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Lisa Phillips

Foreclosure Turned This Woman From Stressed Buyer to Savvy Investor

Real estate investor Lisa Phillips’ home foreclosed several years ago.  Because of that, she found an affordable real…

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buy a home

Why Your House Is Not an Investment

You might look at your home as an investment, but it's not if it's costing you money

If you’re like most people, you were raised with the idea that the ultimate sign…

By Maryann Reid

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wealth

Now is the Time to Buy Real Estate and Create Significant Wealth

International financier, trader, and investor Shawn Baldwin says black people should take advantage of the Trump administration to build wealth

Shawn Baldwin, an internationally renowned investor, discusses how and why African Americans should purchase property…

By Selena Hill

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grants

99 Grants to Fund Your Tech

There are federal grants available to help fund your tech education initiatives. Here are the details

There are almost 100 federal grants available for creating or developing STEM (science, technology, engineering,…

By Samara Lynn

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Money

BE’s Guide for Success in 2017: Your Money

Start preparing yourself for financial freedom and prosperity now

Here’s a roundup of hand-selected stories about money that will direct you onto the path…

By Selena Hill

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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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millennials

Just in Time for Halloween: 5 Frightening Money Mistakes That Can Haunt Millennials

Five frightening financial errors millennials must avoid

In the spirit of Halloween, check out this hair-raising list of 5 money mistakes that…

By Derek T. Dingle

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FinTech

6 Ways FinTech Will Improve Your Financial Life

Here's how fintech companies are improving the financial lives of consumers like you

Richard Cordray, the director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, shared how FinTech is reshaping financial…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Home Sharing

National Retirement Security Week: Boost Your Post-Career Income Through Home-Sharing

In honor of National Retirement Security Week, here are a few tips on how to increase your income with home-sharing

Millions of retirees continue to figure out how to live comfortably during their post-career years—a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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financial violence

Financial Violence: 4 Signs to Watch for in a New Relationship

Protecting your finances, emotional health, and physical safety means watching for signs of financially abusive behavior early on in a relationship

Financial abuse is a significant indicator of a person’s potential to engage in domestic/intimate partner…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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equal pay

What Are We Celebrating on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day?

On this day, this year, have we caught up to where they were last year?

Find out why August 23rd marks black women equal pay day and discover where we…

By Safon Floyd

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new baby

New Baby On The Way? 7 Money Moves To Make Now

Having a baby is a financial decision, and it’s critical to plan accordingly

The value of a human life will always be more than any price you can…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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stock market

(DNC) How Clinton or Trump Would Affect the Stock Market

Financial expert Jacquette Timmons shares tips and insights for investors

Stocks have had an average 1.71% annualized return during the four-year term of a Republican…

By Stacey Tisdale

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wealth gap

Incomes Are Growing, but Stark Wealth Gap Persists

Study finds uneven income growth

Saez also poses that we need to decide if this is acceptable as a society,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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LBGT

The Financial Realities of the LBGT Community

Moving beyond social barriers to create financial security

When asked how thinking about their financial future makes them feel, LGBT respondents’ comments surface…

By Stacey Tisdale

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money

How Mental Health Affects Money Health

Study shows poor financial decisions are the result of mental strain

“It is an unprecedented insight, and the findings are stark. People with mental health problems…

By Stacey Tisdale

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retirement

Retirement Income Falling Short in 47 States

Study finds Lack of Savings Hurting America's Seniors

“And while longer life expectancy is generally great news, with much of the burden of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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(Mental Health Month) Listening to What Your Money Is Telling You

Making the 'you’ money is reflecting, align with who you really are

We can fail to see the powerful teacher that money really is, and the ways…

By Stacey Tisdale

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A Mortgage That Pays Your Family Instead of a Bank

An alternative way to buy a home that keeps wealth in your family

They work exactly like traditional mortgages. There is a borrower and a third party institution…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Boost Retirement Savings With These New And Simple Strategies

Thinking outside the box to fund your golden years

“When you look at the social and economic realities of the day, particularly the fact…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How To

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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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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