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I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s What I Did Right (And Wrong)

It was bound to happen at some point: I became a victim of identity theft.…

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Multiple Ways Life Insurance Can Build Wealth for Blacks and Community

Insurance is an important wealth-creating tool

Recent research shows that life insurance as an inheritance has been underutilized and under…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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financial abuse

New Survey: Millennials Are Likely Targets for Financial Abuse or Infidelity

Research shows that most millennials have been the victim of financial abuse by a romantic partner

A hearty 60% of millennials proclaim that their significant other has concealed debt and taken…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Jewel Tankard

Bravo’s ‘Thicker Than Water’ Jewel Tankard Discusses the New Rules of Making Money

The financial expert, reality star, and pastor explains why it is important to follow your "financial gut" and why you won't get rich by only investing money in your 401(k)

In a Black Enterprise exclusive, Financial Expert Jewel Tankard discusses the new rules for making…

By Chanel Martin

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Prepare to Become Financially Naked

Think of your finance life in the same way as your sex life

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Did you know that intimacy does not just apply to physical, emotional, or…

By Cameka Smith

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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 abuse

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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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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