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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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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,…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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, here’s 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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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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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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