Slow and steady wins the race whether we like it or not
Labor Department releases latest jobs numbers.
Slow and steady wins the race whether we like it or not
Labor Department releases latest jobs numbers.
Get into saving tips for Super Bowl Sunday's festivities
You’ve got to stick to your money-related resolutions. Here’s a few tips to get you…
Black Enterprise remembers the cast of one of America's favorite TV shows, and is giving you the scoop on where they are now.
From Kellie Shangyne Williams to Telma Hopkins, Black Enterprise looks into the lives of the…
Did the bailout save the automotive industry?
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler — known as the Big Three — have endured some…
Learn how to stick to your budget once and for all
Patrice says it’s time to get smarter about the way you’re budgeting your money.
A deal could soon be in place, a report says
A deal could soon be on the way.
In a long-term relationship, but not ready to put a ring on it? Here are steps to honor your partnership while protecting your finances.
People not married but in long-term committed relationships have many of the same financial concerns…
From hip-hop to a hit television series to a documentary, Ice-T has done it all
Through his many ups and downs — and with a decade-long gig as Detective Fin…
After nearly six years, another original hardcopy of O.J. Simpson's If I Did It hits the Net.
O.J. Simpson’s original murder memoir resurfaces for auction.
Are you a fan of the Grammy winning diva?
Toni Braxton was one of the most successful R&B singers of the ’90s with her…
The NFL is taking a hard stance on player health and safety by commissioning new studies on the effects of the game
The beleaguered sport is searching for solutions to player health and has partnered with Harvard…
Is your credit score hampering your financial progress?
There is no shortage of evidence that the credit report is perhaps as important to…
When T.I. began rapping, he never knew he would become an all-around money making machine.
Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. has been labeled the Jay-Z of the South by Pharrell Williams…
Before paying with a credit card, check to see if you're being charged extra
Forty states enact law allowing retailers to charge a fee if you use plastic
Warren starred in all three 'High School Musical' movies
Actor Chris Warren accuses parents of plundering his trust fund
Officials fear Brazil's safety measures isn't up to par with its ambition
Brazil is in mourning over a deadly fire that killed over 230 in a large…
How to create consistency when your money isn’t!
Limited or inconsistent income means you have to be smart with the money you do…
Though the rate of new home sales fell in December it's still better than a year ago
New home sales fall nearly 10 percent in December 2012
Do you think this is fair?
North Carolina lawmakers draft legislation banning welfare recipients from playing the lottery
Former football star's financial woes continue to mount
Vince Young could be in hot water.
Lebron says he can't knock the hustle
Lebron James tweets sarcastic comment about Sacramento Kings sale price
Gun deals are "under review" after customer calls for gun-control
Daily deals website Groupon suspends all deals related to guns
Black Enterprise dissects the life of La La Anthony -- from her radio days to her life on the court.
Black Enterprise breaksdown La La Anthony’s radio and film career, cosmetics line and marriage to…
It's going to be harder to get a loan, but it's for the greater good
Beginning in January, servicers will also have to notify borrowers of foreclosure alternatives after the…
For our #WomenOfPower Twitter chat on Friday, Jan. 25, the expert dishes on gender differences, and heading to the Big Easy
Get to know Mori Taheripour, 2013 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit panelist.
Money saving tips to keep you at the pump less and on the road more
According to AAA, gas has crept up only .04 cents to the gallon since last…
Real estate value rises since President Obama took office 4 years ago
Although there was a recession, the value of President Obama’s residence has increased in value…
Whether you believe it or not, Coco Austin's brains have a lot to do with her financial success
Coco Austin may be the beauty behind the popular E! reality show “Ice Loves Coco”…
The pressure is on to show you care. Before you get caught up, listen up: Love is not a legitimate excuse for irresponsible financial decisions.
Valentine’s Day is the official holiday to celebrate love. But because it’s almost exclusively a…
In addition to “Family Hustle” she executive produces two other TV shows, “Tiny and Toya” and her new baby, “Tiny Tonight,” on VH1.
Tiny has managed to put together quite the entertainment empire since her Xscape days.
What you know about calling your own shots? Probably not as much as T.I.
T.I. is out of trouble — and in the money.
The 19-year-old reached her first quarterfinal in a Grand Slam
Sloane Stephens, a 19-year-old American, takes center stage at the Australian Open against Serena Williams.
In 2009, corporate sponsors were banned but this year they were welcome
The 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee releases a list of sponsors
Travel, advertising and hospitality are on full display at Africa's marquee tournament
South Africa is currently hosting the African Cup of Nations.
Bonds bought the home in 2002 for 8.7 million
Former Major League Baseball player puts his Beverly Hills mansion up for sale
The Kardashian makeup line is being sold at CVS, K-Mart and Sears
Two small makeup companies sue the Kardashains for use of the name Khroma
The March on Washington was a speech for jobs and freedom.
The Freedom Budget, along with many of the economic goals of the civil rights movement,…
Earnings dip not indicative of progress at American Express, its CEO says
American Express CEO Kenneth I. Chenault isn’t panicking after earnings report on Thursday
The Knicks are coming, the Knicks are coming! For N.B.A.'s hopes in the U.K. and Europe, that finally means something
As it concerns the N.B.A.’s plans to expand its popularity, the Knicks are a worthy…
USPS may have no cash by October.
The agency lost almost $16 billion in the past year
Black Enterprise looks back at Cee Lo's introduction to hip-hop, and his current take over in Hollywood.
Black Enterprise decodes Cee Lo Green’s hip-hop takeover in the ’90s to his life on…
Jermaine Dupri stops home foreclosure for the second time in four months.
Jermaine Dupri gets judge to postpone foreclosure on Atlanta mansion.
Getting specific about your goals has a significant payoff
Get serious about turning your ideas into cash.
Better Business Bureau highlights the most popular scams of the past year
Thousands lose money every year by falling victim to these scams.
Is Elba the next Denzel?
Idris Elba’s career in music with tracks like “Secret Garden” and his DJ career may…
Governor Jindal has a new tax plan — what do you think?
Governer Jindal wants to eliminate income taxes in Louisiana, but raise sales tax
Chrysler has rebounded after 2009 bailout from the federal government
Chrysler is making a big splash with new technology at Detroit’s auto show.
Just one or two mishaps can lead to losing everything when an investment goes bad
Don’t let your elderly family members fall victim to the risks of self-directed IRAs.
Bing's new plan gives lots of leeway to startups
The mayor of Detroit unveils ambitious new plan to turn the Motor City around
An audience with Facebook's CEO is just one way Facebook is monetizing its capabilities
What would you tell Mark Zuckerberg for $100?
West Africa’s largest commercial airline boasts over 6 million annual domestic flyers
Despite numerous attempts, one company sees success in starting an airline in Nigeria. Arik Air…
"A Haunted House" is Marlon Wayans' Janet Jackson "Control” moment
Will you go watch “A Haunted House?”
Wizards guard is almost back from knee injury
John Wall is making a comeback to the NBA with some new apparel.
Black Enterprise breaks down the celebrity, charity and careers of Will Smith and his family.
Black Enterprise dissects the careers of one of Hollywood’s most successful families.
Get it while it's hot, because these deals won't last for long
The price of food is going up and the effect is being seen in fast…
Believing you are destined to be rich won't make wealth inevitable. But believing you are born to be poor all but guarantees a life of lack.
There’s no guarantee that believing you are destined to be rich, alone, will make you…
The bargain store attempts to lure customers away from its competitors
Will you be taking advantage of the big box retailer’s extension?
Yes, they're serious
Elizabeth Warren has called AIG’s suggestions “ridiculous”
Big stars and big names mean even bigger numbers for CBS
CBS is prepared for a big takeover in New Orleans’ Jackson Square.
Host city to Black Enterprise's 2013 Entrepreneur's Conference, the Ohio capital's biggest fan is the mayor himself
A Q+A with Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman.
What could possibly be next for the Texas born Foxx?
Our latest Decoded feature focuses on one of Hollywood’s most versatile entertainers
You've heard this advice from time to time, but it's never been more necessary
Six tips to get organized about your finances
GM plans to hire 10,000 computer workers at new tech centers across the US
General Motors has purchased a building in Atlanta it plans to convert to tech facility
How one woman’s prayer could help millions save money
One woman’s epiphany is making an impact in social media.
Many families could afford to buy precious few toys this past Christmas
Many American families had to pass on toys and big celebrations this year in favor…
With baby KimYe on the way, Black Enterprise decodes entertainment's richest heirs.
In lieu of KimYe’s most recent baby announcement, BlackEnterprise.com takes a look at some of…
Terrell Owens mandated to complete community service for back child support.
After years in the lime light, T.O. has been forced to humble himself after being…
Living well can be a costly endeavor, especially when on vacation
Travel could be the key to wellness in the new year.
Kim says she'll chronicle the pregnancy on TV, but after birth she's gonna keep the kid under wraps. Sure.
How can Kim and Kanye profit from their baby? Let us count the ways.
$500 million allegedly laundered from Colombia to the U.S.
HSBC bank is in the middle of a drug trafficking and money laundering case taking…
The resolution may hurt more than it helps
Many Americans are just finding out what the fiscal cliff could mean for them.
Tax increases will not affect most Americans
Late yesterday evening the House of Representatives came to decision to pass legislation that would…
Zipcar execs said to net profits in the tens of millions
Avis Budget will purchase Zipcar, a deal expected to be complete this spring.
Overall health, physically and fiscally, is within your reach
Get your mind — and money — right in 2013.
New changes in 2013 mean many families and individuals will need to seek professional tax assistance
Taxes, taxes, taxes. Here are the ins and outs for 2013.
Queen Latifah enters the entertainment industry, and emerges into one of the biggest female brands in America.
BlackEnterprise.com breaksdown the life of Queen Latifah, the female entertainer that has broken countless barriers…
First money laundering, now this. HSBC is in hot water again.
Three Atlanta-area counties have filed a lawsuit claiming that British bank HSBC disrupted their tax…
You can now own shares of SeaWorld
What are you currently investing in?
Black wealth is at it's lowest point ever. Could it be that way by design?
Could black wealth lag behind white wealth because of systemic white supremacy?
More than 160 organizations and counting have gotten shares of the Sandy relief funds.
The funds were collected by the Robin Hood Foundation
Winfrey pleased with increased relevance of her two-year-old network
But what does Oprah have in store for 2013?
Eric Jerome Dickey breaks down his love for books and his thoughts on financial responsibility.
Eric Jerome Dickey breaks down his novels and talks words, wisdom and wealth
Will they ever learn that the government doesn't play when it comes to its money?
Taking a page out of the Wesley Snipes playbook, not-so-fat-anymore rapper Fat Joe has pled…
With at least four weeks remaining, Ruben Santiago-Hudson has hopes for at least two special guests
‘The Piano Lesson’ has audiences singing August Wilson’s praises — all over again.
Clippers forward is in the twilight of his career. Could he just be starting out as a savvy businessman?
Kenyon Martin is selling a home in Texas.
With a little help from her 'friends,' an author closes in on Kickstarter goal
‘Be Your Own Boyfriend’ project is closer than ever to reaching young women all over…
Kandi Burruss is following in the footsteps of Oprah and Tyra Banks.
90′s kids may still identify with her as the former lead singer in the group…
Even stars have to pay off their debts.
Terrence Howard better pay his credit card bill to American Express or else.
Meek Mill wants to save his old high school
Meek Mill is hoping his donation will help to keep his Philadelphia high school open
Anyone who is in the music industry or hopes to be will learn something from Bilal in this interview.
The soul singer talks about his music industry past and future.
Congress is stalling on yet another important issue that will affect Americans' pockets
The price of milk is just another symptom of the up-and-down economy.
A new health initiative and outlook on life endears comedienne to yet another generation
Sommore talks reaching a new audience, and discusses why hair dye is necessary.
The oncology department at Queen's Elizabeth's Hospital has been named after Rihanna's late grandmother
Rihanna donated almost 2 million dollars to a hospital in Barbados
Rapper being sued for missing a concert in Africa
A lawsuit was filed on Friday against rapper Nas for failing to appear at a…
Rihanna sure has money.
The singer has plans for a “Diamonds World Tour” which starts in the spring.
Brandy breaks down the business of stardom from childhood to adulthood.
Brandy talks financial responsibility, staying grounded and how not to let this industry go to…
Singer is being threatened with legal action following VH1's Behind The Music episode
A few years ago, Ne-Yo had to pay $575,000 to Jessica White for a son…
This Christmas, many Americans are being notified that their layaway accounts have been paid in full by an anonymous donor
The number of layaway angels during this holiday season continues to increase
Dissecting a disparity that persists across education levels and occupations.
How soon can we figure out the unemployment crisis for African Americans?
Give the right gift to the right person
Could the right gift make all the difference?
According to the singer, his father has filed a lawsuit against him for $1,000,000.
As with most celebrities tweeting something they regret, the tweet was removed from his timeline.
Music star Ne-Yo recently sat down with us to provide us with some of his insights on becoming and staying successful.
One of the things that attracted Ne-Yo to the position was the focus on artist…
A North Carolina man says he was only trying to give Waka his demo when he was shot.
The court has ordered rapper Wacka Flocka Flame to pay for shooting and injuring a…
Consumers saving at the pump before they get on the road this holiday season
Good news at the pump for consumers.
Global rating agency poised to strip the U.S. of AAA rating
Can Obama and Speaker Boehner reach a deal?
The Fed is waiting for unemployment to hit a magic number before it entertains changing interest rates
Is good news on the horizon?
Customers should be receiving refunds from now until March
You could be in line for a refund from your credit card company.
Home is most expensive sale in Harlem 2012
The home went for $3 million, just over the asking price of $2.85 according to…
Our financial expert says it's worth taking a look at franchising from another perspective
Want to start a franchise? It may not be necessary to reinvent the wheel.
First the baggage fees, now this. Southwest plans to make money any which way they can.
Southwest airlines announced that they’ll be charging a fee to customers who don’t show up…
St. Louis native was a civil rights activist who led Atlanta Life Insurance Co.
Mr. Hill died Monday at age 86.
Edwards has fathered two children with models
Braylon Edwards is in hot water once again.
You see Big Sean getting 'guap' right now? Here's why.
Nothing more important than the mula. Five money lessons from one of the hottest songs…
Government telling big banks to watch and take heed
Europe’s biggest bank is facing stiff penalties for its involvement in a money laundering scheme.
How the reigning queen of Pop & B changed the sponsorship game
In Beyonce, Pepsi landed a household name.
Housing continues positive trend
Property values are expected to rise into the next year and are likely to increase…
A poll shows young entrepreneurs don't feel supported by the federal government
Should youth unemployment should be at the top of the president’s agenda?
The IRS placed liens on the rapper's Miami Beach estate
Don’t mess with the IRS.
(Barely) talking jazz, education and scoring films with Spike Lee
A brief conversation with Spike Lee.
Savings bonds have gone digital, much to the chagrin of grandparents
How will this change the system?
The fiscal cliff has scared some to giving away fortunes
Could this trend prove prudent?
For young super producer already killing the game, graduation from Tenn. State Univ. is around the corner.
KeY Wane’s already produced some of the biggest songs in hip hop — and he’s…
Former NFL star Tiki Barber is empowering himself -- and others -- with his new venture. But will it succeed?
Barber, 37, is the undeniably the face of Thuzio, a web start-up which recruits current…
Empire State of Mind author talks Jay-Z's thoughts on his book, what, 'I will not lose - ever,' means and a forthcoming biz-centered bio on MJ
“He kept walking for about ten feet — and I knew he’d heard me, because…
Do you like this painting Jay Z bought at Art Basel Miami Beach?
Jay Z purchases a mixed-media painting by a 31-year-old Chicagoan.
Details on his Airness' downsized home
Michael Jordan’s got a new home — we’ve got the details.
Will other companies follow?
Dun & Bradstreet has begun matching employees’ 529 contributions
With nearly 20 million unique visitors, the move would be a controversial one
The Washington Post could be adjusting its financial system with a digital paywall.
Could this move be the death knell to unions nationwide?
Labor union power in Michigan may be limited — permanently.
Liquor giant expected to look elsewhere to corner the tequila market
Who should they go after?
Expert says it's best to avoid this game
Financial adviser Mellody Hobson explains why you’re wasting your time and your money with the…
Rapper plans on helping homeless veterans
T.I. will be helping homeless veterans cope
Reality TV star must pay ex-wife $500,000
Former NBA baller will have to pay his ex-wife and their two children.
Singer will also perform at the Super Bowl halftime show
She will also appear on special edition Pepsi cans
Watch out for expert marketers' tools and tricks of the trade
Don’t fall victim to these tried and true tricks!
Are you jealous?
Because of the amazing success of ’50 Shades of Grey’, the book publisher decides to…
The IRS has programs available to help people avoid the same situation
The IRS don’t play games. Here’s how to play by the rules.
With HUD, Sandy survivors looking for a place to spend the holidays now have another option
The federal government is stepping in for families in need.
Borrowers finding relief from new government regulations
New regulations are supposed to make loan repayment more manageable for borrowers
Gays sure do save their money.
A new study shows Gay people are more responsible with their money than the average…
Some predators seek to key in on December to target charitable givers
How do you avoid Scrooge this holiday season?
Search engine giant told to pay up for not keeping its word
Y! may have to pay up.
Look out for bargains at the top of the year on these items
Going for these products now may break the bank.
Q+A with NIKEiD design consultant and self-professed sneaker addict Kyle Flowers
A career in sneaker design has its ups and downs.
Deal will allow him to expand his OVO brand
Are you a fan of Drake’s business moves?
Your Starbucks fix will be even easier to get within two years
Starbucks plans to open up a bunch of new stores in the next few years
Forbes estimated that for every $1 Murphy was paid for his last three films, they returned an average of $2.30 at the box office.
Can he overcome this distinction?
Thousands will lose their jobs in order to keep the bank solvent
Citigroup is slashing jobs, another blemish on a disastrous 2012.
Johnson spreads holiday cheer for at-risk youth
Texans WR and all-around good guy Andre Johnson played the role of Santa Wednesday.
Lending giants join in on holiday cheer
Two financial giants are giving consumers a break for the holidays.