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Valentine's Day

For Valentine’s Day, Stop (Overspending) in the Name of Love!

Valentine’s Day is the official holiday to celebrate love. But because it’s almost exclusively a…

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money

4 Keys to Protecting Your Money When Opening Your Heart

No matter how caught up you are in the throes of romance, protecting your money is your responsibility. Neglect it at your own peril

We make some of our most damaging money decisions because we mistakenly think love makes…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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say never

6 Reasons to Say ‘Never’ When It Comes to Your Money

For most things in life, you should never say never. But there are some things you should never do with your money.

For most things in life, you should never say never. However, there are some things…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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she makes more money

She Makes More. Can You Handle It?

Can love survive when she makes more money than he does? Sure it can. Here's how

Husbands, we said we’d love her for richer or poorer. But for many of us,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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financial violence

Financial Violence: 4 Signs to Watch for in a New Relationship

Protecting your finances, emotional health, and physical safety means watching for signs of financially abusive behavior early on in a relationship

Financial abuse is a significant indicator of a person’s potential to engage in domestic/intimate partner…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Valentine's

What Do You Know About Love and Money?

Grab your partner to take a quick, important quiz!

Check out this brief quiz to find out what you and your partner know about…

By Safon Floyd

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relationship fails

The 3 Ways Being In Love Puts Your Assets At Risk

The difference between financially successful relationships and costly breakups boils down to a commitment to openness, honesty, and fairness

The difference between healthy, financially successful relationships and marriages, and a caustic and costly divorce…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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financial intimacy

Financial Intimacy: Is Your Relationship Ready?

What to consider before combining finances with a romantic partner

You and your partner may already be emotionally and physically intimate. However, that does not…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money

How Money Can Bring Couples Closer

Courage and honesty pay off in relationships

Our challenges are our greatest teachers. Courageously faced, the bumps couples face in the road…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Valentine's Day

How to Protect Your Finances When Love Is New

Is your new Valentine aiming for your heart—or your wallet? Here’s how to avoid being a fool for love

Key dos and don’ts—and major red flags that should never be ignored—in order to avoid…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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credit

Should You Date Someone With A Bad Credit Score?

What’s significant about a significant other’s financial profile

“Almost 2 in 5 adults say knowing someone’s credit score would affect their interest in…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Romance Heats Up in Retirement

Study finds retirees heating up their golden years

As social relationships built in the workplace tend to fade and leisure replaces the time…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What You Need to Know About Money and Divorce

Maintaining financial stability when 'I Do' turns into 'I Can’t'

Many times the emotional aspects of a divorce process can cause one to be unable…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Being the Financial Role Model Your Child Needs You to Be

Financial Literacy Month Special- Parents not making the grade when it comes to teaching kids about money

“We know that many kids are talking about money with their friends often and even…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Danger Signs Of Relationship Scams

Missing these red flags can do plenty of damage, including ruining your credit, destroying your business and disrupting your career

Failing to recognize dating and relationship scams before getting involved can do plenty of damage,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money

Family Loans: 3 Tips For Dealing With The Pressure to Lend

How to be supportive without breaking your budget

“You don’t want to be the reason that a family member suffers hardship, but you…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Oh Yes They Did! Millions Committing ‘Financial Infidelity’

New survey finds many hiding money moves from significant others

Every relationship has different boundaries and expectations and the only way to find them is…

By Stacey Tisdale

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When One Spouse Retires First

3 tips for keeping the peace when you’re on different paths

Things can get tricky, however, when the person sleeping next to you does have to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Financial Chains That Bind: Victims of Domestic Abuse

An interview with YWCA (USA) CEO Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron

“While this type of abuse leaves no bruises, it can be one of the most…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Fitness for Unmarried Couples During ‘Unmarried and Single Americans Week’

Financial realities of saying “I’m Yours” without a wedding ring

“When a couple gets married, there’s many legal rights and benefits that are awarded to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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