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[Study] Americans Saving More, but Lack Financial Knowledge

Financial Literacy Month survey finds risks to long-term financial security

“Although slightly more than half of all Americans feel financially literate, there remains a significant…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Cannabis Investment Banker Talks 420 and Money

Viridian Capital CEO Scott Greiper shares most important money lessons

Today, marijuana enthusiasts around the world are celebrating 4/20, – a code-term that refers to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Instagram Stars: 5 New School Women Empowering You Toward Building Wealth

These ladies offer that 'money mojo' to inspire you daily

Follow these five fab financial experts the next time you’re on Instagram looking for ways…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[Financial Literacy Month] Which State’s Residents Have Most Money Smarts?

New study measures financial literacy and behavior of state and D.C. residents

“The best way to improve financial literacy is to include personal finance in the curriculum…

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Top 100 CEOs Have as Much in Retirement Assets as 41% of American Families

Study shows wide ‘asset’ gap among CEOs due to gender and race

“The CEOs’ extraordinary nest eggs are not the result of extraordinary performance,” notes Scott Klinger,…

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Money Moves To Make Before You Quit Your Day Job

Before you jump ship to pursue your dream of entrepreneurship, take steps to prepare for the financial shock of your transition.

Among the biggest and most intimidating aspects of the transition from employee to entrepreneur is…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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3 Danger Signs Of Relationship Scams

Missing these red flags can do plenty of damage, including ruining your credit, destroying your business and disrupting your career

Failing to recognize dating and relationship scams before getting involved can do plenty of damage,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Get The 411 on Your Credit Score

A breakdown of the 5 factors that determine your credit score

Your FICO score (Fair Issac and Company ), is literally one of the most important…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Easy Moves That Will Boost Your Credit Score

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox Shares Tips

For better or worse, your credit score is one of the most important numbers in…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Women’s History Month] Dr. Dara Richardson Heron Making History At The YWCA

Worked to enhance the lives of women, girls, and families

It is my hope that when people reflect on my legacy, they will say, “Throughout…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Black Elite: A Look Inside Black America’s Widening Wealth Gap

Wealthiest blacks distinguishing themselves from all others

As high earning black households make income gains faster than other groups it’s interesting to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Rising Home Prices Making Consumers Nervous

Conflicting reports show uncertainty about the economy

The mixed housing data and the recent uncertainty about the economy and financial markets have…

By Stacey Tisdale

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America Saves Week: Train Your Brain to Save Money

Part 2 - Move past your natural tendency to avoid long-term planning

Behavioral finance experts say, however, before we start beating ourselves up, we need to take…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Watch] The Cannabis Market: Cannabis Entrepreneurs Create Culinary Magic

Part 2 - Renowned chef Miguel Trinidad and events expert Doug Cohen take diners to the 99th Floor

The legalization of marijuana in several states is prompting connoisseurs, investors, and entrepreneurs to savor…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black Women and Money

Financial adviser Alice Barnes helps her sisters rise and shine

“Black women are like a sponge. They’re very, very open. Once they trust you they’re…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Your Student Loan Debt Can Reduce Your Tax Bill by at Least $2,500

Part 1 - The 411 on student loan tax breaks

That means that many borrowers may not be aware of all of the tax breaks…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Decide Which Bills to Pay First

How to organize your expenses by priority

One of the most important, and largest bill in most households, is the mortgage or…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Striking a ‘Rich’ Balance Between Saving for Retirement and Their Children’s Education

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Parents feel a responsibility to help their kids get through college without an enormous debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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States With the Highest and Lowest Health Insurance Costs

New York tops list while New Mexico offers most affordable options

“Higher insurance costs in many states are tied to high costs of living or being…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[Watch] A Conversation With Millennials About Student Loan Debt Solutions

BE Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale talks money with millennials at Rider University

With student loan debt topping $1 trillion it is imperative that we educate students young…

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#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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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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