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Strategic Giving: 4 Ways to Budget for Charity

Most people don't include their charitable giving into their financial planning, but here are some simple strategies to help you change that

Charitable giving is a good thing. However, most people don’t include their charitable giving as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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credit abuse

Avoiding Credit Abuse: Before You Break Out the Plastic, Think!

Credit abuse may be socially accepted, but it often leads to chronic debt

While credit abuse is a socially accepted and commercially encouraged habit, it often leads to…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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get taken

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

Here's how to avoid getting ripped off by fake, incompetent, or crooked charities during the holiday season

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

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Financial Advisor

Looking For A Financial Adviser? Watch For These Red Flags

If you see these signs when looking for a financial adviser, keep a tight grip on your money. And run.

You’re looking for a financial advisor, and you’ve met an impressive candidate. Here are signs…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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basic savings

Here’s Why Basic Savings Accounts Don’t Work

To help stay on top of your savings, consider opening an online savings account

Basic savings accounts that are connected to your checking account don’t work. Here are reasons…

By Ashley M Fox

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attitude adjustment

An Attitude Adjustment: 3 Ways to Rethink Your Finances for the Holidays

Three stratagies to help you adjust your money mindset, as you face the demands and expectations of the holidays

With the pressure to overspend and take on debt to meet the demands of the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Monique Woodward

The Importance of Investing in Black and Latino Entrepreneurs

Monique Woodard, a venture partner for 500 Startups, discusses why her funding strategy is focused on black and Latino founders

Monique Woodward, a Venture Partner at 500 Startups, tells Black Enterprise about her decision to…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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3 Simple Steps To Scrubbing Your Budget

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set a budget and make it much more realistic.

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set…

By Carrie Pink

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collecting art

BE Luxury: 9 Major Keys to Collecting Art

Use these tips to not only familiarize yourself with the art world, but to also ensure that you invest wisely and have a solid strategy, as you curate your personal collection

Art appreciation is more than admiring pieces or acquiring solely to hold long-term. Here are…

By T. Bernie

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sale

If Everything Was On Sale, Why Are You Broke?

No matter what the commercials say, you can't spend your way to savings, even if everything is on sale. Remember this during big shopping seasons

No matter what the commercials say, you can’t spend your way to savings. I repeat,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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market

6 Strategies to Profit in Any Market

Even as the Dow closes above 19,000, you can still utilize these strategies to profit in any market

In light of the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 19000, here is important investment…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Conscientious Consumerism

Why You Must Practice Conscientious Consumerism

A message from Black Enterprise Founder and Publisher Earl G. Graves, Sr. on how conscientious consumerism can produce social change

In order to effect lasting, systemic change, black people must engage in conscientious consumerism, even…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Black Friday

Don’t Let Black Friday Put You in the Red

Follow this advice to ensure Black Friday doesn’t leave you broke

Smart shopping expert Erin Warren shares a few tips that will help Black Friday shoppers…

By Derek T. Dingle

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mobile security

4 Essential Mobile Security Steps to Safeguard Your Money

Here’s how you can protect your mobile device and your private information

Mobile security is a major concern these days. The growing popularity and reliance on mobile…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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emergency savings fund

How To Build Your Emergency Savings Fund

The do's and don'ts of building up your emergency cash reserves

It’s the first rule of wealth building: Pay yourself first. Here are key dos and…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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insurance

3 Must-have Insurance Products for Millennials

Despite its perceived blandness, insurance affects our lives significantly. Be prepared

Insurance is often overlooked among millennials, but there are 3 must-have products that all millennials…

By Stephen L. Ball

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reality check

5 Reality Checks You Must Face to Fix Your Finances

One of the challenges of financial education is trying to get through to people who think the rules of smart money management do not apply to them.

Time to get real: You are NOT the exception to the rules of building wealth.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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black people at dinner

Female Breadwinners Leading Households and Families More Than Ever

Becoming highly-educated and 'bringing home the bacon' can only help our journey

As family dynamics and gender roles continue to evolve, there is another role that continues…

By Carrie Pink

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financial lessons

U.S. Bank Senior Wealth Strategist Offers Career and Financial Lessons

John Campbell helps you to help yourself

Find out what Vice President, Senior Wealth Strategist of U.S. Bank, John Campbell, believes to…

By Safon Floyd

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mistakes

How to Avoid Money Mistakes That Almost Everyone Makes

What are some mistakes everyone makes with cash, and how can you use them to your advantage?

Check out these mistakes you’re making with money that are almost too small to notice…

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India

#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

India is one of the top countries where startups and other businesses look for talent…

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resolutions

How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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