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Unemployment in the Black Community

Derek Dingle, Editor-in-Chief, BLACK ENTERPRISE and Broderick Byers, Founder and CEO, The Employment & Career…

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Blacks Lag in Retirement Savings

Nest eggs much smaller than those of whites

African Americans save far less each month and have considerably smaller nest eggs than their…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Pres. Bush’s Historic Rescue of American Financial Institutions, Pt. 3

Special edition examines the government’s historic rescue of America’s financial institutions with House Majority Whip…

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Pres. Bush’s Historic Rescue of American Financial Institutions, Pt. 2

Special edition examines the government’s historic rescue of America’s financial institutions with House Majority Whip…

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Pres. Bush’s Historic Rescue of American Financial Institutions, Pt. 1

Special edition examines the government’s historic rescue of America’s financial institutions with House Majority Whip…

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Saving Early for Your Retirement

Though decades away, developing a plan in your 20s vital

n your 20s, retirement is a bit like global warming. You know the day of…

By Ilana Polyak

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Reinforcing Principals of Personal Finance

The ripple effect of an economic bust

Purse strings are being pulled tighter than ever as consumers brace for the ripples of…

By Renita Burns

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Report: Economic Gains for Blacks Reversing

Boom of 1990s deflated in new millennium slump

Released by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a report, “Reversal of Fortune: Economic Gains of…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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From Wall Street to Main Street

The credit crisis' impact on you

The wave of bank failures and the wrangling in Congress over a $700 billion rescue…

By Renita Burns

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In Your 30s, Think About Your 60s

The more years invested in retirement savings, the better

Young investors have a valuable asset, yet many neglect to take advantage. The more years…

By Donald Jay Korn

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How to Handle Bank Closure

Learn to be proactive, diligent in managing your accounts

It seems like every month a bank closure is being announced, most stemming from the…

By Ann Brown

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Five Investment Sectors to Consider

Despite shaky market, experts say there are still good opportunities

The equity markets have been battered, largely driven by the sour economy: Through the first…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Government Takes Control of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Bail-out will redistribute management to FHFA, Treasury, and Federal Reserve

The federal government yesterday took control of mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Retiring In Your 40s

Peak earning years make for prime retirement savings options.

Those intermittent aches and pains in your 40s are a very powerful reminder that retirement…

By Ilana Polyak

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Cutting Edge: Leisure & Entertainment

Enjoy low-cost leisure activities

The nature of today’s economy may have put a damper on your summer plans by…

By Brittany Hutson

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AT&T Loses Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Sales representative awarded more than $400,000

A Dallas jury ruled AT&T Corp. racially discriminated against a worker and ordered the telecommunications…

By Renita Burns

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Cutting Edge: Utilities and Energy

Slash utility costs

Its old news that’s still putting a hurting on your wallet: soaring energy and utility…

By Renita Burns

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Market Fluctuation

Antsy investors, skittish banks belie a frenetic economy

Stock predictions for the first week in August do not seem too promising.

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Navigating Financial Aid

Tips for understanding the financial aid process

Navigating the financial aid process can be just as daunting and perplexing as choosing…

By Renita Burns

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Investing as a College Student

Jumpstart your financial future, secure funds for your golden years

Investing as a college student is a surefire way to jumpstart your financial future and…

By LaToya M. Smith

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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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