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Federal Reserve Votes ‘No” on Raising Interest Rates

Central bankers point to global economic slowdown

“Tightening before the economy has reached genuine full-employment is not just a mistake, it’s a…

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Getting Out of Credit Card Debt Once and For All

Creating a debt payment plan you can stick to

As a part of the overall spending plan, credit card debt payments should not…

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What Hurricane Katrina Can Teach Us About Insurance and Credit Card Debt

How bad credit leads to higher insurance premiums

In addition, the Consumer Federation of America finds that just 57% of people surveyed were…

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Retiring Your Debt Before You Retire

3 tips that can lighten your debt load

Research shows that workers with debt are worried about retirement. This story offers tips on…

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Congress and Church Take Aim at Payday Lending

Protecting communities from high rate loans

Congress and members of the clergy take aim at the payday lending industry and how…

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How to Avoid Unnecessary Bank and Credit Card Fees

Here are a few tips for consumers to minimize those hefty fees

Here are a few tips for minimizing or avoiding unnecessary banking and credit card fees…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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What 50 Cent Can Teach Us About Bankruptcy and Taxes

What really happens when you file for bankruptcy

Rapper 50 Cent filed for bankruptcy after a jury ordered him to pay a $5…

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Improve Your Credit Worthiness

How your credit score is affecting you

In some instances credit score can impact a job offer, a factor many can ill-afford…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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3 Steps That Take The Stress Out of Student Loan Debt

The power of the plan

This story offers 3 tips that are key to creating a plan to get rid…

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Take Control of Your Student Loan Debt

Tips that take the stress out of student loans

Student loan debt can feel so overwhelming that we forget to do simple things that…

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AAF Preview: Black Enterprise and Prudential Want You to Get Out of Debt

AAF panel set to help Blacks find their financial footing

Prudential and Black Enterprise are joining forces to bring attendees at this year’s African American…

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5 Vital Factors in Your Credit Score

A look inside the numbers as the Gov’t moves to protect consumers

As lawmakers and credit bureaus reach and agreement to protect consumers, make sure you have…

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Want to Boost Your Credit Score? Pay Your Parking Tickets

How unpaid tickets put a big dent in in your credit report

Parking tickets are considered debts to cities or municipalities. That means credit bureaus treat them…

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BE Modern Man: Top 5 Apps to Get Your Money Up

Stay on top of managing your money without the hefty fee of a financial planner

Stay on top of managing your money with these five smartphone apps—without the hefty fee…

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Millennial CEO Latasha Kinnard Speaks To College Grads On Coping With Student Loans

Here are five smart ways new grads can reduce the burden of student loan debt

Millennial CEO Latasha Kinnard shares five smart ways that new college grads can reduce the…

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Getting Your Boss to Pay Your Student Loan Debt

Trading loyalty for debt relief

Colorado Representative Kathleen Collins “KC” Becker proposed a bill that can give qualifying workers up…

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4 Emotions You Must Keep In Check To Protect Your Finances

When we know that a money habit is not good for us, but we do it anyway, the issue is usually not a matter of financial literacy

Improving your finances is never just about boosting your financial literacy. It is also about…

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Financial Literacy Month: Stars Gather to Celebrate Financially Savvy Skaters

Program building champions on the ice and leaders of their communities

A-list celebs and figure skating royalty gathered in New York City recently to celebrate nonprofit…

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Financial Literacy Month: Becoming the Financial Role Model Your Child Needs

Using the power of love to make the right financial choices

Tips to help you become the financial role model that your child needs.

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Black Women Behind on Retirement Savings: Three Ways to Catch Up

Black women are more likely to face poverty during retirement

Three ways for black women to avoid poverty during retirement.

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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