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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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McDonald’s Sued for Racism and Sexual Harrassment

McDonald's faces lawsuit among sales and stock decline

Ten former McDonald’s employees filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the fast food chain alleging…

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Millions are Committing Financial Infidelity

Are you guilty?

More than 7 million Americans have hidden a bank or credit card account from their…

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Walmart Shoppers Can Pick Up Tax Refund in Cash

No more waiting on tax refund checks

Walmart announced that instead of taxpayers opting for check or direct deposit this tax refund season, they can…

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Report: Millennials Rank Cell Phone More Important than Toothbrush

Cell phones prove more valuable than dental and body hygiene for many

Bank of America research on cell phone trends reveals people value mobile devices more than…

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Consumer Tip: Watch out for Phantom Lenders

Your daily money bite

Here are three tips from the FTC for avoiding this type of scam.

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Consumer Tip: How to Handle Medical Identity Theft

Your daily money bite

Medical identity theft often occurs when someone steals your health insurance card or some other…

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CFPB Releases Safe Student Account Scorecard

Bureau aims to shield students from underhanded practices

The CFPB is looking for consumers to weigh in on a Safe Student Account Scorecard,…

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Some Consumers Are More Concerned about Going Broke Than Dying

Are you one of them?

Financial concerns are gripping some consumers with terror.

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#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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