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Learn How to Plan More and Save More Money

Those who make a plan for their money save more cash.

Do you want to save more money? A recent survey shows that if you want…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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The 5 Best Bargains for the Fall Months

Tips for getting seasonal deals

Fall is the best time to look around your home, assess your needs, and try…

By Jennifer Streaks

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation to Help Strengthen Black Banks

Five lending institutions to receive $1 million each

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. announced that it will deposit a total of $5…

By Alan Hughes

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Payday Lender Stopped by U.S. Courts and Federal Trade Commission

An alleged shady loan broker is halted in its tracks.

A U.S. district court has stopped an online payday lender that was suspected of using…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Amends Mortgage Rule

Changes might be on the horizon.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued amendments and clarifications to its mortgage rules

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Keep Your Digital Wallet Safe

Here’s how to protect your money from would-be thieves.

If you pay for items using a digital wallet, security concerns are likely to be…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Celebrate National Coupon Month

Ways to coupon effectively.

This September, coupon with a purpose.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Economists Have a Positive Outlook for 2014

Experts predict next year will yield economic growth.

Economists predict that in the second quarter of next year, there will be 3% growth.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Expect Higher Prices at the Pump

Possible Syrian conflict expected to drive up gasoline prices

According to MarketWatch, the average national price for a gallon of regular gasoline stood at…

By Alan Hughes

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‘Soldier of Finance’ Book Supplies You With Marching Orders on Your Finances

Review of certified financial planner Jeff Rose's new book, "Soldier of Finance"

If you feel out of control when it comes to your finances, a few simple…

By Candace Myers

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You Lost Your Social Security Card. Now What?

Tips for replacing a lost card.

Here’s what to do if your Social Security card is lost or stolen.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Don’t Allow ‘Free’ Online Offers to Make You ‘Go Broke’

If you really want to control your spending, recognize that there is no such thing as something for nothing, no matter what marketers say.

There is no such thing as something for nothing, no matter what marketers say.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Protect Yourself from Medical Identity Theft

Tips for keeping your health information away from thieves.

If you have health insurance, you could become a victim of medical identity theft.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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More Americans to Travel This Labor Day Weekend

Improving economic indicators are expected to fuel US travel spending

The study looks at a variety of factors and how they impact travel.

By Alan Hughes

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Tax Breaks for Going Back to School

Get financial perks for hitting the books.

Tax breaks are a great way to reduce educational costs.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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4 Quick Tips for Saving Money on Back-to-School Shopping

Keep more cash in your pocket

Summer will soon draw to a close, and kids will be back on the school…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Tips for Avoiding Timeshare Resale Scams

Anxious to sell? Don’t get taken for a ride.

Fraudsters have been using the dip in the economy as an opportunity to prey on…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Frustrated U.S. Fast Food Workers to Strike for Higher Wages

McDonald's CEO comments on worker pay

U.S. fast food workers to strike for better pay.

By Darren Sands

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Price of Gas Could Soar to $4 Per Gallon, Analysts Say

Hike partially due to unrest in the Middle East

Only Hawaii and Alaska reportedly had prices higher than Calif.

By Darren Sands

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Help, I’m in Love With a Shopaholic!

When it's time to admit the person you love has a problem

When finances are out of order, life can become a nightmare.

By Kenny Pugh

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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