Winner opts for lump sum
Florida woman wins record Powerball jackpot.
Winner opts for lump sum
Florida woman wins record Powerball jackpot.
After years of doing things on my own I knew it was time to get some professional advice
Before you dismiss the idea of working with a financial planner, find out how they…
Why do some religious items have value right now?
Did you know religious pieces had so much value at pawn shops?
The 'business' man is reportedly ready to sign a $20 million deal
What else can Jay do to show his business prowess?
A licensing expert chimes in on a novel idea
So how might licensing benefit her in the short and long term? We asked licensing…
Save now, worry later
Knotts says parents should stretch their savings, save smart and be realistic about their goals.…
Retaining dwindling workforce a hinderance
The latest is according to a new report by CNN Money which says that builders…
Know yourself and know your money
Not setting aside money for a rainy day leaves you financially vulnerable and emotionally stressed…
Theories abound in a small town in Fla.
A town waits and wonders.
Interest on government-subsidized student loans could see a dramatic increase
President Obama on Friday urged Congress to pass a new student loan bill that would…
Learning to think outside of the box
Is business school for you? Perhaps not if you already think this way.
The recent heatwave in lots of states doesn't mean you should break the bank
Here are four ways you can keep costs down as the temperature increases so that…
Finding purpose and meaning could pay off in the long run
A Wharton organizational psychologist says the key to success is, well, giving.
How my friend paid off her student loan debt four years ahead of schedule
Need to pay off your student loan debt? Maybe you should follow her advice.
The new single from Kanye West's forthcoming album, 'Yeezus'
Spending everything on Alexander Wang — not a good idea
New report indicates owning a home is more difficult for the middle class
Despite assurances from some analysts that the economy will improve because a home is the…
Why favoring style over substance doesn't pay off
It is better to be upfront and state that you are having financial problems and…
Looks like the former Mrs. Christopher Wallace is following in the footsteps of her fellow 'R&B Divas'
Is there a conspiracy against female black singers when it comes to their taxes?
Having a plan can make all the difference
Relationships are the currency of influence and success in business. No matter how badly you…
Getting what you want from your customers might be closer than you think
Because when you do strike gold, everyone wins: You’ll experience reduced business costs and increased…
Singer owes substantial amounts for the last three tax years
A representative says the Grammy Award winning singer is working with a new team to…
Economy shows sustained growth, according to new report
The Dept. of Labor on Thursday expressed optimism about the overall strength of the economy.
Prudential Financial reveals the results of its 2013-2014 "African American Financial Experience" study
The 2013-2014 African American Financial Experience study is out. Commissioned by Prudential Financial, this is…
Mom: What's wrong with wanting your son to look good?
Talk about ballin’ outta control.
Students don't analyze options, experts say
Analysts say many students are misinformed or uneducated about the options available to them, such…
Simplify and organize your finances all in one place
These apps can get you on the right financial track
A disproportionate number of black and Latino families were victims of predatory lending practices
Less than half of the settlement money has been doled out to predatory lending victims.
A recent study shows people are looking to splurge on luxuries in a recession.
American Express Publishing and the Harrison Group speak to 1,416 Americans about their want for…
Women seemed to know just as much of the fundamentals as men
Literacy differences between men and women has been overstated, experts say.
It's the comedian's second time doing so
It’s ‘A Different World’ for Sinbad as he is now flat broke.
Spend your summer months worry-free
We are heading into the busy summer season filled with travel, good food & time…
A report says lottery winners should think about assembling a good team
We’ll all soon know who the winner is — he or she cannot under Florida…
Not much, according to one report
Bernie Madoff used to live a life of luxury at the expense of many who…
The Frugalista on the many differences in financial attitudes, behaviors of men and women
Men and women are on both sides of the spectrum when it comes to spending.
Meeting your business' needs is an easier proposition than you think
There is an old saying that “you’ve got to have money, to make money.”
Why you should avoid investing in things & relationships that don’t appreciate
There aren’t too many people today who don’t desire success in the areas of love…
Winner from Wednesday's drawing likely
Could you be a big winner?
Is Denver on your summer list of places to visit? Apparently, it should be
Convenience is the name of the game when it comes to summer travel.
Bankrate rated the best and worst states to retire in
Relatively cold states with high taxes and a high cost of living such as Oregon…
Pension funds, borrowing capabilities in disarray
The report was completed by Washington, D.C.- based bankruptcy lawyer Kevyn D. Orr, who was…
Follow these tips and stay on track with your finances
Taking the time to plan ahead for your summer travel can save you serious cash.
She's spent your whole life investing herself in you. Doesn't she deserve financial security for herself?
Your mother has probably spent your entire life investing in you. Mother’s Day is a…
The home was reportedly purchased in March
Beyonce buys another house
Damon Dash was Jay-Z's business partner until 2004
Will Jay-Z help a brotha out?
Debtee distributed the Rocawear clothing line
Dame Dash owes money
Black colleges benefit from the company’s campus-improvement program
The Home Depot responded to HBCUs in need through a campus-improvement grant program called Retool…
Even the number of homes considered underwater are lower than a year ago.
New report supports belief that housing market is experiencing a real rebound.
Research says shorter names could be more lucrative
Is a name change in order for business people seeking to get ahead?
You're more likely to save if you don't have to think about it
This week’s #WealthForLife focuses on strategies to make your savings goals more attainable.
Investors move retirement to back-burner to focus on daily expenses
African American investors are optimistic about the political and economic future of the country.
The Hartford's Lindsey Pollak says it doesn't have to take an accident for young professionals to make a claim on disability insurance
Disability insurance could mean the difference between many things
Says time is now to tackle debt issue for millions of Americans
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif) is taking the lead on student loan reform in the House…
Singer recently paid tax debt
Lauryn Hill was sentenced on Monday afternoon
Telling others can help them keep you accountable
Discussions around money can be revealing but are sometimes difficult to have, especially if you…
The singer pays off her complete debt to avoid jail time
Can Lauryn Hill bounce back after her latest miscue?
Resist the temptation of splurging on what you don't need
You have suddenly received a large, lump sum of money. So what do you do?
Lil Wayne recently apologized for the lyrics
Rapper loses endorsement at urging of Emmet Till’s family
Protect yourself when making a move
Excited about getting the keys to your new place? Before you move, learn how to…
How to get her buzzing to her friends -- without spending a dime
A large percentage of professional women don’t care how much a guy spends on the…
Would you spend hundreds of dollars on the headphones?
Beats by Dr. Dre has established itself at the forefront of audio electronics.
The reformed boxer has a new way of looking at life now
After wasting several hundred million dollars, the ex-heavyweight boxing champ is getting his life back…
Stop fudging the numbers. Identify how you’re spending your money and then give your hard earned cash a specific assignment.
Developing a budget is an essential part of your wealth-building plan.
Join us each week as we tackle the 10 principles you need to build wealth
Check out the 10 principles on how to build wealth
Be aware of thieves looking to take advantage of you.
Telemarketing scams are everywhere…watch out!
Money memoirs from a Detroit player
Big Sean’s determined to see success on ‘Higher’ off his ‘Detroit’ mixtape. His new album,…
A new study reveals harsh realities
Do you see this gap ever getting tighter?
Reports are surfacing that after being unable to sell her home, she relinquishes it to the bank
Will the problems keep mounting for the American Idol winner, Fantasia, who just recently lost…
You're well on your way if you can get these down pat
Get a jump on your peers by following these tips.
Leaving money to pay for burial costs as well as to heirs is just part of the estate planning process.
Life insurance payouts can be used to pay off debts and loans, making it possible…
Hurricane season is right around the corner
Many are still not out of the woods in the most affected areas.
Commissioner says agency will investigate trades after controversial tweets
Obama administration maintains its quest for transparency at the federal level.
Research shows a correlation between the two
Traffic bad? Probably means the economy’s good.
Could a run for the presidency be in her future?
Hillary Clinton may run for president in 2016.
Do you know what card is right for you?
Figuring out which card you need could save you hundreds — even thousands.
Some housing construction is making a difference
New numbers have some analysts looking up.
Sentencing in tax evasion case moved to May 6
Lauryn Hill’s tax woes continue.
Announcement comes as Netflix boasts $3 million first-quarter profit, success of original series
Netfix says over 10 million users use the service without paying.
Banks charge an average of $6 to cash checks
A large segment of the black community is unbanked
Quickly, a refresher course on what you need to be doing
The earlier you start here the less of a rush you will be in later.…
Nate Dogg died without a will
Mother alleges rapper owes back child support
No worries: Are they keys to financial freedom found in the midwest?
How does your city rank?
Manhattan's finest celebrate a great cause
Urban League’s Young Professionals are dedicated to change.
Rose has still not returned from a torn ACL
Bulls guard Derrick Rose has still not returned from an injury he suffered last postseason.
Chief says Congress must take action
A congressional vote reversed the decision to cancel Saturday delivery.
Out-of-network fees add up
Generally speaking, ATMs are more expensive than they were years ago.
With the money the couple is making, maybe they can just buy Cuba
Will there be any couple who can challenge the duo’s finances?
Have you ever been on a Carnival ship?
Company is trying to recover after difficult recent past.
How will you spend yours?
Everyone has an opinion at this time of year.
Do you have a plan?
How do you find the right card for your lifestyle?
Our first lessons about money come from our parents. Sabrina Lamb's book "Do I Look Like An ATM?" provides a game plan for smarter choices.
Sabrina Lamb’s book “Do I Look Like An ATM?” provides a game plan for teaching…
If your home is vacant in Detroit chances are someone will treat it like their home.
Detroit homeowners face squatters who make their homes their own
Lauryn Hill is asking the judge for mercy as her tax evasion sentencing draws near.
Lauryn Hill gets added to the ongoing list of celebrities to avoid paying Uncle Sam.
Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta is entering season 2
A Georgia court ordered the rapper to pay up
The form is as easy as 1-2-3
It’s April, and millions still haven’t filed their taxes.
Former hedge fund manager is creating opportunities for others
Former hedge fund manager is creating opportunities for others
Taking action after you file can get you ahead of the game
A list of things to do April 15th — and beyond.
President Obama took a pay cut, too
Budgets across dozens of federal agencies and programs were slashed, with employees and administrators taking…
Wasteful spending isn't the only symptom of a bad financial steward
Budgeting, like anything else that matters in life, takes time. Even essential tax and estate…
Reebok released a statement Thursday afternoon
The gossip news site TMZ is reporting that Reebok has parted ways with the rapper…
Powerball winner is a modern-day Robin Hood
Pedro Quezada says he wants to ‘help a lot of people’
The Knicks star forward is paying dividends on and off the court
It’s quite the accomplishment for Anthony, because the Knicks weren’t expected to improve as much…
Bernanke optimistic on banks' strength
At a conference in Georgia, Bernanke said the tests revealed that all but one major…
Getting young adults on the right path with their finances is the best way to mark a rite of passage to adulthood.
Getting young adults on the right path with their finances is the best way to…
Iconic images at Final Four have little monetary benefit for players
Critics parse fairness of brand associations on the court at the Final Four.
Good Samaritan worker has been promoted
A kind-hearted Walmart worker defines customer service
You can only get "more awesome" if you're not getting married by keeping costs low
A few tips for the frugal-minded person.
It's time to get that extension from the IRS
A most important deadline is looming.
Charlotte Bobcats owner not in the clear yet regarding paternity suit filed against him
Is it at all possible that Michael Jordan is the father of Pamela Smith’s son?
If Congress doesn't budge from standoff, student loans will double in interest.
Student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent by July 1.
Numbers far below expert's projections
Numbers show lack of faith in U.S. economy.
Same-sex couples seek marriage rights and legal protections, from accessing healthcare benefits to transferring wealth
Together 10 years, Moore and Harley exchanged wedding vows a beachside ceremony in Los…
Goldman Sachs expresses doubt about Chipotle Mexican Grill's future
Is Chipotle’s a good problem to have?
How to guard your deceased loved one's identity from modern-day grave robbers.
Last year the identities of almost 2.5 million deceased American were used to fraudulently open…
The already susceptible should be extra careful
Waste no time getting into these tips.
Bad Boy mogul makes good on his cash flow with estimated worth of $580 million.
Diddy’s Ciroc partnership has earned the mogul millions in profit.
The residence remains an attraction for tourists
For three-quarters of a million dollars, you, too, can let your tape rock until your…
Could one of these extenuating circumstances apply to you?
Every year, special circumstances affect millions of taxpayers.
Over 280,000 college graduates are working minimum wage jobs.
Nearly one in five American households are burdened with college debt.
There will likely be a new book on the collection, an exhibition and sale.
New works discovered by blue chip artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
The same way you do. Except your money troubles don't get put out on Front Street by everyone from CNN to TMZ.
It’s a familiar story: professional athletes, superstar entertainers and other famous celebrities losing their homes,…
Family gains unexpected windfall from garage sale purchase
The family purchased the Chinese bowl at a garage sale six years ago.
Reinventing himself -- and making a lot of money in the process -- was never something LaVar Arrington thought he couldn't do
LaVar’s second act is in high gear.
Former football and fraternity member tackles critical subject in new film
Byron Hurt was uniquely qualified to tackle hazing topic.
Study says participants were motivated by money
Is this a major breakthrough?
Majority of college applicants say debt is a deciding factor in choosing schools
President Barack Obama and credit reporting agency Moody’s called on colleges to cut student costs.
British bed company, Savoir Beds, creates six-figure Royal Bed.
Savoir Beds designs $175,000 Royal Bed, and gives other exclusive clientele the chance to purchase…
The legend is more than $10 million in debt
Publicist says gross financial mismanagement during the 80s and 90s is the cause for her…
bcondoms lauds Gates Foundation announcement, expresses interest
bcondoms has been a proponent of condom usage from its infancy.
Do you think about what financial clutter is doing to your financial goals?
Here are some tips to get rid of that clutter
Budgeting is still the No. 1 defense against careless spending
How can a budget tell you where your money’s going?
R. Kelly is one of the highest-earning recording artists of all time
The “Trapped in the Closet” singer defaulted on a 3.5 million dollar mortgage
From Dwayne Wade to Usher, Black Enterprise looks at Hollywood's most public custody wars.
Black Enterprise takes a look at Hollywood’s most recent custody wars.
Buckhead 14,000 square foot home for sale.
Would you buy it if you had the money?
Jordan and Prieto reportedly are to wed April 27
Do you think a pre-nup is a good thing?
The two may have had a pre-nup
Do you think Kevin Hart got off easy?
New York City and Boston are tops on this list
Do you live in a city that can budget?
J. Cole's up all night thinking about his love in the first single for his second album, 'Born Sinner'
‘Power Trip’ is the first single from the album ‘Born Sinner’
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau includes debt-collection guidelines in annual report.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its annual report outlining how it has worked to…
J. Cole, franchisee? If he had his druthers, apparently so
Hey, the guy likes a good Mai Tai.
Need professional assistance to manage your finances?
Here’s some help how to choose the right person for you
Woods slams "stalkarazzi" with reporters
Was this one of Tiger’s more savvy moves?
New survey reveals most low-wage workers have negative outlook.
41 percent of workers at the same place for more than a decade reported never…
Tips for saving on any budget
All budgets are not created equal. Here are practical tips for saving in the real…
A provocative book by Dr. Dawn DeLavallade candidly addresses the impact of the growing earning power of women on families and marital relationships.
More than 26 percent of marriages today feature wives who out-earn their husbands–and that figure…
New survey reveals Americans are not enough retirement dollars.
Fifty-seven percent of surveyed Americans reported less than $25,000 in savings and investments.
Dantley pulls morning and afternoon shifts
Adrian Dantley went from point guard to crossing guard
Use this time to get your financial goals back on track
It pays to get work smarter in this economic climate.
North Dakota is still the lowest, thanks to the oil boom
Unemployment is still worst in Calif.
Protesters say state officials have ignored the public's strong opposition to the takeover
Protesters in Detroit express displeasure at Emergency Financial Manager appointment
'Pet Food Stamps' doesn't want to see pet owners be put in between supporting their animal or paying the rent
New non-profit helps low-income pet owners feed their pets