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The Best Remodeling Projects to Boost Your Home’s Value

These upgrades have more than just aesthetic value

If you’re considering investing money into home improvement projects this year, there are several factors…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Best Ways to Save on Moving Costs

6 tips for keeping your moving budget under control

From renting a truck to purchasing cardboard boxes and bubble wrap, there’s no shortage of…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Shopping Smart: Tips for Saving on Grocery Staples

Coupons aren't the only way to save

These days, enjoying deep savings when grocery shopping requires more than coupon clipping. There are…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Black Voices Matter on Social Media, and Corporate America is Listening

How the Black Social Media Movement is changing socioeconomics

“Black Twitter consistently drives global trending topics and cultural conversations. As blacks become an…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Ways to Invest $100

Think investing is only for the rich? Think again

To prove that investing is not beyond the reach of us ‘99%ers,’ I asked three…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Venus and Serena: Williams Sisters Top All-Time Money Winners in Women’s Tennis

Why tennis prize money is soaring

While Venus and Serena Williams are 22 standings apart in world tennis rankings, they top…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Does Lower Unemployment Mean Higher Interest Rates?

Employment report shows modest job creation and lower unemployment

“One of the objectives of raising interest rates is actually to put a hold…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Feature: When Going Back to School Makes ‘Cents’

Alternative Medicine Student T.Cleo Austin sets up long-term career plan and helps Tanzanians

“I wanted to do something that better reflected my philosophy in life and work in…

By Dayvee Sutton

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A Fresh Look at Savings Accounts

Don't knock this basic savings vehicle before you try it - again

With the myriad saving options available – and, let’s face it, dismal interest rates over…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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5 Ways Credit Cards Can Help Save on Back-to-School Shopping

How to prepare the kids for the school year without busting your budget

Bonus malls are online shopping portals that help you rack up additional rewards or get…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Cozette M. White Creates Chore System That Teaches Kids About Money and Wealth

Kids earn money, not burn through their parents' money

Cozette M. White is on an unapologetic mission to transform lives and bank accounts.

By Roz A Gee

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How Strong Is Your Money Mindset?

Financial Planner, Michael F. Kay provides tips on how to determine your economic success

Use these tips to squeeze the gap between your economic potential and see results.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How to Choose the Best Car Insurance

Get the most coverage at the best price

Whether you need car insurance for the first time or are shopping around for a…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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10 Savvy Ways to Save Money Dining Out

Smart ways to indulge in your favorite culinary pasttime

We all know that dining out can be prohibitively expensive. But making smart decisions can…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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7 Insider Secrets for Booking Cheap Airfare

Find affordable flights and stretch your travel budget

These 7 insider secrets will help you find cheap airfare and stretch your travel budget.

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Should You Buy or Lease Your Next Car?

Here are some key differences that might help you decide

There’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to your decision on buying vs. leasing your…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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48 Million Infected Chickens Causing U.S. Egg Shortage and Price Spike

The Avian flu epidemic is driving egg prices higher

An avian flu-epidemic has affected more than 48 million chickens and led to an egg…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Shop for a Car Loan

These tips will keep you from spending too much on your vehicle

Few consumers spend enough time shopping for the best car loan, most research the best…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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3 Concerns Consumers Should Have About the Verizon/AOL Merger

Experts and history suggest that privacy, censorship and the Open Internet may be at risk

The $4.4 Billion Verizon acquisition of AOL wasn’t an antitrust concern, the FCC announced in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Save on Moving Costs Without Busting Your Budget

Settle into your new home with money to spare

Apply these six strategies to your move this summer to help cut costs and get…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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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?
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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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