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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…

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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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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.”

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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…

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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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How To Set Financial Goals

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN.

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[Feature] College Students Mentor Each Other About Money

Students helping students find their financial footing

“Social support is crucial to the behavior change process. Peer-to-peer money mentors are a great…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[WATCH] David Bowie’s ‘Dance’ with Financial Markets Inspired Tupac and Others to Follow

How 'Bowie Bonds' changed the financial landscape for artists

As the world mourns the loss of David Bowie, it’s interesting to reflect on a…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Changing the Habits That Got You Into Debt

3 tips that will help you make better choices

Still, our financial circumstances have as much to do with what we believe about ourselves,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

Majority based in U.S. and Europe but Asia has a growing presence

Eighty percent of the world’s female billionaires are based in the U.S. and Europe, but…

By Janell Hazelwood

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3 Ways to Invest $1,000

If you think investing is for the rich, think again

A survey by Prudential Research called The African American Financial Experience finds that one of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Reduce Your Homeowners Insurance Cost

Try these tips to reap some savings

According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, the average annual U.S. insurance premium was…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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