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Marijuana’s ‘High’ Sales Being Used to Fund Colorado Schools

High School means something totally different in Colorado

This January, Colorado saw Marijuana sales leap to a record high—no pun intended. According to The…

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5 Questions To Ask Before You Spend Your Hard-Earned Dollars

Here's how to make sure a company has your best interest at hand

Nielsen senior vice president offers the following 5 questions to help women stay conscious when…

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Retail Sales Fall for Third Month in a Row

Economists blame harsh winter for retail sales drop

Retail sales fell drastically last month due to harsh winter weather that deterred shoppers from…

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Harriet Tubman: A Black American Hero and Founding Mother
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New Money: Harriet Tubman Could Be the Face of the $20 Bill

President Obama thinks women on money is a good idea

A non-profit is pushing for women to take over the $20 bill. Who would you…

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Unemployment Rate Lowest It’s Been In 7 Years

295,000 jobs were filled last month

The Labor Department reported that 295,000 workers were added to the job market in February,…

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Millennials Prove to Be Most Loyal Workers

Millennials' job loyalty is actually bad for the economy

Research shows that millennials are more loyal to their employers than they have been in…

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The Job Market for Older Workers Over 50 Looks Up

Jobs specifically seek out older workers

Mature adults 50-years-old and older who are looking for work will be happy to learn…

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U.S. Anti-Terroist Regulations Cut Money Transfers to Somalia

Somali families suffer amid U.S. regulations

A U.S. attempt to control terrorists has led to a dilemma among Somali families. “Regulations intended…

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Four Ways to Make Money Blogging

Try these basic tips to earn some cash while blogging

Blogging may not make you rich like Necole Bitchie or Perez Hilton, but there’s definitely…

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Former NFL Player Phillip Buchanon Pens ‘New Money: Staying Rich’

Former NFL player shares his money mistakes in new book

BlackEnterprise.com recently had a one-on-one with NFL vet Phillip Buchanon. Buchanon was drafted by the…

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Drake’s Album Moves 535,000 Units Amid U.S. Record Sales Drop

Surprise release moves big numbers despite music business slump

Drake’s new album charts and sells over 500,000 unit despite the big decline in record…

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Easy DIY Childproofing Tips to Save Money

Make Safe Happen at home with these inexpensive tips

Preventable accidents are the number one cause of death among children, which is why Nationwide…

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Jobs Report Show Blacks Left Behind as Obama Preps to Meet Black Caucus

A Tale of Two Economies

By many accounts the job market is bouncing back with a vengeance.    The Labor Department…

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Missy Elliott Beats Katy Perry in Post-Super Bowl Sales

Sales up nearly 1,000% after the big game

After Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott blazed the Super Bowl halftime stage, data analysts immediately started to…

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The Financial Benefit of Black Women Breastfeeding Groups

Women who breastfeed more likely to reduce child health costs

There has been a recent surge of black women breastfeeding groups throughout the country. The…

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Obama Proposes ‘Universal Child Care’ for Working Families

Obama aims to make child care more affordable

Obama’s “universal child care” plan unfortunately doesn’t ensure every child day care as the name…

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Africa Can Shop Online for First Time with Mall for Africa

The CEO and Founder talks the million dollar e-commerce site and more

Chris Folayan is the Founder and CEO of MallforAfrica (branded as one word). MallforAfrica is…

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Nationwide Presents ‘Make Safe Happen’ to Reduce Preventable Accidents

On Super Bowl Sunday, millions will have access to resources to save children's lives

Join the movement and help Make Safe Happen, through the use of a new mobile…

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Startup Lets You “Challeng” Celebrities for Charity

Raise money for charity by Challeng'ing your favorite stars

If you’ve been waiting for that Beyoncé and Rihanna collaboration, or always wanted the cast…

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Reports: Google Planning to Become Wireless Provider

Google may be your next mobile service provider

Google is looking to partner with Sprint and T-Mobile to offer mobile service.

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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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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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