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States With the Highest and Lowest Health Insurance Costs

New York tops list while New Mexico offers most affordable options

“Higher insurance costs in many states are tied to high costs of living or being…

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[Watch] A Conversation With Millennials About Student Loan Debt Solutions

BE Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale talks money with millennials at Rider University

With student loan debt topping $1 trillion it is imperative that we educate students young…

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[WATCH] Millennials Resorting to Payday Loans to Help Make Ends Meet

Here are some better ways to manage day-to-day financial challenges

“Millennials confront greater difficulties – including economic uncertainty, student debt – than those who came…

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How To Set Financial Goals

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN.

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A Closer Look At Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington

Dr. King advocated for economic as well as racial equality

When people think of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, they may…

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Strategic Moves For a Rich Retirement

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Most people have saved little or nothing for retirement, which means they are already facing…

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[Feature] College Students Mentor Each Other About Money

Students helping students find their financial footing

“Social support is crucial to the behavior change process. Peer-to-peer money mentors are a great…

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[WATCH] David Bowie’s ‘Dance’ with Financial Markets Inspired Tupac and Others to Follow

How 'Bowie Bonds' changed the financial landscape for artists

As the world mourns the loss of David Bowie, it’s interesting to reflect on a…

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The 3 Things That ‘Really’ Make Goals a Reality

The scientifically proven formula for success

Psychology professor Gail Matthews from Dominican University in California, heard about an often cited study…

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Changing the Habits That Got You Into Debt

3 tips that will help you make better choices

Still, our financial circumstances have as much to do with what we believe about ourselves,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Creating A Financial Plan You Can Stick To

Why so many of us have trouble with the ‘B’ word

The word ‘budget’ conjures up feelings of deprivation and sacrifice – feelings humans avoid. Seeing…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Blacks Shouldn’t Panic About The Stock Market Sell-Off

Analysts, including Mellody Hobson, weigh in on investment moves

“Although China is the second-biggest world economy, it composes roughly only 13% of the global…

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Treasury Acknowledges Lost Black Wealth By Renaming Freedman’s Bank

Renaming ceremony acknowledges origins of the wealth gap

The overall economy had begun to crumble leading to the first ‘Great Depression,’ called the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Habits That Will Inevitably Sabotage Your Finances

Seemingly small purchases can add up to big debt

Unfortunately, there are a number of bad habits that can sabotage our financial well-being and…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Setting Financial Goals: Where to Begin (Part 1)

3 questions that can change your life

As a financial journalist for more than 20 years, I’ve had a unique opportunity to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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10 Easy Tax Moves You Should Make Now

These tips can increase your 2015 tax refund

With the holidays in the rear view mirror, most of us are focused on sticking…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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What’s the Biggest January Bargain? Hint: You Can Sit On it!

Why manufacturers and retailers cut furniture prices in the first month of the year

“January is typically a good month to buy furniture for a few reasons. One…

By Stacey Tisdale

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New Chevy Malibu Could Help Save Your Life

Vehicle brakes automatically and features latest safety features

Some vehicles are safer than others, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Part 1: How to Make Financial Resolutions Stick

Getting clear on what really matters is the first step

Don’t fall into the trap of getting so focused on the numbers that you forget…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Study] Better Finances Mean Fewer Money Resolutions For 2016

Fewer Americans are making New Year’s resolutions about money

While results indicate feeling good about our ‘personal economies’ relieves a sense of urgency and…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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