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Flex Your Buying Muscle The Cutting Edge: Lowering Your Healthcare Costs Lending Money to Friends and Family Black Retailers Gear Up for the Holidays Stepping Away From the Frenzy Recession or Depression: Defining Economic Decline Stock Conversion Offers Tax-Free Rebound Cutting Edge: My Virtual Trip to the Grocery Store The Cutting Edge: Thanksgiving ‘Tis Better to Give, But Don’t Get Taken While Holiday Shopping, Guard Against Identity Theft Don’t Get Caught in a Foreclosure Scam Buying a Foreclosed Home: Good or Bad? You Don’t Have to Cancel Christmas, but… Combating Identity Theft The Cutting Edge: Auto Maintenance Offer Your Kids the Best, Yet Trim Costs Retirement Funds and Your Small Business On Shaky Ground Cutting Edge: Halloween Unemployment in the Black Community Blacks Lag in Retirement Savings Pres. Bush’s Historic Rescue of American Financial Institutions, Pt. 3 Pres. Bush’s Historic Rescue of American Financial Institutions, Pt. 2 Pres. Bush’s Historic Rescue of American Financial Institutions, Pt. 1 Saving Early for Your Retirement Reinforcing Principals of Personal Finance Report: Economic Gains for Blacks Reversing From Wall Street to Main Street In Your 30s, Think About Your 60s How to Handle Bank Closure Five Investment Sectors to Consider Government Takes Control of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Retiring In Your 40s Cutting Edge: Leisure & Entertainment AT&T Loses Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Cutting Edge: Utilities and Energy Market Fluctuation Navigating Financial Aid Investing as a College Student The Cutting Edge: Back to School Risky Solutions to Debt Elimination Cutting Edge: Throwing Green After Green Cutting Edge: Squeezing Out the Extra Mile Deep in Business Debt? Surfing the Social Wave Cutting Edge: BBQ Bargains 9 Tips to Help You Cut Your Vacation Costs You Can Retire Early How to Avoid Foreclosure Home Costly Home Cutting Edge: It All Adds Up Cutting Edge: Deals for Dad Enough is Enough Part 2C Enough is Enough Part 2B Enough is Enough Part 2A A Tale of Caution The Cutting Edge Enough is Enough Part 1A Enough is Enough Part 1C Boost Your Credit Score Entrepreneurs Conference: BE 100s & Small Business Award Winners Entrepreneurs Conference: Elevator Pitch, Pt. 3 The High Cost of Healthcare Good News For College Loans Estate Planning Looking for Bargains on Rental Property Capital Crunch for Black Businesses Mortgage Crisis Recession-Proof Your Finances Win from Losing Investing in Eco-friendly Companies Saving With Limited Funds It’s Not Too Late to Cut Taxes for 2007 Not Just for Rockefellers Gas Hits All-Time High Financial Meltdown Market Mayhem Economic Woes Could Seep into the Student Loan Market Proposed Education Cuts Wealth Building from the Women of Power Summit Business Without Boundaries BE’s Top 20 Month-End Auto Deals Children, Money and Early Financial Literacy What Should You Do with Bush’s Rebate Check? Becoming Debt-Free It’s a Buyer’s Market Outside the Bubble The Weekly Market Preview — 1/14/08 A New FICO Scoring Model African American Communities Walloped by Subprime Mortgage Disaster The Weekly Market Preview — 1/8/2008 Last Week in Brief — 1/4/2008 Surviving the Sandwich Generation Top Stock Picks Investment In the Stock Market Year-end Tax Tips The Rise and Fall of E. Stanley O’Neal Disaster Planning Retirement Planning Presidential Candidates’ Stand on the Black Economics Sub-Prime Lending Opportunities Love, Marriage & Finances NAACP’s Lawsuit Against Financial Companies Victims of Subprime Lending Own Your First Home Contest 2007 Sisters Investing Seriously Pre-retirement Financial Troubles Life After College Soldier’s Return to Financial Troubles America’s Leading Black Philanthropists Perfect Score

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Flex Your Buying Muscle

Flexible spending account a viable option to cover healthcare costs

If your insurance provider is cutting back while you are forced to pay more, don’t…

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The Cutting Edge: Lowering Your Healthcare Costs

Finding ways to get affordable coverage, medicines

Whether you’re searching for health coverage or have a plan, here are a few tips…

By Renita Burns

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Lending Money to Friends and Family

How to avoid heartache when loaning to a loved one

It is part of the African American spirit to help our friends and family who…

By Margarette Burnette

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Black Retailers Gear Up for the Holidays

Frugal shoppers to make for a tough season for small businesses

Anxiety over the poor economy, including worries about home foreclosures, tightening credit and unemployment, has…

By Michael Dabney

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Stepping Away From the Frenzy

On keeping shopping simple and free of Black Friday madness

A truncated shopping period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, combined with the absence of an “it”…

By Renita Burns

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Recession or Depression: Defining Economic Decline

Deep recession or depression? As a journalist, it’s hard to argue that words don’t matter.…

By John Simons

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Stock Conversion Offers Tax-Free Rebound

Capital losses can be a not-so-bad alternative when stocks decline

If you take losses in a tax-deferred account such as an IRA, you won’t get…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Cutting Edge: My Virtual Trip to the Grocery Store

Put together a meal for under $60!

By Renita Burns

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The Cutting Edge: Thanksgiving

Find ways to save while creating the perfect holiday feast

Thanksgiving is around the corner and so is the big dinner with all the family’s…

By Renita Burns

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HANDSHAKE

‘Tis Better to Give, But Don’t Get Taken

Peak season for legitimate charities is also prime time for fund-raising scams.

It’s the holiday season, when generosity and goodwill toward others—reinforced by the gifting traditions…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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While Holiday Shopping, Guard Against Identity Theft

Frenzied shopping and a tidal wave of phone, mail and Internet marketing create just the right environment of distraction for crooks.

The holiday season is prime time for identity theft. It’s no wonder: the mix…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Don’t Get Caught in a Foreclosure Scam

Watch out for con artists looking to steal your equity

Thanks to today’s economic turmoil, sparked by an ongoing mortgage crisis, a record number of…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Buying a Foreclosed Home: Good or Bad?

Though a difficult task, be informed before making a purchase

You’ve heard that the silver lining to all of the change and turmoil of the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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You Don’t Have to Cancel Christmas, but…

Making a list and checking it twice could result in the best gift of all: a debt-free New Year.

The pressure has already started to get us to start our holiday shopping and spend…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Combating Identity Theft

Ways to prevent a costly, widespread nuisance

There was a time when online identity theft was largely the domain of hackers who…

By Bridget McCrea

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The Cutting Edge: Auto Maintenance

Getting your car to go the extra mile

Hefty maintenance costs that come along with owning an automobile can seem to be more…

By Renita Burns

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Offer Your Kids the Best, Yet Trim Costs

Teaching children fundamentals of budgeting can save you money

Children can be life’s greatest joy—and it’s most expensive. From the necessary expenses, such as…

By Renita Burns

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Retirement Funds and Your Small Business

Cost-effective ways to offer employees a much-needed benefit

With the current economic environment, many entrepreneurs believe they can’t afford to give their employees…

By Margarette Burnette

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On Shaky Ground

Adriene and Rob Lambert work toward achieving financial unity.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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Cutting Edge: Halloween

Taking the fright out of fun festivities

This year, Americans will spend $5.77 billion for Halloween, according to the National Retail Federation.…

By Renita Burns

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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…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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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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The Cutting Edge: Back to School

Tips to help cut back on school spending

As you head back to school here a few additional resources to help you be…

By Renita Burns

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Risky Solutions to Debt Elimination

Taking shortcuts can lead to compounding woes

Desperate for alternative ways to pay down debt, many people rely on quick-fix solutions that…

By Zakiyyah El-Amin

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Cutting Edge: Throwing Green After Green

Are you spending too much on your lawn?

Are you finding that more and more of your money is being spent on maintaining…

By Gia Parker

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Cutting Edge: Squeezing Out the Extra Mile

Are you doing everything you can to save on gas?

Is there no end in sight? It’s getting increasingly hard to remember when gas was…

By Maya Yette

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Deep in Business Debt?

Here is how you can pay your creditors and keep your doors open

If you’re like most small business owners, at some point you have robbed Peter to…

By Wendy Harris

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Surfing the Social Wave

Desire Rogers appointed to president of social networking for Allstate Financial

Allstate plans to give customers an opportunity to create an interactive network where they can…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Cutting Edge: BBQ Bargains

Trim the fat off the cost of your holiday entertaining

As the Fourth of July approaches, surging gas prices and soaring food costs have many…

By Renita Burns

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9 Tips to Help You Cut Your Vacation Costs

Smart tips to help you save money on your summer travel plans

It’s hard to escape the news about prices at the pump. But with all the…

By Chris Taylor

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You Can Retire Early

Live off of your retirement income before age 62

If you’re not sure about when to retire, you’re not alone.

By Donald Jay Korn

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How to Avoid Foreclosure

Resources are available to help homeowners prevent repossession

With home foreclosures reaching record highs and circulating news reports about heavyweight boxing champion Evander…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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Home Costly Home

Take inventory and look for ways to cut the fixed costs of homeownership

As a homeowner, hopefully you haven’t been swept up in the subprime tide that’s hit…

By Chris Taylor

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Cutting Edge: It All Adds Up

Avoid banking fees

A $3.00 fee here; a $25.00 charge there. You’ve probably noticed—with growing alarm—how small banking…

By Chris Taylor

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Cutting Edge: Deals for Dad

Ways to save some money this Fathers Day

Many of us are finding that our pockets aren’t quite as deep as they once…

By Dale Coachman

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Enough is Enough Part 2C

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include Roland…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Enough is Enough Part 2B

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include Roland…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Enough is Enough Part 2A

A special town-hall explores the general cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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A Tale of Caution

Death of African American hedge fund manager sheds light on unscrupulous advisers

Six former NFL players are proceeding with a lawsuit against the league and its players…

By Ann Brown

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The Cutting Edge

Do you need to cut costsand fast? Here are several ways to get your family finances back under control

The Spences have become true virtuosos at saving money. Whether it’s heating up frozen meals…

By Chris Taylor

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Enough is Enough Part 1A

A special town-hall discussion explores the generational cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists include…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Enough is Enough Part 1C

A special town-hall discussion explores the generational cultural wars within the Black community. Panelists…

By Our World with BLACK ENTERPRISE

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Boost Your Credit Score

Bringing up your points pays off

Ever since subprime mortgages became more “sub” than “prime,” lenders have been tightening up on…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Entrepreneurs Conference: BE 100s & Small Business Award Winners

A rundown of the 2008 BE 100s Companies and the Small Business Award Winners. (Part…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Entrepreneurs Conference: Elevator Pitch, Pt. 3

The Elevator Pitch Competition is a 60-second challenge for entrepreneurs to market their business concepts.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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The High Cost of Healthcare

Anne Beal, Assistant Vice President of the Commonwealth Fund, examines the high cost of healthcare.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Good News For College Loans

President Bush signs law increasing access to federal funds

If you’re the parent of a college student, you know how expensive higher education
can be.…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Estate Planning

The Washington Post’s Michelle Singletary discusses estate planning.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Looking for Bargains on Rental Property

Ten surefire ways to lock in profits

Real estate prices are tumbling across the U.S. That may spell trouble for homeowners, but…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Capital Crunch for Black Businesses

Fed report reveals tightened lending standards for smaller firms

A Federal Reserve report released this week underscores the increasing difficulty that small business owners…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Mortgage Crisis

Examining the state of the U.S. economy with a distinguished panel of Black Enterprise…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Recession-Proof Your Finances

Learn how to recession-proof your finances.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Win from Losing

Cash in on underwater stocks

In the first quarter of 2008, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost nearly 8%. That…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Investing in Eco-friendly Companies

How to invest in eco-friendly companies with expert Reginald Stanley

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Saving With Limited Funds

Five Basic Steps Toward Financial Independence

According to the 10th annual Ariel-Schwab Black Investor Survey, African Americans continue to save far…

By Zakiyyah El-Amin

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It’s Not Too Late to Cut Taxes for 2007

Here are six things you can still do to save

The IRS filing deadline for your income tax return is days away, so you may…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Not Just for Rockefellers

Six trusts to consider for your estate plan

You don’t have to be super rich, or even just rich, to set up a…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Gas Hits All-Time High

But you can fight soaring fuel prices at the pump

As consumers drove up to their neighborhood gas stations this weekend, they probably noticed prices…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Financial Meltdown

Black financial institutions bear economic burdens amid downturn

With the Bear Stearns collapse underscoring the vulnerability of the nation’s financial institutions, leaders of…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Market Mayhem

Keep Bear Stearns Collapse in Perspective

The federally backed buyout of Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Economic Woes Could Seep into the Student Loan Market

Current credit crunch has college lenders tightening standards

With the annual cost of tuition and fees at a four-year private institution averaging $23,712,…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Proposed Education Cuts

How President Bush's 2009 Budget May Affect HBCUs

President Bush’s 2009 education budget proposal has many black educators concerned about the impact of…

By Ann Brown

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Wealth Building from the Women of Power Summit

Women of Power Summit in Palm Springs

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Business Without Boundaries

An overseas partner can lead to success in the global market

American companies are doing more business overseas–they’re selling to customers in foreign countries, outsourcing their…

By Bridget McCrea

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BE’s Top 20 Month-End Auto Deals

Fuel prices, slow sales mean deep discounts for consumers

Today’s gas prices have almost tripled since 2001, when automakers delivered 631,632 full-size SUVs. And…

By Jeff Fortson

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Children, Money and Early Financial Literacy

Importance of teaching financial literacy to children.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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What Should You Do with Bush’s Rebate Check?

Experts say to save now before a recession hits

Experts say to save now before a recession hits

By Brenda Porter

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Becoming Debt-Free

Tips for getting on the road to financial stability by becoming debt-free.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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It’s a Buyer’s Market

For sports coupes, convertibles and trucks, there seems to be no shortage

For sports coupes, convertibles and trucks, there seems to be no shortage

By Jeff Fortson

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Outside the Bubble

Alternative financing options fuel real estate investor's success

Alternative financing options fuel real estate investor’s success

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The Weekly Market Preview — 1/14/08

The Fall of the Titans

The moment of truth has arrived. Most of us in the investment community are looking…

By William E. Thompson

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A New FICO Scoring Model

Could it affect your score?

Fair Isaac Corp., creators of the FICO credit score, announced a new scoring model expected…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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African American Communities Walloped by Subprime Mortgage Disaster

Countless Families Face Impending Foreclosure

Lured by the idea of an easy transition from renter to homeowner, Natasha Layne purchased…

By Denise A. Campbell Laidler

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The Weekly Market Preview — 1/8/2008

All eyes on Fed Chairman Speech this Thursday

This week, I don’t think we’ll see any news or economic data that will help…

By William E. Thompson

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Last Week in Brief — 1/4/2008

Key departures and financial woes rock institutions

Key departures and financial woes rock institutions

By Ann Brown

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Surviving the Sandwich Generation

Takes a look at the growing number of people who are raising children at the…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Top Stock Picks

Top stock picks in a volatile market.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Investment In the Stock Market

We highlight the importance of investing in the stock market for African Americans.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Year-end Tax Tips

The Wealth Building segments offer year-end tax tips.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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The Rise and Fall of E. Stanley O’Neal

BLACK ENTERPRISE Editor-in-Chief Derek Dingle analyzes the rise and fall of E. Stanley O’Neal, former…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Disaster Planning

Black Enterprise’s own financial expert helps our viewers with Disaster planning.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Retirement Planning

Black Enterprise’s own Personal Finance Editor helps viewers with Retirement Planning

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Presidential Candidates’ Stand on the Black Economics

Showcasing where the leading presidential candidates stand on the economy as it affects the black…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Sub-Prime Lending Opportunities

Investment Advisor Michael Ray talks about how to make money in the sub-prime lending market.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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Love, Marriage & Finances

Sharon Epperson helps us take a look at how newlyweds can get their financial house…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Broadcast Group

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NAACP’s Lawsuit Against Financial Companies

We discuss the NAACP’s lawsuit against financial companies that engaged in subprime lending practices with…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Victims of Subprime Lending

Homeowner Victoria Johnson suddenly discovered she’d been a victim of subprime lending.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Own Your First Home Contest 2007

Meet Helen Flowers, a single mother and winner of the 2007 Black Enterprise Own Your…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Sisters Investing Seriously

How the investment club Sisters Investing Seriously earned $21,000 in 10 years.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Pre-retirement Financial Troubles

Victoria Reddic, a 50-year-old widow and single parent prepares for retirement while planning to pay…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Life After College

Two Hofstra University graduates overcome some of their financial challenges as they plan for their…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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Soldier’s Return to Financial Troubles

Iraq War verteran Brandon Curry came home to financial challenges.

By BLACK ENTERPRISE Business Report

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America’s Leading Black Philanthropists

From education to health, African Americans pump billions into charities and causes, fueling their clout and mission to change the world

Paying it forward is Darryl Lester’s philosophy on giving back. “I am trying to get…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Perfect Score

Taking The Mystery Out Of Building A-1 Credit

Like many, Lisa Ndiaye filled out an application for her first Visa credit card in…

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Women of Power

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On the Move: Jocelyn Allen to Lead GM Diversity Efforts; Chicago Defender Gets First Female Exec Editor

Both General Motors and the Chicago Defender appoint female power players to top leadership positions.

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Meet Dariany Santana, Co-Host of Women of Power TV

Model and actress Dariany Santana is one of the hosts of Women of Power TV.…

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