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An Open Letter to My Daughters

What It Means to Be Women of Power

Both of you are fortunate that you need not look beyond our family for role…

By Earl Graves, Jr.

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Hollywood’s Most Bankable Black Producers

Black Enterprise decided to take a look at the highest-grossing African American producers—those who, according…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Most Important Vote Is Reinvesting in Ourselves

Whenever I gain the opportunity to address a group of African Americans, I ask whether…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Mix It Up

At Houston’s Wealth Development Strategies, President and CEO Cheryl D. Creuzot says the key to…

By Frank McCoy

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Interesting facts about Anthony Anderson

Backtalk with Anthony Anderson

Whether he’s busting guts in cult classics like Two Can Play That Game and Me,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Progress Report

Let’s take a look at last year’s Financial Fitness contest winners and see what steps they have taken toward financial freedom

Black Enterprise identified past Financial Fitness Contest winners to find out if they followed our…

By LaToya M. Smith

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How Reginald Lewis Changed Business Forever

Twenty-five years after the TLC Beatrice deal created the first black-owned billion-dollar business, African American entrepreneurs use its lessons to drive deal-making on a global level

It was the summer of 1987, and Christophe, who had left Citibank, was in his…

By Gregory S. Bell

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Business Opportunities for Wounded Warriors

Programs exist to help disabled service veteran-owned enterprises

The jobless rate for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans is 9.7%. The rate of unemployment is…

By Cliff Hocker

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Lessons From the Battlefield

A Gulf War veteran leads Dell’s front lines with teamwork and diversity

Mel Parker, vice president and general manager of the North America Consumer and Small Office…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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In the Pursuit of Wealth, Don’t Forsake the Treasure of Family

I believe that economic development is vital to the black community, and that more African…

By Earl Graves, Sr.

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Your Professional Story

Here’s how to improve your LinkedIn profile

More than 175 million professionals currently use the professional networking and social media site LinkedIn,…

By Sonia Alleyne

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5 Great Online Money Management Tools

Use these sites to get a handle on your cash

One advantage of using online management tools is that they allow you to more efficiently…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Taste of the Holiday

Turn this season of meeting and mingling into an adventure to savor

Even the most serious connoisseurs will concede that at the end of the day, truly…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Tax Tips for the Unemployed

Plan ahead to avoid trouble with the IRS

It’s important for the unemployed to be organized, proactive, and informed. If you’re looking for…

By Tory Parrish

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Diversification Is Fundamental

Mixing up the assets in your portfolio can protect you from substantial losses

The goal of diversification is to reduce risk, says Eric McKissack, CEO of Channing Capital…

By Donald Jay Korn

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The Value of Job-Hunting Support

Study shows professional help may increase salary offers

Although there are a variety of services available to help job seekers, many people don’t…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Directing Harmony

How a music man to the stars makes every performance look effortless

Having discovered his passion and talent for music at an early age, Ray Chew has…

By chrisena_coleman

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Lights! Cellphone! Action!

How to make great videos with your smartphone

A smartphone is all you need to make a great web video, so long as…

By Mario Armstrong

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Accounting for Disaster

After a mobile restaurant catches fire, black enterprise gives it a software makeover that puts it in the fast lane

Calculating and reporting payroll taxes, tracking sales, managing expenses, and safely storing all of these…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Planning My Financial Future

After digging herself out of credit card debt, Brandy Williams is taking advantage of a clean slate

As a college student at the University of Cincinnati, Williams used her eight cards to…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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How To

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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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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