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High Hopes

Jason Gray aims to focus his goals and map out a wealth plan.

Jason Gray has big plans. He wants to be the first of his five siblings…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Say Buh-Bye to Your Bank?

Why you might want to join a credit union

If you’re thinking about giving your bank the old heave-ho, joining a credit union may…

By Renita Burns

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Hell Hath No Fury Like a Credit Cardholder Scorned

Consumers use power of closure to fight rate raises

Oh geez, you’ll never guess who decided to take up arms and join the civil…

By Renita Burns

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The Homebuyers Toolkit: Renting vs. Buying

The pros and cons of both options should be considered when shopping for a home

In today’s market should you rent or buy? “Your decision to buy or rent depends…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Value vs. Growth: Which Way of Evaluating a Stock’s Potential is Better?

Investors should use a mix of both philosophies.

Though objective experts believe neither philosophy is better than the other, each school of thought…

By Renita Burns

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Identity Theft on Campus

Protect your good name from thieves

You can’t prevent identity theft, but you can take precautions. Here are four ways to…

By Brittany Hutson

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How to Finance a Fixer-Upper on a Modest Budget

The house you want to buy needs some work, but you don�t have the money for repairs. Here�s one option.

A reader recently wrote to me asking about options for financing the purchase of a…

By John Simons

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The Homebuyer’s Toolkit: How Your Credit Score Adds Up

Understanding and protecting your credit score is an important key to homeownership

Do you request your credit report every year? Admittedly, I have to say I don’t.…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Don’t Just Toss Those Credit Card Notices

Be mindful, active in managing contract changes

Here’s what to do when your credit card issuer wants to change your terms, raise…

By Bridget McCrea

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Control Your Credit Card Spending

Ryan Mack offers tips to control your credit card spending.

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Reaching the Next Level

B.E. takes a look at the 2008 Financial Fitness contest winners to see if they're closer to a secure financial future

This year has been tough for almost everyone. Belts are tighter and wallets are opening…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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5 Credit Repair Tips for the Recent Grad

How to clean up the fallout of bad credit card use

You made it! The tassel has been moved to the other side of the cap…

By Renita Burns

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The Homebuyer’s Toolkit: Building Financial Security

Owning a home should be part of a larger commitment to gaining financial security

Over the Thanksgiving break I became addicted to a show called Till Debt Do U$…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Don’t Miss the Tech Stock Revival

Voice, video, and data are breathing new life into tech stocks. Richard Shaw identifies tomorrow’s winners

The economy will always have its booms and busts—and the same goes for financial markets.…

By John Simons

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Reviving Your Credit Score

Four steps to rebounding after foreclosure

Foreclosure can be the scarlet F, branding your credit report and docking up to 200…

By Heather Boerner

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Should You Have Faith In A Good Faith Estimate?

When mortgage shopping, break down the costs and make sure you are comparing apples to apples

I was speaking with a client yesterday who was thoroughly confused by the good faith…

By Kirk Charles

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Reaching the Next Level

BE takes a look at the 2008 Financial Fitness contest ­winners to see if they’re closer to a secure financial future.

This year has been tough for almost everyone. Belts are tighter and wallets are opening…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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What’s A Short Sale In The Long Run?

It's not a foreclosure, but it could still make it harder to buy another home

Yesterday afternoon I was in an attorney’s office and a gentleman came in for a…

By Kirk Charles

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Free and Low-Cost Resources to Help College Students Stay Afloat

Tuition is expensive, but living doesn�t have to be

There’s no question that college is one of the most memorable experiences in the transition…

By Renita Burns

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An Action Plan for Black Friday

Tips to help you brave the crowds and get the best deals

While the holiday shopping season is in full swing, the “official” kick off is nigh:…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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How To

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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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Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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