It!

Whether buying or selling, there are ins and outs for importing or exporting in today's global marketplace

Since Marco Polo traveled his famed trading routes and Bedouins plied the fabled markets…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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Business Opportunities In Jamaica

Long touted as a place of sun worship, this "Isle of Springs" also boasts a liberal business environment

It’s a familiar sight at most Jamaican families’ Sunday dinners: rice and peas, ox…

By Tonia L. Shakespeare

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Returns From The Motherland

Beyond the romantic notion of investing in Africa is the potential for breath-taking gains--but heart-breaking losses, as well.

Africa has been a conundrum for centuries. A continent steeped in natural resources, until…

By Judith Aidoo

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How To Succeed In Business Without Being White

Publisher Earl G. Graves gives Black Enterprisereaders an exclusive first look at the advice and experiences he shares in his new book

On a January morning in 1990, I arrived at my office and found a message…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Someone’s Knocking At The Door

Kenneth Chenault's appointment as president and COO of American Express threatens to shatter one ofthe final barriers to corporate America's top spot

A world of glass ceilings and sticky floors. That’s how one observer describes the…

By Eric L. Smith

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Gaining The Executive Edge

The push by graduate schools to draw in mid-career baby boomers has created rising enrollments in executive M.B.A. programs. Are they worth it?

After more than a decade as an electrical engineer, Phillip Hill was ready to…

By Terrence L. Johnson

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Relaxin’ To The Max

More African Americans are finding that active vacations are key to total relaxation, and what better place than the Caribbean?

You’re sitting at your desk, overwhelmed by meetings and deadlines. As you start your…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Choose A Debt Consolidator Carefully

Handing over your credit troubles to someone else could cost you

You’ve probably seen the ads that claim to consolidate your credit card debt with…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Could Experimental Drug Stop Strokes?

Treatment may be on horizon for African Americans

Administering a clot-dissolving experimental drug known as TPA (tissue plasminogen activator) directly into…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Closed For Business?

Here's what you can do when a company skips town with your money

Six weeks ago, you paid an $800 deposit to the XYZ Carpet Mart for…

By G. Emil Ward

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Dataline… Dataline… Dataline…

Some 1 million people will take part in the month-long Memphis In May…

By Ann Brown

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Stranded At The Airport?

You’re at the airport, all ready to check in, when suddenly, you’re told…

By Ann Brown

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Online Flight Bargains

Five major carriers now offer last-minute travel bargains, as much as 70%-80% off…

By Ann Brown

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End Of The Road For Black Expo Usa

Founder files for Chapter 7 citing increased competition and rising operating costs

In many cities, like Philadelphia, New York and Atlanta, Black Expo USA was an…

By Paula M. White

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Changing Of The Guard

Herman Russell steps down as company CEO

If R.K. Sehgal, the recently named CEO and vice chairman of H.J. Russell…

By Paula M. White

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Holland Buys Steelcase Dealership

Former Ben & Jerry's CEO looks forward to new adventure

Robert Holland Jr., former CEO of Waterbury, Vermont-based Ben & Jerry’s
Homemade Inc., recently…

By Eric L. Smith

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Leading The Way

How African American businesses can help alleviate unemployment for blacks

Last month, BLACK ENTERPRISE Board of Economist member, Thomas Boston proposed a plan that…

By Thomas Boston

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Adding Talent To The Sbc

New chairman could mean better atmosphere for small business owners

The Small Business Committee in the 104th Congress may be best remembered by…

By Joyce Jones

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Deal Fit For A King

Venture to publish Kings new writings could mean up to $5 million for…

By Eric L. Smith

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The Great Sports Mirage

In sports, seeing isn’t always believing. Despite the high number of African Americans…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Financing Your Personnel Handbook

When determining costs, consider printing consultant and attorney fees

Whether it’s done in-house or outsourced to an agency specializing in human resources, putting…

By Wendy M. Beech

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On The Road To Success

Careful research and observation drives small-town used car dealership to the top

The used car business may have a tarnished reputation in some people’s eyes,…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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Plucking For Profits

Networking and consumer-friendly name helps fried chicken business thrive

Along Wu Hsing Street Market in Taipei, Taiwan, thousands of Chinese shoppers weave their…

By Scott Wade

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Getting A Business Loan

A professional approach can mean $$$ for your Business

No matter how creative a bootstrapper you are or how many investor “angels”…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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Security Sweep

Products and services involving security provide booming sales for small business owners

Security is peace of mind. And those who provide it have been cashing in…

By Ann Brown

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Buying Wisely For Your Office

Choosing the right hardware to make your workplace a success

So you’ve found the right space for your home office: desk, chair, outlets, lighting,…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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PLANNING FOR COLLEGE COSTS

With fees approaching six digits, it's never too early to look at investment strategies that can lighten the tuition burden

Minutes after they finished taking their vows, Leslie and Dwayne Bond began sweating over…

By Terrence L. Johnson

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Keeping Your E-Mail Box Litter-Free

Put a stop to "spammers" and their annoying solicitations

Is your e-mail box full of clutter? If so, join the club. The…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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The World Wide Web. . . On A Tv Near You

The long-awaited Internet appliance offers the Net without the PC

Now playing in living rooms all across the country–the World Wide Web. Having proven…

By Marvin V. Greene

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How Suite It Is

Microsoft Office 97 comes in large and small sizes

Been looking for the perfect office suite for your business? Chances are, one of…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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In It To Win It For The Long Haul

Here are some final words on managing your investment club

Congratulations! If you have been faithfully following our series, then your club should be…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Intel Phenomenon

Good times continue for semiconductor maker

Trees don’t grow to the sky. What goes up must come down. Wall Street…

By James A. Anderson

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Refinancing Your Mortgage May Cost You

Think seriously before you opt for a home equity loan

These days, a second mortgage or home equity loan is touted as everything, from…

By Wendy C. Pelle

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Banking On A Comeback

With new initiatives and new leadership, Carver Federal pursues growth strategy

Late last year, it seemed as if Carver Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: CARV) stock, company…

By Dwight Oestricher

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Did You Get The Message?

Business etiquette in the age of technology

Admit it. You sometimes read. the faxes addressed to colleagues as you wait…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Overseas Assignments On The Rise

Rising costs have not stopped an increasing number of American firms from sending…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Negotiating Deadlines

Q My boss constantly asks me to complete assignments in unrealistic
time frames. I’m…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Make Your First Impression Count

Tips on how to get the best from a job fair

Talk about working a room! Imagine you are at a career fair, in the…

By Audrey Arthur

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Scoring Big On The Small Screen

Robin Roberts turned her talent for sports into a career

Robin Roberts knows strategy. As a star athlete, she learned the importance of having…

By Hal Karp

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… And What For An Encore?

Is the stampede still on, or is the bull market soon to be corralled?

We’ve all got questions about the stock market in 1997. As two good years…

By James A. Anderson

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Wonder Women

These savvy sisters are facing formidable challenges in male-dominated professions--and winning.

It was a sunday afternoon last winter and snow was falling steadily as Shirley…

By Paula M. White

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1997 Black Enterprise Auto Guide

The latest in cars and auto trends for the new model year

While the truck theme–particularly the sport-utility arena–continues to expand, there is another automotive segment…

By Jay Koblenz

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A Fund Manager Is Born

Randall Eley ranked No. 1 on the "A" list of all U.S. equity managers last year, but can he duplicate that stellar performance managing Eugene Profit's new mutual fund?:

Suppose you decided to quit your job and start a mutual fund tomorrow and,…

By James A. Anderson

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Are You Being Taken For A Ride?

African American buyers spend more than anyone for new or used cars. Why are we getting "shafted"? Here's how to fight back.

In The Market For A New Or Used Car? You’d better be prepared. It…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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Hawaiian Holiday

Renewed interest in this island paradise makes for an attractive and affordable vacation

Warm, tropical trade winds; rich, turquoise-blue seas; soft, sandy beaches and the fragrant scent…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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Miles For Your Money

Thanks to new plans being offered by airlines and financial service companies, there…

By Ann Brown

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WISE WORDS

CAROL A. ROBINSON, TAX CONSULTANT AND PRESIDENT OF FASTAXINCOME TAX SERVICES INC. (800-211-5701),…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The Good, The Bad, And The Average

A record number of folks jumped on the investment bandwagon in 1996 in search of '95's lofty gains. Last year was nearly as good, but '97 might prove to be a letdown.

It seemed that investors from new york city to Los Angeles were dancing in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Corporate America’s Black Eye

The latest rash of corporate misconduct has triggered new battles over the corrosive effects of bias in the American workplace

Just take your pick. In the last several months, lofty multimillion-dollar corporations such as…

By Connie Aitcheson

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Bill Collector Blues

When payments are past due and collectors come calling--know your rights

Perhaps you’ve been through a tough period and have fallen behind on your credit…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Dataline… Dataline… Dataline… Dataline… Dataline

The Kennedy Center’s African Odyssey Festival in D.C., March 31-May 25, will feature…

By Ann Brown

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Port Scam?

That cruise you saw advertised for $2,000 in your local newspaper might actually…

By Ann Brown

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Corporate America’s Black Eye

The latest rash of corporate misconduct has triggered new battles over the corrosive effects of bias in the American workplace

Just take your pick. In the last several months, lofty multimillion-dollar corporations such as…

By Connie Aitcheson

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Entertaining The Inner City

Donzell Starks partners with Cineplex to bring movies to urban Chicago

Who says Magic Johnson has a lock on bringing movies to the inner…

By Joyce Kelly

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Driving For Dollars

Nissan venture with the LA Urban League hopes to increase minority franchisees

In an effort to place more African Americans in the driver’s seat, Nissan…

By Dackeyia Q. Simmons

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Black Businesses Can Make The Difference

Minority firms must take the lead to lower African American unemployment

The last meeting of the BE Board of Economists ended in an unusual fashion.…

By Thomas Boston

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Joining The Inner Circle

Clinton's nominations of Herman and Slatermaintains diversity and rewards loyalty

Four years ago, the process President Clinton used to produce a cabinet that…

By Joyce Jones

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Words In The News

“One of our primary interests at the CBC has to be in the…

By Maxine Waters

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Is Private Better?

Cities across the U.S are finding that private suppliers could revitalize faltering government…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Crafting A Benefits And Policies Plan

The packages and procedures you choose should aid both employer and employee

An employee manual is an invaluable tool that virtually every business owner should use…

By Wendy M. Beech

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Catering Requirements

It takes more than the preparation of a good meal

People tell you that your parties light up the social scene and that…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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A Hair-Raising Success

Smart promotion and marketing providedthe start-up capital for these magazines

Discovering a consumer need and filling it have helped Eddison Bramble and John Pasmore…

By Ann Brown

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Timely Business

Black Art Gear combines fine design with quality

An idea for unique wristwatch designs and some black art has turned a…

By Harold Lamar

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Reduce Office Costs

Free booklet shows how to lower energybills and create a healthier environment

Save hundreds, even thousands of dollars a year by simply rutting energy costs.…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Building The Perfect Home Office

7 tips for creating a productive work space

Small offices/home offices (SOHO) are becoming increasingly common, their growth fueled by the upsurge…

By Rafiki Cai

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The Scoop On Newsgroups

soc.culture.african.american

The Internet is more than the World Wide
Ever heard of Usenet? If you’re…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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All The News That’s Fit To Transmit

Internet information services deliver personalized news

With the power of the Internet to deliver information, print publications are facing yet…

By MaryAnn Reid

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The Plug-And-Play Pc

Getting started with computers is a Know Brainer

“Every time I asked a customer what they wanted in a personal computer…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Doing Taxes On The Web

Electronic filing via the Internet

It was bound to happen. Major financial service brokerages have been filing electronic…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Your Club In Dollars And Sense

Good record-keeping is vital to a club's longevity

One of the more important tasks of any investment club is record- keeping. Forget…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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WISE WORDS

DEBORAH J. FRAZIER, a senior financial consultant with Merrill Lynch’s Private Client Group…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Buy Stocks At The Price You Want

Be fiscally smart when placing orders for securities

Think the stock market looks like a jungle? Do you fear that you…

By James A. Anderson

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Ma Bell Goes To War

AT&T is in the middle of the telecommunications free-for-all

What’s an adjective that describes 1996 for AT&T shareholders? Try “turbulent.” Recent legislation has…

By James A. Anderson

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STOCKPILE

Moore
Many on Wall Street see Canda’s Moore Corp. (NYSE: MCL) as a defensive…

By James A. Anderson

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Is Investing In Index Funds For You?

Don't be fooled--not all these funds are alike

From the outside looking in, running an index fund looks like the investment world’s…

By James A. Anderson

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Before You Pass The Hat…

Taking up a collection in the office may be costly

It may just be a simple school candy drive or a collection for…

By April Robbins

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Miami Hotel Gets New Life

Second-time around may be the charm for Miami's black-owned hotel

If at first you don’t succeed, try again, could well be the mantra…

By Cliff Hocker

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Marriott Names First African American Franchisee

Marriott International has named Bill Deramus its first African American franchisee. Deramus will…

By Yana Ginburg

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Job Cuts May Drop In 1997

Despite an 8.5% increase in the number of layoffs last year, that number…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Preparing For Retirement

Q: I’m 55 and preparing for retirement from my present job, but am…

By Cassandra Hayes

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Take Your Job Search Online

Not just for techies, cyberspace offersjob leads in a range of professions

The Internet provides access to thousands of jobs, from entry-level to CEO, around the…

By Audrey Arthur

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Managing Well Into The Future

Kevin Lofton leads the University of Alabama Hospital through change

When Kevin Eugene Lofton came to the University of Alabama Hospital as CEO and…

By Hal Karp

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Using Technology To Enhance Your Business

Our second annual summit asks experts to focus on the issues and innovations that can help small companies be more productive and efficient

Technology touches all aspects of society but it’s also affecting business–and the way businesses…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Wired For Success

Increasing the technology in your business could also increase its efficiency and DK: profitability

In 1993, Da Streetz Inc., An Urban Marketing and advertising firm, was a typical…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Changing The Future Of Business

These new technological advances promise quality control and productivity for corporate America. Are they right for your business?

Not since the introduction of the pc in the mid-1970s has technology been poised…

By Marvin V. Greene

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Home Smart Home

Making your home more efficient at the flick of a switch

It’s 6 a.m. and as you lie in bed, the coffee begins to brew,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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10 things you should know before filing bankruptcy

Think bankruptcy is the solution to all of your debt? Here are the pros and cons of filing as well as some alternatives to consider.

Could it be that in 10 short years, the ultimate financial taboo has become…

By Kelly Beamon

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Great Vacation Values

How to get the most for you vacation dollar

Travel experts agree that the best time to start saving money for your next…

By Brenda Campbell

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Marketing To Black Travelers

What the travel industry is doing to get your dollars

African American travelers, with an estimated $25 billion in travel spending power, are a…

By Ann Brown

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Protect Your Identity

More than ever, thieves are out to steal your credit profile. Using a…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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Shopping For A Diamond

When shopping for a diamond or other fine jewelry there’s more to look…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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Dataline … Dataline … Dataline. . . Dataline … Dataline

Attention parents: The Black College Showcase, a national college fair to assist historically…

By Ann Brown

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Hotel Surfing

Hate to be far from your e-mail? Some hotels are letting you go…

By Ann Brown

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Power Up Onboard

Laptops are convenient to travel with but keeping batteries charged can be a…

By Ann Brown

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All The News That’s Fit To Transmit

Internet information services deliver personalized news

With the power of the Internet to deliver information, print publications are facing yet…

By MaryAnn Reid

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Are Diversity Programs Benefiting African Americans?

While it promises to be the key to true multiculturalism in the workplace, its benefits have eluded the peopleit was originally intended to help.

The term “diversity” has become a corporate catchphrase, as American companies struggle to come…

By Shari Caudron

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Executive Recruiter Directory

This year's listing of the nation's black-owned executive recruiter firms

Though they may be tiny fish in a big sea of contenders, minority-owned…

By Keisha Anderson

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The Next Generation Of CEOs

Many of the B.E. 100s must prepare now to enterthe next millennium with new leadership

It’s been six years since “the chairman” gave up his seat. But in the…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Cashing In On Coupons

Persistence and a dose of "faith" are pushing Nia Directenvelopes into the hands of black consumers

Nearly everyone at some point has received envelopes full of coupons stuffed in their…

By Marjorie Whigham-Desir

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The Executive Swing

The 1996 Black Enterprise/Pepsi Golf & Tennis Challenge offers more than fun and sun it's where deals are done

It’s been three years since the black Enterprise/Pepsi Golf & Tennis Challenge took its…

By Robyn D. Clarke

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Bridging The Gap In Healthcare Costs

If you're between jobs, COBRA can provide affordablemedical coverage for you and your family. Here'swhat you former employer won't tell you.

The day you leave your job may be the day you assume a financial,…

By James A. Anderson

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Economic Deliverance Thru The Church

Black churches are bringing the gospel of economic development to Inner city communities. Here's how.

In the heart of the Martin Luther King Jr. historical district in Atlanta lies…

By Tomika DePriest

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Getting The Message Straight

Changes in telecommunications laws have opened up the telephone service marketplace. But how do youknow which service is best for you?

Have you been bombarded at home by telephone calls from telemarketers trying to get…

By Keisha Anderson

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Getting Together With Family

The key to having a great family reunion lies in the planning

Haven’t seen cousin Carol in a month of Sundays, or heard Aunt Ruth’s howling…

By Dari Giles

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Great Reads

Black books and authors continue to break new ground. Here's a selection from among the best this season.

Warmed by the millions that African Americans are spending, mainstream publishers are producing more…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Vegetarians’ Restaurant Row

Boosted by culinary demand, vegetarian cuisine is spawning new eateries around the country

A growing and increasingly vocal minority, vegetarians now make up 1% of the total U.S.…

By Zana Billue

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Dataline

Many events are scheduled in Chicago for Black History Month. The Harold Washington…

By Ann Brown

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Keep in touch

Traveling for business could jeopardize your job if you don’t stay in the…

By Ann Brown

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Detroit’s Black History Museum

Slated to be one of the country’s largest black cultural centers, Detroit’s Museum…

By Ann Brown

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Harlem Renaissance–Take Two

After years of neglect, will empowerment zones allow Harlem to thrive once again?

Perhaps a little skepticism is to be expected. The thought that Harlem, after years…

By Eric L. Smith

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Deal Provides Food For Thought

Former TLC Beatrice president goes joint ventureroute to purchase manufacturing company

When Dumas M. Simeus left TLC Beatrice in 1992 he was president and…

By Lloyd Gite

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NAACP BACK IN THE BLACK

Perennial civil rights group retires $3.2 million debt

When Kweisi Mfume officially took the helm of the NAACP last February, the…

By Paula M. White

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Gidron’s Ride With Gm Comes To An End

Auto dealer files $357 million lawsuit charging civil rights violations

Despite securing 30,000 new customers as a General Motors franchisee between 1972 and…

By Cliff Hocker

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Black-Owned Insurance Firm Could Set Trend

The good news: The commercial/casualty insurance industry hauled in nearly $259 billion in…

By Joyce Jones

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California Torpedoes Affirmative Action

The passage of Proposition 209 could havedire consequences across the country

Voters in California recently passed the California Civil Rights Initiative (CCRI) by a comfortable…

By Cecelia Concard

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Moving Toward A Darker Shade

America’s population is becoming increasingly diverse, and by the mid- 21st century “people…

By Valerie Lynn Gray

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Crafting A Personnel Handbook

Your legal guide to establishing company policies and procedures

Looking for a way to convey your company’s philosophy while laying out guidelines for…

By Tonia L. Shakespeare

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Saucy Success

Promotional efforts help a family business thrive

Great traditions are handed down from one generation to another. So it was fitting…

By Ann Brown

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Solid Foundations

Real estate development company finds success in urban projects

It took vision and preplanning to open the doors of Metroventures/USA Inc., a…

By Denolyn Carroll

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Entrepreneurial Tips

Getting your business started right

The lovable comic strip characters, the Peanuts gang, teach the basics of entrepreneurship…

By Tonia L. Shakespeare

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Doing The Credit Card Dance

Using credit can help your business just be aware of the pitfalls

For entrepreneurs with bright ideas but no cash flow, credit card financing can be…

By Sheryl E. Huggins

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Gidron’s Ride With Gm Comes To An End

Auto dealer files $357 million lawsuit charging civil rights violations

Despite securing 30,000 new customers as a General Motors franchisee between 1972 and…

By Cliff Hocker

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Mobile Computing Solutions

What to know before you buy portable hardware

As business travelers’ computing needs grow, so does the market for mobile computing equipment.…

By Deidra-Ann Parrish

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Tips For Mobile Professionals

Keep your laptop ready, willing and able

Conserve energy: Keep brightness and volume settings low when on the road, and…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Weapons For The Road Warrior

Mobile technology that will make business trips easier

Choosing the right equipment for the road is essential for the mobile business person.…

By Tariq K. Muhammad

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Cyber-Bration Of Black History Month

Taste African American culture on the Web

The online world mirrors the real world in ever increasing ways. Online malls, publications,…

By Rafiki Cai

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Meeting Of The Minds

Here are some helpful hints on how to run yourmonthly meetings effectively and smoothly

Your investment club is a business and should be run like one. Anyone who…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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WISE WORDS

Charles Self III, senior vice president of LaSalle Street Capital Management Ltd. (312-220-7598),…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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A Measure For Market Jitters

Are you a nervous investor? Then know your beta.

Are you prone to nail-biting fits over the stocks you own? Do market…

By James A. Anderson

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Awaiting A Suitor

Merger wave bypasses Jersey thrift

You might call it a shotgun courtship, and certainly not the type of…

By James A. Anderson

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STOCKPILE

John Miller, vice president of research for Ariel Capital Management (312-726-0140), thinks Wall…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Women of Power

women of power

[WATCH LIVE] Women of Power Summit Events Streaming Video March 3

You can catch top moments from the Women of Power Summit via Black Enterprise’s live…

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Black Enterprise Launches New Events App for Women of Power Summit

Hosted by State Farm, Black Enterprise live streams highlights of its Women of Power Summit…

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