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student loans

Managing Student Loan Debt

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

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first time investor

Real Estate Confidential: Al Williamson of Leading Landlord

Building wealth by building up your own neighborhoods

Al Williamson is a leading real estate expert who specializes in revitalized neighborhoods. Williamson shares his insider…

By Maryann Reid

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Black Banks

(Pt. 2) #BlackMoneyMatters: Getting Black Money Into Black Banks

OneUnited Bank President Teri Williams, Shares Insights on #BankBlack

“If 1 million people open a $100 savings account, we could move $100 million. It…

By Stacey Tisdale

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debt

Dealing with Debt? Take These Steps

This takes patience and resolve, but you will feel great and motivated

Here are a few things you can do to start getting out of it and…

By Jennifer Streaks

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Black Banks

(Pt. 1) #BlackMoneyMatters: Getting Black Money Into Black Banks

Teri Williams, President of OneUnited Bank, shares insight regarding the #BankBlack movement

“To demonstrate the power of the black dollar and increase community awareness of the need…

By Stacey Tisdale

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money

How Money Can Bring Couples Closer

Courage and honesty pay off in relationships

Our challenges are our greatest teachers. Courageously faced, the bumps couples face in the road…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Parking Tickets

How Unpaid Parking Tickets Can Hurt your Credit Score

Avoiding an unneccesary stain on your credit history

Few people realize it, but unpaid parking tickets – essentially debts owed to a city…

By Stacey Tisdale

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money

Getting Your Brain to Help You Save Money

A Bankrate.com study shows that 66 million Americans lack any savings for unexpected emergencies

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

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black children

What Can Happen to Black Children When Their Parents Get Money

How to guide your children through racial isolation

Experts are now seeing how children who grow up in these situations, however, are forced…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Millennials

Millennials Face Unusual Burdens When Caring For Aging Parents

Portrait of a millennial providing eldercare

“Members of the millennial generation (ages 18 to 34) have a reputation for being self-involved.…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Home

Parents See Schools as Crucial to Home Buying Decision

Tips on finding a home for your family that won't bust your budget

Regardless of the role your child’s school is playing in your home buying decision, most…

By Stacey Tisdale

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homeowner

Why Now Might be a Good Time to Become a Homeowner

Nationwide’s study shows favorable home buying conditions are likely to continue

The fundamentals for housing market growth…job/income gains and demographics — remain strong and should continue…

By Stacey Tisdale

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bad credit

The Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards (Even If You Have Bad Credit)

Getting the most bang for your buck during summer travel

This story looks at the results of the study from CardHub.com that analyzes the best…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Domestic Violence Victim

Domestic Violence Victim Shares 3 Most Important Money Lessons

Rebuilding financial values after they've been torn down

“There are many obstacles that are not in our control that negatively affect our finances,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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unemployment

Black Teen Unemployment Rate 6 Times Higher Than National Average

Job market steadying, but huge discrepancies among varying groups

Job market steadying, but huge discrepancies among varying groups.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Parents

How Much Money Would You Pay To Help Your Parents?

Study finds diverging attitudes in parents and children

While family conversations around important topics such as retirement preparedness, eldercare and estate planning can…

By Stacey Tisdale

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millennials

How Millennials are Changing the Color of America

Minorities are becoming the majority in more U.S. states

Yes, millennials are worthy of attention. They are smart. They are creative. They are passionate…

By Stacey Tisdale

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side gig

Sharing Our Stories: 3 Tips From a Successful Side-Gigger

Mastering the art of the side hustle

In addition to your goals, make sure you use your extra income to create a…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Investment Scams

What Athletes Can Teach Us About Investment Scams

Steps to take before you get taken for 'a ride'

“Anyone, irrespective of their bank account size, can be the victim of a scam.”

By Stacey Tisdale

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Marva Allen

Legendary Entrepreneur Marva Allen Shares 3 Most Important Money Lessons

Series: 3 Most Important Lessons About Money

Series: 3 Most Important Lessons About Money.

By Stacey Tisdale

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How To

Cultural bias

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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Startups

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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