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The FDIC’s ‘Red’ Menace

The fund protecting your bank deposits has sunk "into the negative." Should you worry?

A few hours ago, news came across the transom that the government insurance fund that…

By John Simons

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Foreclosures of the Rich and Famous

A look back at celebrity homeownership woes

Since the highly publicized foreclosure woes of Evander Holyfield and Michael Jackson, more celebrities have…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Picking the Right Financial Planner

Dwight Raiford, a financial advisor at Met Life, and John Simons, Senior Personal Finance Editor,…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Taking Advantage of Takeovers

Benefit from an expected boom in mergers, acquisitions

When stocks rise, corporate takeovers usually aren’t far behind. Those takeovers can generate profits for…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Why Buy Retail Stocks?

Experts say stocks have strong growth potential

As investors hunt for bargain stocks with strong growth potential, many are taking a closer…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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The Homebuyers Toolkit: Money Attitudes and Budgeting

Homeownership means learning to understand and manage your finances

Last weekend I attended The Money Conference for Women in Hartford, CT. A 26-year-old woman…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

Before hitting stores, take the NFCC's Holiday Spending Quiz

Once again, it’s the time of year when pressure on consumers to do their part…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Slash Your College Prep Expenses

How to cut the costs of pursuing higher education

Your college prep budget doesn’t have to break the bank. Check out these quick tips…

By Renita Burns

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Identity Protection Programs: How Do They Stack Up?

What to look for when trying to secure your information

You can’t stop identity theft, but you can take measures to protect your personal information.…

By Renita Burns

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ARMed And Dangerous? Don’t File For Bankruptcy

An adjustable rate mortgage can turn a Chapter 13 filing from bad to ugly

Just got a phone call from a couple thinking of filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy. …

By Kirk Charles

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The Homebuyers Toolkit: Let’s Talk Money

There may be grants to help you buy your home�if you know where to look

The biggest hurdle to homeownership for some is the down payment and closing costs. These…

By LaToya M. Smith

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An Eye for Innovation

David Saunders of Credo Capital Management prefers growth companies with one-of-a-kind technologies

David E. Saunders II is the very definition of a growth investor. Saunders seeks high…

By John Simons

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Resources for The Sandwich Generation

Lori Anne Douglass, partner at Moses and Singer, and John Simons, Senior Personal Finance Editor,…

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Boost Your Credit Score

A few simple steps can make a difference

The rules for boosting credit have not changed in light of the new Credit CARD…

By Lauren Lea

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The Homebuyers Toolkit: Key Players

The role of the realtor, attorney and home inspector

Buying a home is a personal decision, but the process is not so private. Generally,…

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Top 10 Tax Issues to Consider When Your Job Status Changes

If the economy has forced you into self-employment, sole proprietorship, or freelance consulting, heres a guide to help you manage your new tax obligations

Many workers have been pushed into self-employment and freelance work this year. A leap into…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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Financial Scams

Sandra Thompson, Director, Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection, FDIC, and John Simons, Senior Personal…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Congress Expands Homeowner Tax Breaks

First-time homebuyer tax credit extended to June

If you were rushing to close on a house before the end of the year,…

By Renita Burns

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Financial Expert Learns Hard, Valuable Lesson After ID Theft

How to rebound after being victim of fraud

“I felt violated and victimized,” Harrine Freeman says of the day her purse was stolen…

By Letita M. Aaron

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The Homebuyers Toolkit: Qualifying For A Mortgage

Know your options for financing your purchase�and paying off the loan

“What happens when you go to a lender,” asked Deborah Johnson, vice president and relationship…

By LaToya M. Smith

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How To

T-Shirt Business

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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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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