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Avis Buys Zipcar For $500 Million in Cash

Zipcar execs said to net profits in the tens of millions

Avis Budget will purchase Zipcar, a deal expected to be complete this spring.

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Money From Sandy Hook Relief Concert Being Put to Use

More than 160 organizations and counting have gotten shares of the Sandy relief funds.

The funds were collected by the Robin Hood Foundation

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Got Milk? Dairy Prices May Soar in the New Year

Congress is stalling on yet another important issue that will affect Americans' pockets

The price of milk is just another symptom of the up-and-down economy.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Some Credit Card Companies Issuing Refunds

Customers should be receiving refunds from now until March

You could be in line for a refund from your credit card company.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Harlem Brownstone Sells for Whopping $3 Million

Home is most expensive sale in Harlem 2012

The home went for $3 million, just over the asking price of $2.85 according to…

By Darren Sands

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Is Washington Post Digital Paywall System a Good Idea?

With nearly 20 million unique visitors, the move would be a controversial one

The Washington Post could be adjusting its financial system with a digital paywall.

By Darren Sands

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After Breakdown, Diageo to Take a Shot at Another Tequila

Liquor giant expected to look elsewhere to corner the tequila market

Who should they go after?

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How to Avoid Wesley Snipes’ Tax Fate

The IRS has programs available to help people avoid the same situation

The IRS don’t play games. Here’s how to play by the rules.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Fed Sets Fair Student Loan Repayment Terms, Conditions

Borrowers finding relief from new government regulations

New regulations are supposed to make loan repayment more manageable for borrowers

By Ashley R. Harris

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Yahoo! In Battle with Mexican Yellow Pages

Search engine giant told to pay up for not keeping its word

Y! may have to pay up.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Announce Eviction Moratorium for Holiday Season

Lending giants join in on holiday cheer

Two financial giants are giving consumers a break for the holidays.

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Good News For Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Analysts say this is a great sign towards to a rebounding economy

How can American workers reverse the trend?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Jordan Releases Air Jordan XX8 Shoe in Manhattan

Brand President Larry Miller tells BlackEnterprise.com the brand has to "motivate young people"

Jordan releases new shoe just in time for Christmas.

By Darren Sands

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Unemployment Tally in the Billions, Agency Says

Even though the jobs numbers have improved, people still rely on the government to get by

When will the unemployment tide turn?

By Ashley R. Harris

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Zynga to Facebook: We Need Space

The social networking giant and the gaming company put distance between them

Not quite a match made in Heaven, Zynga begins to reconsider.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Businesses Unite to Fight Credit card companies & High Swipe Fees

Report: Credit Card Debt, Late Payments On the Rise

Experts say there's no need to panic even though there's increase

What do the numbers say about the state of the economy?

By Ashley R. Harris

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3 Holiday Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

Keeping the reason for the season in mind will help curb overspending

In the mood to give this season? Be careful!

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Economy Grew Slightly in the Third Quarter

Revised numbers show continued positive trending

Good news on the economy.

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BP Oil Banned From Government Contracts — For Now

The oil giant is facing stiff punishment from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Oil giant BP is being held accountable.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Deficit Downpayment of $1 Trillion Will Help Abate Fiscal Cliff

First step towards resolution with the fiscal cliff

Solution to a long term problem could be found in paying down the deficit.

By Ashley R. Harris

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