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BE’s Guide for Success in 2017: Your Money

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

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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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What Prince Taught Us About Estate Planning

Making your legacy reflect who you are, part 2

Don’t buy into the belief that trusts are only for the wealthy. Many financial advisors…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Is Your Partner Your Financial Downfall? 

Tips on how to come together to create new financial processes and solutions for your relationship

Is your partner your financial downfall? Coming together to create new financial processes just might…

By Carrie Pink

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Majority of Americans Think College Costs are Out Of Reach

Study finds opinions differ by gender and race

Be sure to take on this important investment with a realistic assessment of the costs…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Keep Your Debt From Spiraling

The average American household has $15,672 worth of credit card debt. Here's how to keep your debt from spiraling out of control.

The average American household has $15,672 worth of credit card debt. Here’s how to keep…

By Carrie Pink

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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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