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WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu

This Black-Owned Startup, and Others, are Raising Capital Via Equity Crowdfunding

New funding opportunity has potential to supercharge black-owned startups

WhoseYourLandlord CEO Ofo Ezeugwu shares why equity crowdfunding is right for his startup empowering millennial…

By Brandon Andrews

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Credit Score

The $2 Charge That Dropped My Credit Score 169 Points

This simple mistake comes with a hefty cost

So, my personal credit score dropped a whopping 169 points the other day. I’m almost…

By Selena Hill

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Spendwith (Image: C. Jibril Sulaiman II)

Spendwith Is Allowing You to Become An Investor

Title III, Regulation CF rules, allows a private company to raise money from anyone through equity crowdfunding

Not only is the company allowing its users to spend with culturally relevant companies, but…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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When a Relative Dies and You Can’t Afford the Funeral

The Money Coach tells you what to do if a relative passes away and the burial costs are out of your budget

Money Coach Lynnette Khalfani-Cox tells you what to do if a relative passes away and…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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I Was An ID Theft Victim: Here’s What I Did Right (And Wrong)

Learn from this author's experience

It was bound to happen at some point: I became a victim of identity theft.…

By Samara Lynn

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Perks Abound For Black Credit Cardholders As Issuers Battle For New Customers

It's a good time to be an African American credit cardholder, say some

Interestingly, black cardholders are the most satisfied with their credit company for several reasons, including…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Angel Rich, CEO of WealthyLife (Image: Samira Rashid)

WealthyLife CEO Angel Rich Teaches You Finance Through Gamification

Reducing global poverty and creating generational wealth through mobile app games

WealthyLife’s mission is to help reduce global poverty and create generational wealth through mobile app…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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African American Business Magnate Joins Senator on Mission to Maximize Our 401(k)s

Two African Americans leaders seek to bolster retirement saving options

About 14 million Americans on average change jobs each year, with about 40% them opting…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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5 Methods to Monetize Your Podcast

Podcasting is a multimillion-dollar industry. Here's how to get in on the action

Whether you have a well-produced podcast or are planning to launch one with the end…

By Selena Hill

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simple tips

Boost Your Finances With These Great Weekend Reads

From money advice to wealth building, here's a rundown of recently published BE pieces that will lead you to financial prosperity

Take a break from all the chaos in the world to hone in on your…

By Selena Hill

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Four Ways to Build a Stronger, More Secure Financial Future

It's never too late to get financially fit

People with financial goals are four times more likely than those with no goals to…

By Jeffrey McKinney


Millennial Savings Trends: Coupon-Saving No Longer a Granny’s Game

Report finds that young professionals making competitive salaries still love a good bargain

Coupon cutting used to be a thing of stay-at-home-moms’ past or your granny’s favorite hobby…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Democratic Party Widens the Racial Wealth Gap

Should African Americans rethink Democratic Party loyalty?

The DNC spent $759 million on contracts during the 2010 midterm elections; only 1.5% of…

By Jared Brown

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Multiple Ways Life Insurance Can Build Wealth for Blacks and Community

Insurance is an important wealth-creating tool

Recent research shows that life insurance as an inheritance has been underutilized and under…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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Meet the Women Who Are Focused on Fixing Credit in the Black Community

The push for economic equality is real and continues on

Passionate, driven, determined, focused; these are just some of the words that describe The National…

By Ashley M Fox

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Jay-Z’s Powerful (and Controversial) Money and Business Lessons From ‘4:44’

From fake Instagram millionaires to poor credit, Jay-Z keeps it 100%

Not only is Jay mocking those who choose to hold a wad of money to…

By Samara Lynn

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financial mistakes

3 Monumental Financial Mistakes People Make Before They Turn 50

The saying that youth is wasted on the young may be especially true when it comes to saving for retirement

“Too many people wait way too long to start thinking about how much they will…

By Selena Hill

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accounts payable

Ways to Improve Your Accounts Payable Workflow

Here are six great tips to improve your accounts payable, and keep your cash flow healthy.

Poor accounts payable manage can affect a company’s relationship with important vendors, or limit access…

By Selena Hill

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Credit Score

Personal Credit Score vs. Business Credit Score: Everything You Need to Know (And More)

Here are a few key strategies that you should know about your personal and business credit score

Both your personal credit and business credit are criteria that play an important role in…

By Selena Hill

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Make Sure You Know Fact from Myth when Seeking to Own a Home

Don't let these common myths dissuade you from buying a home

Many Americans say they want to be homeowners, according to Wells Fargo’s “How America Views…

By Selena Hill

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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