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University of Chicago Starts Program for Local Students

U of C will try to lure more local talent

The University of Chicago is making attending the school easier for local students

By Ashley R. Harris

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8 End of the Year Tax Tips

A shortlist of things you can do to to shore up your tax situation

What can you do to shore up your taxes at the end of the year?…

By Jennifer Streaks

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5 Money Lessons from Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Money Trees’

From the acclaimed album, lessons on money

What can ‘Money Trees’ teach us about money?

By Darren Sands

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The Fiscal Cliff: What You Need To Know

A primer on the sequester

The fiscal cliff, explained

By Ashley R. Harris

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Is Tax Relief Coming to Sandy Survivors?

For victims and volunteers, help is on the way

The IRS will begin relief to those affected by Hurricane Sandy

By Ashley R. Harris

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Watch Out for These Changes at Your Bank

Consumers will have increased mobile access to information

Changes are on the horizon at some banks

By Ashley R. Harris

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Women More Likely to Use Payday Loans Than Men

Predatory lending practice popular among whites, women

The parasite of the lending community attacks women significantly more than it does men

By Ashley R. Harris

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Banks Give Customers Fee Reprieve in Sandy Aftermath

For a short time customers will avoid banking fees

Customers finally get a break from hurricane storm

By Ashley R. Harris

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5 Keys to an Effective Credit Report Dispute Letter

Here’s how to get your complaints addressed in a timely fashion

If you find a mistake on your credit report, a letter disputing the error should…

By Shandra Hill Smith

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5 Lies That Keep You in Debt

Discover what fibs may be costing you financial freedom

These common myths could be keeping you from financial freedom

By Patrice C. Washington

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Graduates Encumbered by Debt, Increase of Five Percent

Will college ever become more affordable?

Will college ever become more affordable?

By Ashley R. Harris

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It’s Time to Escape Slavery—From Debt

Free your mind, and your finances will follow. You can't achieve wealth if you won't change the way you think about money.

Too many of us are living beyond our means and pursuing a poverty lifestyle.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Are Debt Collection Agencies Skirting Laws?

Debt collectors push the envelope, experts say

Some agencies push the envelope when it comes to lawful activity.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Credit Card Delinquencies Lowest in Over a Decade [Report]

Newly-released numbers indicate that consumers could be smartening up

Newly-released numbers indicate that consumers could be smartening up

By Ashley R. Harris

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Beware: Watch for Credit-Card Changes

Stay up to date on your credit card company’s change of terms

No one wants to be bothered with another piece of mail or another email alert…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Three Hidden Credit Card Perks You May Not Know About

When used correctly, credit cards can work in your favor

When used correctly, credit cards can work in your favor

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Protect Your Child from Back-to-School ID Theft

Disclosing sensitive information could place your child in danger of being victimized by an identity thief.

Disclosing sensitive information could place your child in danger of being victimized by an identity…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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The Harsh Reality Of Single Black Women And Bankruptcy

Study shows the racial wealth gap is still alive

Study shows the racial wealth gap is still alive

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More Black Women Going Bankrupt [Report]

Studies show that black women continue to fall short financially in comparison to their white counterparts

Studies show that black women continue to fall short financially in comparison to their white…

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Job Credit Checks Are Becoming a Thing of the Past

Depending on your state of residence, you might no longer be subjected to a credit check when applying for a job.

You might no longer be subjected to a credit check when applying for a job.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Vetted Organizations and Charities You Can Donate To Help the Victims of Hurricane Harvey

The images and video from cities and towns battered by Hurricane Harvey are heartbreaking—families…

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