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.…
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.
Here’s a rundown of programs that will sharpen your money skills and prepare you for civilian life
Life after the military can be overwhelming. Many veterans are thrust into the role of…
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
Avoiding this mistake could pay future dividends
Women stand to lose up to $500,000 in earning power during their working years if…
There's a sub market for the savvy investor
5 things to watch for.
New financial aid policies make it more difficult for parents of color to borrow.
HBCU officials say they were not given a notice of the changed loan standard.
The number of U.S. households worth $1 million or more spikes.
The rise in U.S. millionaires is a stark contrast to those who are not, with…
Peebles Corp. to acquire iconic office building in downtown Manhattan
Transaction marks the first time an African American owned company has acquired a major commercial…
Former friends disagree over hit reality TV show song
RHOA battle in court over song rights.
#FoodPorn clothing line is a savvy merge of interests, business acumen
Chef Roblé, is at it again.
TSA collects more than 400 pounds of profitable items a month.
Items, mostly knives, are sold at discounted market price by states, profiting thousands of dollars.
Are you surprised by anyone on this list?
The top 5 black selling artists of all-time, according to the Recording Industry Association of…
A website has revealed Michelle Obama's banking and mortgage information as well as her credit report and credit card history.
Everyone is getting hacked nowadays
In far too many cases, the only time couples engage in financial planning as a team (if ever) is to finance their wedding and honeymoon.
Are you about to put a ring on it? Now is as good a time…
If you save in the spring, you'll have more to work with for the busy summer travel season
These places are worth it if you’re on a budget.
Besides being just a generally bad idea, it's quite costly
Every day, 27 people die from accident related to drunk driving. That’s according to Mothers…
A tried and true business model goes next-level with Prodigy, Ray Ray, Roc Royal and Princeton
The business of Mindless Behavior isn’t exactly ‘mindless’ at all.
Internet hacker gets a hold of 13 celebrities private financial information.
13 celebrities fall victim to an Internet hacker getting all financial information revealed.
Smart spending and planning can help your skin rebound, our expert says
Being smart about your skincare doesn’t mean you have to break the bank.
Couples splurged a little more on weddings last year
The average cost of a wedding is the highest since 2008
Were you alarmed by the result of filing your taxes? It may be time to take action
You may need to take action if you suspect something’s not right with your tax-return…
Is Detroit doomed?
The state of Michigan is threatening to take over Detroit
Making sure those looking for employment for a year or more stay on course
Simply looking for a job no longer cuts it in today’s market.
'Dead Man Down' had a disappointing opening weekend
‘Oz’ had a powerful opening weekend
Entrepreneurs, see how to have a mutually beneficial relationship with your investor
BlackEnterprise.com outlines 5 tips to managing the investor relationship.
Despite overall optimism, Wells Fargo survey shows financial confusion about DOMA and benefits is high for same-sex couples
A new survey shows new information about the group’s attitude about the economy.
Mitchell has continued his downward spiral after his playing days
Freddie Mitchell has pled guilty.
Is lending money to your significant other a smart idea?
It can be very uncomfortable trying to decide whether lending money to someone you’re in…
Are we witnessing the dawn of new standards in hiring?
More people than previously thought are being denied jobs because of a spotty credit history.
Retail chains have had to adjust, some have survived, some have perished. Where will JCPenney fall?
Is the future in jeopardy?
Costs are skyrocketing at the state level
Students are left in a serious quandary as states slash budgets to make room for…
Murder of former NBA star remains unsolved
What do you think of her spending habits?
Online Banking isn't quite what it used to be
A few things to consider before opening an account in 2013
Don't be emotionally blackmailed into putting your financial health at risk
There is nothing wrong with helping friends and relatives during tough times, commensurate with the…
In the event of an untimely death, life insurance may be a life raft for co-signers
If you’ve ever taken out a loan and had a co-signer, life insurance is something…
Keep calm and use one of these tax mobile apps
Tax apps that will simplify the filing process.
One woman's crusade to get military members in better financial shape.
Shay Tull-Cook helps veterans and active service members with their finances.
Increased confidence in the economy spurring more risk from Americans, but is it too soon?
One of the biggest indicators is the consistently improving housing market, which is picking up…
Inaccuracies exist in millions of credit reports
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling has some tips for how to correct errors in…
The Pell Grant will be unaffected, but other areas of higher education will feel the sequester
HIgher education may become even more unattainable for some
Companies are turning profits, but avoiding hiring
Currently, the Dow Jones industrial average is nearing a record high resulting in a period…
The former NFL star has his sights set on a long, lucrative career
It’s a real wonder that former NFL defensive lineman Jarvis Green never saw himself as…
Our financial expert says it's time you started paying yourself
Saving money to cover expenses in case of an emergency is one of the most…
Deployment doesn't mean deflating family finances, here's a few tips on how to keep them afloat
Money tips for military families.
The wealth gap between whites and blacks has gotten bigger, not smaller
New Brandeis study says wealth gap between blacks and whites has tripled since Reagan
New initiative will bring 180 minutes of exercise to schools per day
Michelle Obama recruits Nike to bring more physical activity in schools
Buying healthy can be costly, use these tips to curb the expense
Eating clean can pay off large dividends in the long run.
The board decided on Thursday
Andrew Mason is out as Groupon’s CEO.
Michael Jordan's being accused of being a deadbeat dad
Does the woman have a case? Or is this just a frivolous money grab?
Convicted con artist is literally ridin' around and gettin' it
Con artist says he pretends to be mentally challenged and makes six figures from the…
Pop culture power duo not selling what some people want to buy
The superstar couple of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West insist on staying in Bel-Air mansion
Discretion is advised
During the tax season there are many individuals who rely on their tax refund. It…
This football player is happy to make you a sandwich, provided you hold the judgment
Terrance Ganaway just doesn’t care.
New study shows Americans could do better when it comes to drafting a savings plan.
Just in time for America Saves Week is the annual savings survey by America Saves…
The new single for an album due in 2013 has the radio and Internet abuzz
Money lessons from Mr. Young Money himself
Keep money in your wallet this Lent
Use these tips to get ahead!
Black Enterprise delves into the lives of cast members from A Different World.
Black Enterprise takes a look at the cast members of A Different World after they…
The benefits of prepaid debit cards can often appear attractive
Companies peddling prepaid debit cards often use celebrities to target consumers.
Warner is her label effective immediately
The pop star joins her husband Jay-Z at Warner/Chappell publishing
The minimum wage is too low for more reasons than one, study says
Economic study says the minimum wage has not kept pace with advancements in worker productivity
Could you benefit from these strategies?
Here are three sites to consider for crowdfunding some of your education costs.
Seeks millions in damages
The suit claims that one of the advisers, Brian Ourand, stole more than $300,000 from…
With a non-political approach, Gabrielle Watson, an attorney, makes waves in New York City
A wide audience — and a local platform — means the time is now for…
Jigga is soon to have more control to his entire catalog
Mr. Carter’s working relationship with Jon Platt dates back to 1996.
The ambitious project committed to hyper-local journalism is coming under fire
Can AOL recover from the financial hit?
Motown's Berry Gordy is producing the musical
Numbers from the promising musical will soon be available.
Former NBA All-Star is giving financial advice
Antoine Walker has had his share of financial struggles, but it’s not stopping him from…
Darden Restaurants is banking on a brand refresh nearly a decade in the making to rebuild Red Lobster, but will loyal black dollars be essential to the turn around?
African Americans, long a loyal part of Red Lobster’s consumer base, experience a relatively new…
In an exclusive interview with outgoing Lisa P. Jackson, wariness, optimism for future of African Americans in emerging industry
Will African Americans have access to green jobs? The answer is not as simple as…
After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S. cities to land the Olympics. Make no mistake: the Obamas can bring it home, in their case, literally
After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S.…
New Birth says it is hoping former parishioners will recoup lost funds
Eddie Long is the target of a suit filed in Dekalb state court in January.
A new study sheds light on a trend that could affect millions of Americans
Beware of how errors, no fault of your own, could be affecting your credit.
Snoop Dogg is in the hot seat with the IRS once again
Snoog Dogg once again owes hundreds of thousands of dollars to the IRS
Strategies and tips for saving for a rainy day
Tips to set up a back-up plan for your finances.
Retirees comprise largest group of mortgage-free homeowners
This demographic of America is free from a mortgage obligation.
Blige's financial problems have intensified in recent months
New Jersey claims Mary J. Blige owes almost a million in back taxes
Obama said it wouldn't be a huge savings for the government to discontinue the penny
Do you think it’s useful anymore?
Former congressman could be facing jail time
Jesse Jackson Jr. is facing serious charges.
President offers plan to increase workers wages by $3,500 annually
The president laid out a plan to raise the minimum wage.
Rock and Roll superstar doesn't take kindly to the crude app
Singer suing over curious app.