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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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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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[RECAP] Activate Conference Wows and Inspires New York City Power Women

The Activate Conference, held Sept. 20 at the Times Center in NYC, featured speakers Keke…

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Cool Jobs: Television Executive Micheline Bowman Balances Career and Side Hustle

Fox News’ Micheline Bowman has more than 15 years experience in television and has a…

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